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Top 50 Adjectives

These are the 50 most commonly used English Adjective. This is useful for learning English quickly. When you can use all these words with confidence, your English vocabulary will be fully functional.

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  • adjective:bold
  • comparative adjective:bolder
  • superlative adjective:boldest

1)(of a person, action, or idea) showing an ability to take risks; confident and courageous.

"a bold attempt to solve the crisis"

2)(of a color or design) having a strong or vivid appearance.

"a coat with bold polka dots"


  • adjective:busy
  • comparative adjective:busier
  • superlative adjective:busiest

1)having a great deal to do.

"he had been too busy to enjoy himself"


  • adjective:chewy
  • comparative adjective:chewier
  • superlative adjective:chewiest

1)(of food) needing to be chewed hard or for some time before being swallowed.

"the rye bread has a nice, chewy texture"


  • adjective:close
  • comparative adjective:closer
  • superlative adjective:closest

1)a short distance away or apart in space or time.

"the hotel is close to the sea"

2)denoting a family member who is part of a person's immediate family, typically a parent or sibling.

"the family history of cancer in close relatives"


  • adjective:crispy
  • comparative adjective:crispier
  • superlative adjective:crispiest

1)(of food, typically cooked food) having a pleasingly firm, dry, and brittle surface or texture.

"crispy fried bacon"


  • adjective:curly
  • comparative adjective:curlier
  • superlative adjective:curliest

1)made, growing, or arranged in curls or curves.

"my hair is just naturally thick and curly"


  • adjective:curvy
  • comparative adjective:curvier
  • superlative adjective:curviest

1)having many curves.

"a curvy stretch of road"


  • adjective:damp
  • comparative adjective:damper
  • superlative adjective:dampest

1)slightly wet.

"her hair was still damp from the shower"


  • adjective:dense
  • comparative adjective:denser
  • superlative adjective:densest

1)closely compacted in substance.

"dense volcanic rock"

2)(of a person) stupid.

"Am I being dense? I don't quite understand"


  • adjective:dull
  • comparative adjective:duller
  • superlative adjective:dullest

1)lacking interest or excitement.

"your diet doesn't have to be dull and boring"

2)lacking brightness, vividness, or sheen.

"his face glowed in the dull lamplight"


  • adjective:easy
  • comparative adjective:easier
  • superlative adjective:easiest

1)achieved without great effort; presenting few difficulties.

"an easy way of retrieving information"

2)(of a period of time or way of life) free from worries or problems.

"promises of an easy life in the New World"


  • adjective:fancy
  • comparative adjective:fancier
  • superlative adjective:fanciest

1)elaborate in structure or decoration.

"the furniture was very fancy"

2)(of a drawing, painting, or sculpture) created from the imagination rather than from life.

"I used to take a seat and busy myself in sketching fancy vignettes"


  • adjective:fat
  • comparative adjective:fatter
  • superlative adjective:fattest

1)(of a person or animal) having a large amount of excess flesh.

"the driver was a fat, wheezing man"


  • adjective:filthy
  • comparative adjective:filthier
  • superlative adjective:filthiest

1)disgustingly dirty.

"a filthy hospital with no sanitation"


  • adjective:flaky
  • comparative adjective:flakier
  • superlative adjective:flakiest
  • adjective:flakey

1)breaking or separating easily into small thin pieces.

"a tree with flaky bark"

2)crazy or eccentric.

"flaky ideas about taxes"


  • adjective:flat
  • comparative adjective:flatter
  • superlative adjective:flattest
  • adjective:Flat

1)smooth and even; without marked lumps or indentations.

"trim the surface of the cake to make it completely flat"

2)lacking interest or emotion; dull and lifeless.

"“I'm sorry,” he said, in a flat voice"


  • adjective:funny
  • comparative adjective:funnier
  • superlative adjective:funniest

1)causing laughter or amusement; humorous.

"a funny story"

2)difficult to explain or understand; strange or odd.

"I had a funny feeling you'd be around"


  • adjective:gentle
  • comparative adjective:gentler
  • superlative adjective:gentlest

1)having or showing a mild, kind, or tender temperament or character.

"he was a gentle, sensitive man"

2)moderate in action, effect, or degree; not harsh or severe.

"a gentle breeze"


  • adjective:grand
  • comparative adjective:grander
  • superlative adjective:grandest

1)magnificent and imposing in appearance, size, or style.

"a grand country house"

2)denoting the largest or most important item of its kind.

"the grand entrance"


  • adjective:greedy
  • comparative adjective:greedier
  • superlative adjective:greediest

1)having or showing an intense and selfish desire for something, especially wealth or power.

"greedy thieves who plundered a defense contractor"

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