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What is a noun adjunct?

 

Definition
 

A noun adjunct is a noun that functions as a modifier of a noun.

Example (English)
 
  • In beef stew, the word beef is a noun adjunct.
  • Generic
      A noun adjunct is a kind of
     
    Sources
     

    Hartmann and Stork 1972 155

     

    Pei and Gaynor 1954 206


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