2 Part Definition Example NounA person, place, thing, or idea.Under the clouds, we felt like fish swimming in suntan oil.PronounA word that takes the place of one or more nounsElectra thought that her tattoo was larger than she expected.VerbA word or phrase that expresses action or a state of beingThe movie starts at 9:00. (action)The movie is terrible. (being)AdjectivesA word that modifies a noun or a pronounThat new blue sports car has aluminum rims. It also has a high-tech GPS system.AdverbA word that modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverbI instantly realized that I had just insulted the mayor and that she was quite angry with me.InterjectionA word that expresses strong feeling or emotionOuch! That hurts. Well, that’s finally over. Oh, you don’t mean that. Wow! What a great idea.
3 InterjectionsSeparated from the rest of the sentence by an exclamation point (!) or a comma (,).The sentence still has meaning without the interjection.Use very sparingly.