• She's got hair of a raven

Can we just omit "of" when we cannot add a suffix to a noun to turn it into an adjective? For example,

  • She's got raven hair

I mean situations where if a suffix were added, it would create a non-existing word. In other words, I want to use a noun as an adjective, but that noun hasn't got an adjective form.

Here's another example - "adjective form". I didn't say "form of an adjective". I don't understand it. Could someone explain it to me?

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    Ravens don't have hair! Raven here is an adjective, short for raven-black. – Kate Bunting Oct 12 '20 at 18:57
  • Noun adjunct is the name for this. – Justin Oct 12 '20 at 19:45

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