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Adjectives

This page gives the definitions and meanings of some less-known adjectives.  (It's like Definitions and Meanings, but for adjectives.)

Definitions

Last but two Click to show or hide the answer
Capable of being broken down by living organisms Click to show or hide the answer
Capable of being drawn to a longer length without breaking Click to show or hide the answer
Choosing the best from everything Click to show or hide the answer
Ploughed land that hasn’t been tilled or sown for at least one year Click to show or hide the answer
Describes a domestic animal gone wild Click to show or hide the answer
Describes the Moon when more than half illuminated (from the Latin for "humped") Click to show or hide the answer
Describes an offering to a supernatural being (in Christian worship, usually used for candles lit to offer a prayer for the dead) Click to show or hide the answer

Meanings

Austral Click to show or hide the answer
Boreal Click to show or hide the answer
Oriental Click to show or hide the answer
Occidental Click to show or hide the answer

Abyssal: of or pertaining to Click to show or hide the answer
Aeolian: of or pertaining to Click to show or hide the answer
Alate: having Click to show or hide the answer
Alluvial Click to show or hide the answer
Aneroid Click to show or hide the answer
Anthropophagous Click to show or hide the answer
Arboreal: of or pertaining to (esp. living in) Click to show or hide the answer
Brachial: pertaining to the Click to show or hide the answer
Cadasteral (map) Click to show or hide the answer
Cardiform Click to show or hide the answer
Caseous Click to show or hide the answer
Ceraceous Click to show or hide the answer
Cerulean (sih-ROO-lee-uhn) is a shade of Click to show or hide the answer
Congruous Click to show or hide the answer
Crapulous Click to show or hide the answer Click for more information
Crepuscular: relating to the time of Click to show or hide the answer
Dirigible Click to show or hide the answer
Diurnal Click to show or hide the answer Click for more information
Edentate (of a type of animal) Click to show or hide the answer
Edentulous (of a person) Click to show or hide the answer
Eidetic Click to show or hide the answer
Ephemeral (precise original meaning) Click to show or hide the answer
Episcopal: of or pertaining to a Click to show or hide the answer
Equi–pondurate Click to show or hide the answer
Friable Click to show or hide the answer
Gravid Click to show or hide the answer
Hibernal: pertaining to Click to show or hide the answer
Hippocrepian Click to show or hide the answer
Immutable Click to show or hide the answer
Inchoate (of a document – will, etc.) Click to show or hide the answer
Infundibular Click to show or hide the answer
Jovial: of or pertaining to Click to show or hide the answer
Labial: pertaining to the Click to show or hide the answer
Lapidarian: of or pertaining to Click to show or hide the answer
Ligneous Click to show or hide the answer
Littoral Click to show or hide the answer
Maigre (of a diet): contains no Click to show or hide the answer
Marmoreal: of or pertaining to Click to show or hide the answer
Melanistic Click to show or hide the answer
Mendacious Click to show or hide the answer
Mendicant Click to show or hide the answer
Miscible Click to show or hide the answer
Monomymous Click to show or hide the answer
Motley (used as an adjective) Click to show or hide the answer
Nubile Click to show or hide the answer
Occipital: pertaining to Click to show or hide the answer
Olfactory: pertaining to Click to show or hide the answer
Paschal: pertaining to Click to show or hide the answer
Pectoral: of or pertaining to the Click to show or hide the answer
Pellucid Click to show or hide the answer
Piliferous Click to show or hide the answer
Pluvial: pretaining to Click to show or hide the answer
Potable Click to show or hide the answer
Prandial: pertaining to a Click to show or hide the answer
Prognathous Click to show or hide the answer
Prurient Click to show or hide the answer
Puerpal: pertaining to Click to show or hide the answer
Quotidian Click to show or hide the answer
Raptorial (bird) Click to show or hide the answer
Reniform Click to show or hide the answer
Rhinal Click to show or hide the answer
Riparian: pertaining to a Click to show or hide the answer
Sacerdotal Click to show or hide the answer
Saliferous: containing or producing Click to show or hide the answer
Saponaceous Click to show or hide the answer
Sororal Click to show or hide the answer
Terpsichorean: pertaining to Click to show or hide the answer
Thalassic: of or pertaining to the Click to show or hide the answer
Unciform Click to show or hide the answer
Unctuous Click to show or hide the answer
Untrammelled Click to show or hide the answer
Uxorial: pertaining to a Click to show or hide the answer
Valedictory (message) Click to show or hide the answer
Venial Click to show or hide the answer
Vernal: pertaining to Click to show or hide the answer
Volutinous Click to show or hide the answer
Wych (as in wych–hazel, wych–elm etc.) Click to show or hide the answer
Xiphoid Click to show or hide the answer

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