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adjective


Definition: Meaning of, adjective in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / ˈadʒɪktɪv /

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adjective adjectives
[countable]
  1. a word that describes a noun or PRONOUN . In the phrase 'black hat', 'black' is an adjective and in the sentence `It makes her happy', 'happy' is an adjective.
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adjective used in phrases

  • classifying adjective (noun)
    1. e.g., 'a nervous disease' or 'a musical instrument' an adjective that classifies its noun
  • descriptive adjective (noun)
    1. e.g., 'a nervous person' or 'a musical speaking voice' an adjective that ascribes to its noun the value of an attribute of that noun
  • qualifying adjective (noun)
    1. e.g., 'a nervous person' or 'a musical speaking voice' an adjective that ascribes to its noun the value of an attribute of that noun
  • relational adjective (noun)
    1. e.g., 'a nervous disease' or 'a musical instrument' an adjective that classifies its noun
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