11:48 AM PT -- Adele's pumping the brakes on rumors about her dating life ... saying she's still single.
Adele seemingly addressed reports she's dating Skepta with a drawn-out Instagram post Wednesday, saying ... "I'm going back to my cave now to be the (single) cat lady that I am!"
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Adele's got a new main squeeze ... a fellow Brit who's also big in the music biz -- Skepta.
Rumor has it the 2 have been hanging out a lot in recent months ... but are now officially a couple. They're both from Tottenham, and according to a report by People, they've been spending a lot of time together around the London neighborhood.
The singer and the rapper have been friends for years too ... as Skepta revealed in a 2016 interview when he said she texts him a lot to see how he's doing.
Adele's been single since early 2019, when she and her husband of 7 years, Simon Konecki, announced they had split up. Adele filed for a divorce a few months later in September.
Both Adele and Skepta have children from their previous relationships too. She and Konecki have an 8-year-old son, Angelo ... and he has a 2-year-old daughter named River.
Adele's been making headlines in 2020 for her remarkable weight loss -- something she recently joked about on 'SNL' -- but now ... there's something else to talk about.