adjectival

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adjective ad·jec·ti·val \ˌa-jik-ˈtī-vəl\

Definition of adjectival

  1. 1 :  adjective

  2. 2 :  characterized by the use of adjectives

adjectivally

play \-və-lē\ adverb

1647

First Known Use of adjectival

1647


ADJECTIVAL Defined for Kids

adjectival

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adjective ad·jec·ti·val \ˌa-jik-ˈtī-vəl\

Definition of adjectival for Students

  1. :  of, relating to, or functioning as an adjective an adjectival phrase

adjectivally

adverb The word “happy” acts adjectivally in the phrase “happy children.”

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