attributive adjective

attributive adjective (plural attributive adjectives)

  1. (grammar) An adjective that describes an attribute of the noun phrase of which it is a part.
    The word “red” in “the red balloon” is an attributive adjective.
  • French: épithète
  • German: attributives Adjektiv
  • Italian: aggettivo attributo
  • Spanish: adjetivo atributivo

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