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['@ dZik tiv] = /ˈædʒɪktɪv/

An adjective is one of the parts of speech, and a grammatical category. In the following phrases, adjectives are printed in bold:

  • She lives in a big house.
  • I am reading an interesting book.
  • the smartest man in the world
  • He is a fast learner.
  • She is afraid of the dark.
  • Have a nice day.
  • Chris is taller than James.
  • the most expensive hotel in town

Other parts of speech include nouns, verbs, and adverbs.