A word or phrase naming an attribute, added to or grammatically related to a noun to modify or describe it.
Late middle english: from old french adjetif, -ive, from latin adjectivus, from adjicere 'add to'.
- The adjective 'red' describes the noun 'apple'.
- She spoke with a soft, musical voice.
- The tall man wore a bright blue shirt.
- The dog barked loudly in the park.
- She smiled at the happy children playing.