Meaning of “adjective” - Learner’s Dictionary

adjective

noun [ C ] us uk /ˈædʒɪktɪv/
Extra Examples
I forget the adjective he used to describe her.Can you think of another adjective for the word 'clever'?We argued over whether it was an adjective or a verb.What adjective for you best sums up the experience?Complete the sentence with one of the adjectives provided.

A2 a word that describes a noun or pronoun. The words 'big', 'boring', 'purple', and 'obvious' are all adjectives.

adjectival adjective us uk /ˌædʒɪkˈtaɪvəl/

containing or used like an adjective:

an adjectival phrase

(Definition of “adjective” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)