Answered By: Rachel Willard Last Updated: May 08, 2017 Views: 60
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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