- An adverb is a word that describes a verb (an action or a doing word).
- The word quickly is an adverb. It tells us how he ate (the verb) his breakfast.
- He ate his breakfast quickly.
- He ate his lunch really quickly.
- She was walking slowly (Slowly is the adverb.)
- Adverbs describe the way something happens, like 'gently', 'always' or 'today'.
- It is a word that tells us more about verbs.
- Many adverbs tell us how something is done.