adjective adjective  /ˈæ dʒɪk tɪv/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a word that expresses an attribute of something
  2. (n) the word class that qualifies nouns
  3. (adj) of or relating to or functioning as an adjective
  4. (adj) relating to court practice and procedure as opposed to the principles of law

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Slowly, it starts to be used as an adjective modifying the noun greed.
  2. Never mind that this presumes sexy left--or that an adjective can be rescued.
  3. I use the adjective advisedly.

News

  1. Nicki Minaj’s Crazy Kmart Clothes Are Perfect

    This week, Nicki Minaj debuted her neon, metallic, spandex-heavy Kmart clothing line and most reactions involved the word crazy — which is actually a sign of success, since crazy is an appropriate adjective for Nicki's cartoon superheroine style. The problem is that Nicki says she "definitely didn't want people to think, oh, she's only going ... More »
    on June 13, 2013     Source: New York Magazine

  2. Stuhr campaign exceeds goal in impressive fashion

    Pam Price is short, as her counterpart Traci Skalberg amusingly pointed out at a press conference by the Stuhr Museum Foundation. When it comes to the group's annual "Pride of the Prairie " fund drive, however, short is the last adjective that comes to mind.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Grand Island Independent

  3. Stuhr exceeds goal by almost one third for annual campaign

    Pam Price is short, as her counterpart Traci Skalberg amusingly pointed out at a press conference by the Stuhr Museum Foundation. When it comes to the group's annual "Pride of the Prairie," fund-drive, however, short is the last adjective that comes to mind.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Grand Island Independent

Quotes

  1. "My friends, I'm past the age when I can claim the name 'kid,' no matter what adjective precedes it," McCain told an ecstatic crowd here. "But tonight, we sure showed 'em what a comeback looks like. When the pundits declared us finished, I...
    on Jan 8, 2008 By: John McCain Source: Washington Post

  2. Fed Vice Chairman Donald Kohn said market uncertainties required "flexible and pragmatic policymaking -- 'nimble' is the adjective I used a few weeks ago" -- leading some investors to believe the Fed was still open to lowering interest rates.
    on Nov 28, 2007 By: Donald Kohn Source: Earthtimes (press release)

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