adjective (noun): a part-of-speech that modifies or describes a noun or a pronoun
An adjective is one of the eight parts of speech.
An adjective is a word that tells us more about a noun. It "describes" or "modifies" a noun (The big dog was hungry). In these examples, the adjective is in bold and the noun that it modifies is in italics.
An adjective often comes BEFORE a noun:
And sometimes an adjective comes AFTER a verb:
But adjectives can also modify pronouns (She is beautiful). Look at these examples:
Note that we can often use two or more adjectives together (a beautiful youngFrench lady / it is black and white).
Some adjectives have particular endings, for example:
However, many adjectives have no obvious form.
Most adjectives can be comparative or superlative, for example: