Answered By: Rachel Willard
Last Updated: Jul 08, 2016     Views: 37

An adjective is a descriptive word that modifies (describes) a noun.  An adjective answers one of these three questions:  What kind is it? How many are there? Which one is it?

Example: That is a shiny apple.

The adjective is shiny because it tells us what kind of apple it is.

 

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