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Words To Describe People In English (PDF)

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Describing people in English can be simple. All you need to do is learn a few adjectives. Once you have learned enough vocabulary to describe people, you can easily use these adjectives to describe people, your friends and family members.

In this lesson you will learn a list of words to describe people’s physical appearance and adjectives to talk about people. If you want to describe physical appearance, hair, eyes, face, height, body and general appearance, these are the words you have been looking for!

Describing People’s Appearance

 

Describe People – Physical Appearance

Attractive – She is a very attractive girl.
Bald – He has a bald head.
Beautiful – Your hands are beautiful.
Big – She has big hands.
Blonde – Her hair was blonde.
Black – My hair is black.
Blue – I love her blue eyes.
Brown – Brown and big eyes.
Chubby – I like your chubby cheeks.
Cute – Your face is so cute.
Fat – He has fat fingers.
Funny – He has a funny face.
Gorgeous – She looks absolutely gorgeous in that dress.
Handsome – He is so handsome.
Large – You have large feet.
Long – Her hair is too long.
Old – The old man was listening the news.
Oval – The baby had a cute oval face.
Pretty – Look how pretty Mary is!
Round – The boy has a round face.
Short – I am short like my father.
Slim – She looks slim.
Small – She has a small eyes.
Stylish – Your dress is very stylish.
Tall – My father was very tall.
Thick – Mary had thick blonde hair.
Thin – She looks very thin these days.
Ugly – Ugly haircuts you should never try.
White – I have white hairs.
Young – He is very young.

Words to Describe People

AGE
Young, old, in his / her thirty, teenager, in his / her mid-forties, middle-aged, forty-seven

HAIR
Long, short, bald, spiky, fair, straight, dark, blond, brown, curly, wavy

BUILD
Thin, skinny, slim, fat, plump, well-built

LIPS
Thin, full, red, pink

FACE
Round, oval, squared, freckled, long

HEIGHT
Short, tall, medium height, of average height, dwarf

EYES
Big, small, hazel, blue, green, black, brown, dark, narrow, bright

NOSE
Pointed, big, small, flat, large, hooked, straight

SKIN
Tanned, pale, light, fair, dark

How to Describe People

 

Describe Personality – Character – Habits

List 1List 2
fun-lovingelegant
gutsyself-confident
daringwitty
patientbeautiful
goodlazy
open-mindedhappy
fun to be withsensitive
naughtyclever
generousfashionable
caringoutgoing
smartambitious
intelligentgifted
kindfriendly
pleasanthardworking
humorousstrong
helpfulfunny
loyalmodern
trustworthypolite
reliablehumble
responsibleenthusiastic
delicatetalented
sincerecool
tidygenuine
neatweak
honestlevel-headed
studioussystematic
adventurouswitty
calmserious

 

Common Adjectives and Their Opposites:

Good / bad
Clever – intelligent / stupid
Wise / foolish
Smart / stupid
Beautiful / ugly
Big / small – little
Long / short
Thick – fat / thin
Young / old
Rich / poor
Hot / cold
Clean / dirty
Funny / sad
Happy / unhappy
Patient / impatient
Exciting / boring
Perfect / imperfect
Interesting / dull
Polite / rude
Lively / calm – reserved
Easy / hard – tough
Alone / together
Far / close
Hopeful / desperate

  Describing People In English PDF – (download)

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