predicate adjective

  1. an adjective used in the predicate, especially with a copulative verb and attributive to the subject, as in He is dead, or attributive to the direct object, as in It made him sick.

Origin of predicate adjective

First recorded in 1880–85

Words Nearby predicate adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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