from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, or functioning as an adjective.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or relating to procedure, especially to technicalities thereof.
  • n. An adjectival phrase or clause.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or relating to the relating to the adjective; of the nature of an adjective; adjective.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Belonging to or like an adjective; having the import of an adjective.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to or functioning as an adjective


From adjective +‎ -al. (Wiktionary)



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  • A favorite nonce of mine, intended to stand in for synonyms which do not come to mind.

    November 9, 2010