Find the perfect words to describe someone with the world’s most comprehensive and carefully curated collection of adjectives to describe a person. Describing someone can be a challenge because everyone is so unique and we all have our own distinguishing characteristics which an often leave us tongue-tied when trying to describe another person. Every word in here was carefully chosen to ensure that it actually should be included in a list of words to describe a person. So many lists online are haphazardly created, full of words that can’t actually be used to describe someone. However, here you can rest assured that every word in here is a word to describe someone.

Whether you are looking to describe someone’s appearance or for words to describe personality characteristics of an individual, you will find them all right here in one place. This list is arranged alphabetically to make it easy to sort through and scan. All words here are adjectives, which are parts of speech that describe one of three things: a person, place or thing. And since this is a collection of words to describe people, all of those included here are adjectives. You’ll also notice that we have included both negative and positive words to describe someone. While we would prefer to see a world of love and kindness, in the interest of accuracy and comprehensiveness, we have included positive, negative and neutral words here. We hope you enjoy this collection and return to it again and again whenever you are searching for some adjectives to describe someone.

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Words to Describe Someone

Here is our list of adjectives to describe a person. Enjoy and we hope you are able to paint the perfect picture!

A words to describe someone

  • abandoned
  • able
  • able-bodied
  • abnormal
  • abrasive
  • abrupt
  • absent
  • absentminded
  • absorbed
  • abstracted
  • absurd
  • abusive
  • accepting
  • accessible
  • acclaimed
  • accommodating
  • accompanying
  • accountable
  • accurate
  • accused
  • acknowledged
  • acrid
  • acrobatic
  • active
  • adamant
  • adaptable
  • adaptive
  • addicted
  • adequate
  • admirable
  • admired
  • adopted
  • adoptive
  • adorable
  • adored
  • adoring
  • adroit
  • adult
  • adventurous
  • affable
  • affectionate
  • afraid
  • African
  • ageless
  • aggravated
  • aggressive
  • agitated
  • agreeable
  • adjectives that start with A
  • airsick
  • alarmed
  • alert
  • alien
  • alive
  • all-around
  • alleged
  • alone
  • aloof
  • amazed
  • amazing
  • ambitious
  • ambulatory
  • American
  • amiable
  • amicable
  • amused
  • amusing
  • ancient
  • anemic
  • angelic
  • angered
  • angry
  • animated
  • annoyed
  • annoying
  • anonymous
  • another
  • antagonistic
  • antisocial
  • antsy
  • anxious
  • apathetic
  • apologetic
  • appalling
  • appealing
  • appreciative
  • apprehensive
  • approachable
  • appropriate
  • approving
  • ardent
  • argumentative
  • aristocratic
  • arresting
  • arrogant
  • artistic
  • artless
  • ashamed
  • aspiring
  • assertive
  • assured
  • assuring
  • astonished
  • astounded
  • astute
  • athletic
  • atrocious
  • attentive
  • attractive
  • atypical
  • auspicious
  • Australian
  • Austrian
  • authentic
  • authoritarian
  • authoritative
  • available
  • avant-garde
  • average
  • avid
  • avoidable
  • awake
  • aware
  • away
  • awesome
  • awful
  • awkward

