postpositive(redirected from postpositives)
Occurring or placed after a word.
A word or particle occurring or placed after another word.
[Late Latin postpositīvus, from Latin postpositus, past participle of postpōnere, to put after; see postpone.]
(Grammar) (of an adjective or other modifier) placed after the word modified, either immediately after, as in two men abreast, or as part of a complement, as in those men are bad
(Grammar) a postpositive modifier
post•pos•i•tive(poʊstˈpɒz ɪ tɪv)
1. (of a word, particle, or affix) placed after a word to modify it or to show its relation to other elements of a sentence.n.
2. a postpositive word, particle, or affix; postposition.
|Adj.||1.||postpositive - (of a modifier) placed after another word|