Most nouns sometimes have an adjective in front of them. The nouns listed here are always or typically preceded by an adjective.In the lists below, we often give an adjective in brackets after the noun. This is an adjective that typically occurs before the noun. Many other adjectives are often used as well.Nouns with this pattern belong to the following meaning groups:The 'citizen' and 'territory' groupsThe 'background' groupThe 'cook' groupThe 'job' groupThe 'buy' groupThe 'match' groupThe 'turnout' groupThe 'qualities' groupThe 'hair' and 'heart' groupsThe 'mood' groupThe 'place' groupThe 'specimen' groupThe 'deck' groupThe 'gland' groupThe 'arena' groupThe 'power' groupThe 'manner' groupThe 'era' groupThe 'glories' groupThe 'type' groupThe 'language' groupThe 'perspective' groupThe 'time bomb' groupNouns with other meanings
adj NThe noun is preceded by an adjective.