Example sentences for: adjective

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

  • The fourth is tatpurusha literally his servant, which is used to describe compounds in which the first element qualifies or determines the second, while the second retains its grammatical independence as a noun, adjective, or participle.

  • The proprietorial use of the adjective Tasmanian — found in compounds like Tasmanian kingfish, Tasmanian pink-eye (a potato), Tasmanian scallop (the shellfish, not, as in New South Wales, a slice of fried potato), and Tasmanian red (an apple)—plays on an ostensible difference in the island produce, as does the much more audacious hijacking of Atlantic in Tasmanian Atlantic salmon (farmed Tasmanian salmon).

  • A more emphatic adjective is perjinkety ; and it has the noun perjinkity , defined as “a nicety.”

  • Here the adjective fails to agree in gender with the noun it modifies.

  • You either live up to it or it waves a hankie, receding forever," and many reviewers seem to see the hankie waving here at the boy wonder who a decade ago wowed the critics with The Mysteries of Pittsburgh . As Michael Gorra says in the New York Times Books Review , "Promising is still the word I'd choose" to describe this collection, "but after 10 years and four books that adjective has to seem a disappointment."

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