a large Indian stork, Leptoptilus dubius, having a pinkish-brown neck and bill, a large naked pouch under the throat, and a military gait.
- Adjutant general
U.S. Army. the Adjutant General, the chief administrative officer of the Army. an adjutant of a unit having a general staff, usually an officer of the Adjutant General’s Corps. a high, often the highest, officer of the National Guard of a state or territory. Historical Examples We have a description of them from the pen […]
serving to help or assist; auxiliary. Medicine/Medical. utilizing drugs, radiation therapy, or other means of supplemental treatment following cancer surgery. a person or thing that aids or helps. anything that aids in removing or preventing a disease, especially a substance added to a prescription to aid the effect of the main ingredient. Immunology. a substance […]
a male given name. Contemporary Examples In one, Adlai Stevenson explains, like a displaced Mafia don, why he feels angry at JFK, whose career he helped to advance. The Man with the President’s Ear, Arthur Schlesinger Jr. and JFK Ted Widmer October 26, 2013 When John F. Kennedy ran against Adlai Stevenson for the Democratic […]
- Adlai stevenson
Adlai Ewing [ad-ley yoo-ing] /ˈæd leɪ ˈyu ɪŋ/ (Show IPA), 1835–1914, vice president of the U.S. 1893–97. his grandson, Adlai E(wing) 1900–65, U.S. statesman and diplomat: ambassador to the U.N. 1960–65. Andrew, 1784–1857, U.S. politician: Speaker of the House 1827–34. Robert Louis (Robert Lewis Balfour) 1850–94, Scottish novelist, essayist, and poet. Contemporary Examples In one, […]
noun (informal) the advertising industry and the people who work in it Contemporary Examples James P. Othmer is the author of adland: Searching for the Meaning of Life on a Branded Planet and the novel The Futurist . Super Bowl Ads Play It Safe James P. Othmer February 7, 2010 James P. Othmer is the […]