adjectives to describe a person

B words to describe someone

  • babbling
  • baby
  • bad
  • bad-tempered
  • baffled
  • bald
  • balding
  • balmy
  • banned
  • barbaric
  • barbarous
  • barefooted
  • barren
  • bashful
  • batty
  • bawling
  • beaming
  • beautiful
  • bedazzled
  • befuddled
  • believable
  • bellicose
  • belligerent
  • bent
  • berserk
  • best
  • adjectives that start with B
  • better
  • better-off
  • bewildered
  • bewitched
  • biased
  • biblical
  • big
  • bigger
  • biggest
  • bighearted
  • bigoted
  • bilingual
  • bitter
  • bizarre
  • black
  • blamable
  • blameless
  • bleary-eyed
  • blessed
  • blind
  • blindfolded
  • blissful
  • bloated
  • blonde
  • bloodthirsty
  • blue
  • bluish
  • blunt
  • blushing
  • boastful
  • bohemian
  • boisterous
  • bold
  • bookish
  • bored
  • boring
  • born
  • bossy
  • bothered
  • boyish
  • brainy
  • brash
  • brave
  • brawny
  • Brazilian
  • breathtaking
  • bribable
  • bright
  • bright-eyed
  • bright-red
  • brilliant
  • British
  • broken
  • broken-hearted
  • bruised
  • brunette
  • bubbly
  • bulky
  • bumbling
  • bungling
  • bureaucratic
  • burly
  • busiest
  • busy

C words to describe someone

  • cagey
  • calm
  • calming
  • Canadian
  • candid
  • cantankerous
  • capable
  • captivating
  • carefree
  • careful
  • careless
  • caring
  • carsick
  • casual
  • Catholic
  • caustic
  • cautious
  • cavalier
  • celebrated
  • centered
  • certified
  • challenged
  • charismatic
  • charitable
  • charmed
  • charming
  • chatty
  • chauvinistic
  • cheap
  • cheerful
  • cheering
  • cheerless
  • cheery
  • chic
  • chicken
  • chief
  • childish
  • childlike
  • chilly
  • Chinese
  • chivalrous
  • Christian
  • chubby
  • chuckling
  • chunky
  • civil
  • civilian
  • civilized
  • classic
  • classical
  • classifiable
  • classified
  • classy
  • adjectives that start with C
  • clean
  • cleared
  • clear-headed
  • clever
  • close
  • close-minded
  • clownish
  • clueless
  • clumsy
  • cocky
  • coherent
  • cold
  • cold-hearted
  • colorful
  • colorless
  • combative
  • comely
  • comfortable
  • committed
  • common
  • communist
  • compassionate
  • competent
  • competitive
  • complacent
  • compliant
  • compulsive
  • conceited
  • concerned
  • condemned
  • condescending
  • confident
  • confused
  • congenial
  • conscientious
  • conscious
  • consenting
  • conservative
  • considerate
  • consoling
  • content
  • contented
  • controlling
  • controversial
  • convinced
  • convincing
  • cool
  • coolest
  • cool-headed
  • cooperative
  • corny
  • corpulent
  • corrupt
  • coughing
  • courageous
  • courteous
  • cowardly
  • crabby
  • crafty
  • cramped
  • cranky
  • crazy
  • creative
  • credible
  • creepy
  • crestfallen
  • criminal
  • crippled
  • cross
  • crotchety
  • crude
  • cruel
  • crushed
  • crusty
  • crying
  • culpable
  • cultured
  • curable
  • curious
  • cursed
  • cute
  • cynical

D words to describe someone

  • dandy
  • dangerous
  • dapper
  • daring
  • dark
  • dashing
  • daughterly
  • dazed
  • dazzling
  • dead
  • deaf
  • dear
  • debonair
  • deceitful
  • deceiving
  • decent
  • deceptive
  • decisive
  • decrepit
  • dedicated
  • defeated
  • defenseless
  • defensible
  • defensive
  • defiant
  • deformed
  • dehydrated
  • dejected
  • delicate
  • delighted
  • delightful
  • delinquent
  • delirious
  • demanding
  • demented
  • demure
  • demonstrative
  • dependable
  • depressed
  • deranged
  • deserted
  • designer
  • desirable
  • desperate
  • despicable
  • despondent
  • destructive
  • adjectives that start with D
  • determined
  • devastated
  • devious
  • devoted
  • devout
  • different
  • difficult
  • dignified
  • diligent
  • dim
  • dingy
  • diplomatic
  • direct
  • dirty
  • disabled
  • disadvantaged
  • disagreeable
  • disappointed
  • disciplined
  • disconnected
  • discouraged
  • discourteous
  • discriminatory
  • diseased
  • disgraceful
  • disgruntled
  • disgusted
  • disgusting
  • dishonest
  • dishonorable
  • disingenuous
  • disinterested
  • dislikeable
  • disliked
  • disloyal
  • dismissive
  • disobedient
  • disorganized
  • displeased
  • disreputable
  • disrespectful
  • disruptive
  • dissatisfied
  • distant
  • distasteful
  • distinguished
  • distracted
  • distraught
  • distressed
  • distrustful
  • disturbed
  • diverse
  • dizzy
  • domestic
  • dominant
  • domineering
  • dope
  • doting
  • dowdy
  • down
  • downhearted
  • drab
  • drained
  • dramatic
  • dreamy
  • driven
  • drowsy
  • drunk
  • dubious
  • dull
  • Dutch
  • dutiful
  • dwarfish
  • dynamic
  • dysfunctional

