Sorry, no definitions found. Check out and contribute to the discussion of this word!
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Help support Wordnik (and make this page ad-free) by adopting the word up and adam.
Sorry, no example sentences found.
Log in or sign up to add your own related words.
Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.
rolig commented on the word up and adam
Shouldn't this be "up and at 'em"? At least that is how I have always heard it.
May 5, 2008
82times commented on the word up and adam
agreed with rolig here. I'd use at 'em rather than adam.
Ha--interesting thread popped up when I searched the web for "up and adam" as a phrase:
sarra commented on the word up and adam
I was going to mention Atom Ant, too!
May 6, 2008
chained_bear commented on the word up and adam
Sarra... do you mean the '80s singer? Isn't it Adam Ant? (formerly Adam and the Ants)
No, c_b, take a look at 82's link :)
I am now, however, going to be earwormed for quite a while. Naturally.
Ah. So, not the '80s singer. Good, because now "Goody Two Shoes" is stuck in my head. AAAAGH.
reesetee commented on the word up and adam
Chained_bear must be too young to remember Atom Ant, sarra. Ah, ursine youth!
May 7, 2008
Wordnik is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, EIN #47-2198092.