adjective Ad·am·esque \¦a-də-¦mesk\

Definition of Adamesque

of architecture and furniture

  1. :  derived from the style of the brothers Adam attenuated delicacies of Mount Vernon's Adamesque ceilings — Hugh Morrison

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Origin and Etymology of adamesque

Robert and James Adam + English -esque — more at adam

First Known Use: 1881

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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