Example sentences for: adjectivally

How can you use “adjectivally” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • For some reason unknown to lexicographers the word became popular, and it was but a matter of time before it was shortened to pommy and then pom , both of which were used adjectivally as well.

  • In some cases the adjectives and nouns for ethnic groups are formally identical, as for example German, Swiss, or Russian . But to soften the ethnic term in such cases it can still be used adjectivally, as in the example already given or in: “A Russian guy once told me.

  • However, when the noun is used adjectivally it can mean `each' or `every': Ilka lassie ha' here laddi.

  • . Conversely, plain nouns for ethnic groups or nationalities are sometimes replaced with adjectivally softened terms like Colored Folks, African Americans , or Native Americans .

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