Definition of adjective
An adjective is a describing word. It tells you more about
a noun. An adjective usually appears before the noun
it describes. Sometimes, though, the adjective appears
after the noun, later in the sentence.
Examples of adjectives
- a busy street
. ( busy adjective )
- a dark corner (dark adjective )
- a large bed (large adjective )
- a tall basketball player. (tall adjective )
Types of Adjectives
- Descriptive Adjectives
- Quantitative Adjectives
- Proper Adjectives
- Demonstrative Adjectives
- Possessive Adjectives
- Interrogative Adjectives
- Indefinite Adjectives
- Compound Adjectives
Definition of Descriptive Adjectives
A descriptive adjective is a word which describes nouns and pronouns These adjectives provide information about the nouns and pronouns this adjectives is also called qualitative adjectives.
Examples of Descriptive Adjectives
girl (Pretty Descriptive Adjectives)
family (Rich Descriptive Adjectives)
story (Sad Descriptive Adjectives)
man (Strong Descriptive Adjectives)
Definition of Quantitative Adjectives:
A quantitative adjective provides information about the quantity of the nouns and pronouns.
Numbers are adjectives, too. They tell you how many
people, animals, or things there are. Sometimes they are
called adjectives of quantity.
Quantitative Adjectives belongs to the questions category of ‘how much’ and ‘how many’.
Examples of Quantitative Adjectives
boy became first in the final exam
He is doing it for 60th
- Some adjectives end whit -ful or -less
careful – careless
useful – useless
- Some adjectives end whit -y
a stormy sea
an oily pot
a sleepy passenger
a noisy room
- Some adjectives end whit -ive.
an active child
a creative toy
- Some adjectives end in -ing.
an interesting book
a smiling face
- Some adjectives end in -ly
a lonely boy
a lovely girl
a weekly magazi
- some adjectives end with - able, -al,
-en, -ible, -ish and -ous .
a comfortable chair
a national costume
a wooden table
a horrible smell
a foolish act
a poisonous snake