English dictionary definition of:



  • a construction that can be used to extend the meaning of a word or phrase but is not one of the main constituents of a sentence
  • something added to another thing but not an essential part of it
  • a person who is an assistant or subordinate to another


  • of or relating to a person who is subordinate to another
  • furnishing added support


accessory adjuvant ancillary appurtenant assistant auxiliary

Scrabble score for adjunct

Scrabble score = 17

generated at 20:14:09 on 19-10-19

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