E words to describe someone

  • eager
  • earnest
  • earthy
  • easy
  • easy-going
  • ebullient
  • eccentric
  • ecstatic
  • edgy
  • educated
  • effective
  • effervescent
  • efficacious
  • efficient
  • effortless
  • egocentric
  • ego-maniacal
  • egotistical
  • egregious
  • Egyptian
  • elderly
  • elegant
  • eligible
  • elite
  • eloquent
  • elusive
  • emaciated
  • embarrassed
  • embarrassing
  • embattled
  • embittered
  • emblematic
  • emboldened
  • eminent
  • emotional
  • emotionless
  • empty
  • enamored
  • enchanting
  • encouraged
  • encouraging
  • endearing
  • energetic
  • engaging
  • enigmatic
  • enjoyable
  • enlightened
  • enormous
  • adjectives that start with E
  • enraged
  • enterprising
  • entertaining
  • enthralling
  • enthused
  • enthusiastic
  • enticing
  • entrancing
  • entrepreneurial
  • envious
  • equable
  • equanimous
  • erratic
  • erroneous
  • eruptive
  • esoteric
  • established
  • ethical
  • ethnic
  • European
  • evasive
  • evenhanded
  • even-tempered
  • evil
  • exact
  • exalted
  • excellent
  • exceptional
  • excessive
  • excitable
  • excited
  • exciting
  • exclusive
  • exemplary
  • exhausted
  • exhausting
  • exhilarated
  • exhilarating
  • exotic
  • expectant
  • expected
  • expendable
  • expert
  • expired
  • expiring
  • explicit
  • exploitative
  • exploited
  • explosive
  • exposed
  • expressionless
  • expressive
  • exquisite
  • extra-large
  • extraordinary
  • extra-small
  • extravagant
  • extreme
  • exuberant

F words to describe someone

  • fabulous
  • fair
  • faithful
  • faithless
  • famished
  • famous
  • fantastic
  • farsighted
  • fascinated
  • fascinating
  • fashionable
  • fast
  • fastest
  • fast-moving
  • fat
  • fatherly
  • fatigued
  • favorite
  • fearful
  • fearless
  • feckless
  • fecund
  • feeble minded
  • female
  • feminine
  • fertile
  • fidgety
  • fierce
  • fifth
  • Filipino
  • filthy
  • fine
  • finicky
  • first
  • fit
  • flamboyant
  • flashy
  • flawless
  • flexible
  • flirtatious
  • fluent
  • focused
  • foolish
  • adjectives that start with F
  • forceful
  • foreign
  • forgetful
  • forgivable
  • forgiving
  • forgotten
  • formal
  • former
  • fortunate
  • forward
  • fourth
  • foxy
  • fractious
  • fragile
  • frail
  • frank
  • frantic
  • fraternal
  • freaky
  • freckled
  • free
  • freezing
  • French
  • friendly
  • frightened
  • frightening
  • frisky
  • frugal
  • frumpy
  • frustrated
  • frustrating
  • fulfilled
  • fully-grown
  • fuming
  • fun
  • fun-loving
  • funniest
  • funny
  • furious
  • fussy
  • fuzzy

