postdeterminer

[pohst-di-tur-muh-ner]

noun Grammar.

a member of a subclass of English adjectival words, including ordinal and cardinal numbers, that may be placed after an article or other determiner and before a descriptive adjective, as first and three in the first three new chapters.

Nearby words

  1. postcostal anastomosis,
  2. postcranial,
  3. postcubital,
  4. postdate,
  5. postdated,
  6. postdiluvial,
  7. postdiluvian,
  8. postdoc,
  9. postdoctoral,
  10. postductal

Origin of postdeterminer


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