Term: Adjectival Noun

Definition:

An Adjective can sometimes function as a Noun; the young, the rich, etc. These are Adjectival Nouns, meaning the people who are young, the people who are rich, etc.
 

See Also: Comparative; Superlative; Predicative Adjective; Attributive Adjective; Count Noun

Category: Adjectives and Adverbs