adverbial adverbial  /æd ˈvɜr bi əl/


  1. (n) a word or group of words function as an adverb
  2. (adj) of or relating to or functioning as an adverb


  1. OUR offices have been flooded with readers' contributions since the appearance of PTI'S May 31 Modern Living story on Tom Swiftiesthe little book of adverbial puns by Paul.
  2. Its object: to create an adverbial link between what is said and how it is said.
  3. Principal and subordinate clauses, including adverbial clauses of time, place and cause, and adjective clauses, but excluding restrictive adjective clauses and substantive clauses.
Word of the Day
animosity animosity
/ˌæ nə ˈmɑ sə ti /