An Adjective Phrase is a phrase with an adjective head word.
- AKA: AP, Adjectival Phrase.
- It can be part of an Adjective Clause.
- It can be intensified by an adverb (e.g. extremely unpopular, very bad, more dangerous)
- It can be Complemented by a Clause (e.g. happy to see them, bigger than we expected).
- It can have an Adverb as a postmodifier (e.g. big enough)
- It can modify a Noun or a Predicative.
- “The sky is [filled with clouds]”.
- “I am the one who will [keep my office in a clean state]”.
- “The building, [which is much taller than all others], is made of concrete.”.
- See: Adverbial Phrase.
- 1. (grammar) A phrase that collectively modifies or describes a noun or pronoun and which can usually be used both attributively and predicatively, can be graded, and be modified by an adverb.
- That house down the block is [a hideous shade of red].
- The road [which was tarred on Thursday] is the one we need to take.