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noun adjunct

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noun Grammar.

a noun that occurs before and modifies another noun, as toy in toy store or tour in tour group.

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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
Also called attributive noun, noun premodifier .

Origin of noun adjunct

First recorded in 1960–65
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