Adolf



a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “noble” and “wolf.”.
Contemporary Examples

The collapse of the bank coincided with the appointment of Adolf Hitler to the position of chancellor.
Anne Frank’s Amsterdam Russell Shorto October 11, 2013

Every image reveals how wrongly the world has seen and judged Adolf Hitler.
When Hitler Was a Punchline Rudolph Herzog May 13, 2011

Singer said that he based the character a bit on Adolf Hitler.
Simon Kinberg on ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past,’ ‘The Fantastic Four’ Reboot, and Black Superheroes Marlow Stern May 24, 2014

At the end of a lengthy rant, he concluded that “Adolf Hitler, like Barack Obama, also ruled by dictate.”
Rush Accuses Obama of Faking Isaac Forecasts and More Outrageous Limbaugh Claims August 27, 2012

By 1936, Adolf Hitler called The Protocols his “warrant for genocide.”
Umberto Eco’s ‘The Prague Cemetery’ Brings to Life Ancient Hate Daniel Levin November 11, 2011

Historical Examples

Adolf observed the flags sticking up on the rocks, and drew attention to them.
Fairy Tales from the German Forests Margaret Arndt

Then opening the glazed door leading to the shop, she said quietly “Adolf!”
The Secret Agent Joseph Conrad

Mr. Adolf Reiss, merchant, sits alone on a gloomy December afternoon.
War-time Silhouettes Stephen Hudson

She had been fond of Adolf, but his memory was not a constant presence.
Tristram of Blent Anthony Hope

There was now one less German soldier to shoot a gun at Adolf Hitler’s bidding.
Dave Dawson with the Commandos R. Sidney Bowen

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