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Definition of "intensifier" [in•ten•si•fi•er]

  • Grammar See intensive. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "intensifier" in a sentence
  • "January 8th, 2009 at 2: 35 pm using it as an intensifier is less bad than using it as a negation-sign, as in “moral victory”, which means “i lost”."
  • "Yet another intensifier is the military's handling of rape claims."
  • "I spent a year circling my eyes in Sue Devitt's smoky eye intensifier pencil before I knew anything about her."