Definition of adjective:
- A dependent; an accessory.
- A word used with a noun, or substantive, to express a quality of the thing named, or something attributed to it, or to limit or define it, or to specify or describe a thing, as distinct from something else. Thus, in phrase, " a wise ruler," wise is the adjective, expressing a property of ruler.
- Added to a substantive as an attribute; of the nature of an adjunct; as, an adjective word or sentence.
- Not standing by itself; dependent.
- of or relating to or functioning as an adjective; " adjectival syntax"; " an adjective clause"
- Relating to procedure.
- To make an adjective of; to form or change into an adjective.
article, the superlative, adjectival, adjunct, participle, descriptive word, identifier, attributive, qualifying word, dependent, adj., adnoun, determiner, attribute, procedural, limiter, determiner, qualifier, qualifying term, comparative, limiting word, attributive name, past participle, adjectival construction, descriptive term, present participle.
- "The English Language", Robert Gordon Latham.
- "Betty Wales Freshman", Edith K. Dunton.
And then he laughed and said he was a 'deuced clever fellow'- excuse the adjective- and it was a great thing to be 'as free as that chap was'- 'without all sorts of boring colleagues and responsibilities.- "The Marriage of William Ashe", Mrs. Humphry Ward.