Examples of modifier in a Sentence
In “a red hat,” the adjective “red” is a modifier describing the noun “hat.”
In “They were talking loudly,” the adverb “loudly” is a modifier of the verb “talking.”
Recent Examples of modifier from the Web
And yes, that's the we-can-print-that-name-in-a-family newspaper name, although fans know the tune as sporting a bit more colorful modifier in both the title and lyrics.
With dozens of brands of almost every spirit now available, not to mention the flood of vermouths and other modifiers, there’s a lot of pressure to pick the right one.
The dinner attraction formerly known as Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede has dropped its Southern modifier.
The system, dubbed SUMOylation, uses enzymes to tack small ubiquitin-like modifiers (SUMOs) onto proteins in cells.
Pompoms and studded fringe, O.K., but the 1,001 straps on almost every garment were a dangling modifier too far.
Biggby Coffee: Various by location, some are offering a free modifier — freeze, extra flavor or extra shot, whipped cream, flavor shot to any coffee drink.
Sure, the name isn't flashy with cliché adjectives and modifiers.
Any little modifier that takes the blanket out of the statement can make a big difference in tone.
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First Known Use of modifier
MODIFIER Defined for English Language Learners
grammar : a word (such as an adjective or adverb) or phrase that describes another word or group of words
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