Definitions

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to an adnoun
  • n. a word or phrase qualifying a noun, such as an adjective and a relative clause

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to an adnoun; adjectival; attached to a noun.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In grammar, belonging to or qualifying a noun; adjectival.

Etymologies

adnoun + -al (Wiktionary)
analogy of adverbial to verb and noun (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Roddick, who has been mostly idle this summer because of an adnominal strain, was glad to get in four matches in preparation for next week.

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  • Lowdown: Still shaking off the rust from offseason adnominal surgery, Pena embarrassingly donned a Golden Sombrero in his first game of the season.

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