This part of a speech is used to describe a noun or a pronoun. Adjectives can specify the quality, the size, and the number of nouns or pronouns.
- The carvings are intricate.
The italicized word describes the appearance of the noun “carvings.”
- I have two
The italicized word “two,” is an adjective which describes the number of the noun “hamsters.”
- Wow! That doughnut is huge!
The italicized word is an adjective which describes the size of the noun “doughnut.”