Definition of word class noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


word class

BrE BrE//ˈwɜːd klɑːs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɜːrd klæs//
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one of the classes into which words are divided according to their grammar, such as noun, verb, adjective, etc. synonym part of speech
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: word class