Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

intensifier

noun
     
Related topics: Grammar
in‧ten‧si‧fi‧er [countable] technical
SLG a word, usually an adverb, that is used to emphasize an adjective, adverb, or verb, for example the word 'absolutely' in the phrase 'that's absolutely wonderful'

Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.

Explore our topic dictionary