adnoun

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n adnoun an adjective used as a noun "`meek' in `blessed are the meek' is an adnoun"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Adnoun (Gram) An adjective, or attribute.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n adnoun In grammar, an adjective or attributive word; an adjunct to a noun; specifically, according to some grammarians, an adjective used substantively, as the good, the true, and the beautiful.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Pref. ad-, + noun,