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What is an adjective?

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An adjective is a word that gives more information about a noun or a pronoun. Simply put, adjectives are words that describe things.

Here are some examples:

  • equal opportunity – equal says something about the noun opportunity
  • ordinary citizens – ordinary gives information about citizens
  • good solutions – good gives information about solutions
  • something awful – awful gives more information about the pronoun something

Now try the task below: Can you find the adjectives?

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Exercise

Can you find the adjectives?

Last updated 09/15/2015
Text: Christine Varadian Johnsen (CC BY-SA)