Meaning of attributive
Pronunciation: (u-trib'yu-tiv), [key]
- pertaining to or having the character of attribution or an attribute.
- of or pertaining to an adjective or noun that is directly adjacent to, in English usually preceding, the noun it modifies, without any intervening linking verb, as the adjective sunny in a sunny day or the noun television in a television screen.
- an attributive word, esp. an adjective.
- attributive (Thesaurus)