Definition of Cain in English:

Cain

Syllabification: Cain
Pronunciation: /kān
 
/
(In the Bible) the eldest son of Adam and Eve and murderer of his brother Abel.

Phrases

raise Cain

informal Create trouble or a commotion.
More example sentences
  • Well, here comes a man up and raising Cain and the other volunteer told him they were out in the trash.
  • You don't realize anything, how much you've changed or how it raises Cain every time you smile.
  • The residents raised Cain about the police and said they didn't want to lose their identity.

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