G words to describe someone

  • gabby
  • gallant
  • galling
  • gangly
  • gargantuan
  • garrulous
  • gaudy
  • gaunt
  • gawky
  • general
  • generic
  • generous
  • genial
  • gentle
  • genuine
  • geriatric
  • German
  • ghastly
  • ghostly
  • ghoulish
  • giant
  • giddy
  • gifted
  • gigantic
  • giggling
  • gilded
  • giving
  • glamorous
  • gleaming
  • gleeful
  • glib
  • glistening
  • glittering
  • gloomy
  • glorious
  • glowing
  • glum
  • gluttonous
  • gnarly
  • adjectives that start with G
  • god-awful
  • god-like
  • godly
  • gold-digging
  • golden
  • good
  • good-for-nothing
  • good-looking
  • good-natured
  • goofy
  • gorgeous
  • graceful
  • gracious
  • grand
  • grandiose
  • grateful
  • grating
  • great
  • greatest
  • greedy
  • Greek
  • green
  • gregarious
  • grieving
  • grinning
  • gripping
  • groaning
  • groggy
  • groomed
  • groovy
  • gross
  • grotesque
  • grouchy
  • growling
  • grown-up
  • grubby
  • gruesome
  • gruff
  • grumbling
  • grumpy
  • guarded
  • guileless
  • guiltless
  • guilt-ridden
  • guilty
  • gullible
  • gushing
  • gushy
  • gutsy

H words to describe someone

  • haggard
  • hairless
  • hairy
  • half-hearted
  • handsome
  • handy
  • haphazard
  • hapless
  • happy
  • happy-go-lucky
  • hardworking
  • harmful
  • harmless
  • harried
  • harsh
  • hasty
  • hated
  • hateful
  • haughty
  • head
  • healthy
  • heartbreaking
  • heartbroken
  • heartless
  • heavy
  • hefty
  • helpful
  • helpless
  • her
  • heroic
  • hesitant
  • hideous
  • high
  • highest
  • high-functioning
  • high-maintenance
  • high powered
  • high-risk
  • high-spirited
  • hilarious
  • Hindu
  • his
  • historical
  • hoggish
  • holistic
  • hollow
  • adjectives that start with H
  • home
  • homeless
  • homely
  • homeopathic
  • honest
  • honest-to-goodness
  • honorable
  • hopeful
  • hopeless
  • hormonal
  • horrendous
  • horrible
  • horrid
  • horrific
  • horrified
  • horrifying
  • hospitable
  • hostile
  • hot
  • hot-blooded
  • hot-headed
  • hot-shot
  • hot-tempered
  • hubristic
  • huffy
  • huge
  • huggable
  • hulking
  • human
  • humanitarian
  • humble
  • humiliated
  • humiliating
  • humongous
  • humorless
  • humorous
  • hungry
  • hurried
  • hurt
  • hurtful
  • husky
  • hygienic
  • hyper-active
  • hypercritical
  • hyper-irritable
  • hypersensitive
  • hypertensive
  • hypnotic
  • hypnotizable
  • hysterical

I words to describe someone

  • icky
  • ideal
  • idealistic
  • idiotic
  • ignorant
  • ill
  • illegal
  • illegible
  • illegitimate
  • ill-equipped
  • ill-humored
  • illiterate
  • illustrious
  • imaginative
  • immanent
  • immature
  • immoral
  • impatient
  • imperfect
  • impersonal
  • implosive
  • impolite
  • important
  • impossible
  • impoverished
  • impressionable
  • impressive
  • improved
  • impulsive
  • impure
  • inaccessible
  • inactive
  • inadequate
  • inappropriate
  • inarticulate
  • inartistic
  • inattentive
  • incapable
  • incoherent
  • incomparable
  • incompatible
  • incompetent
  • inconsiderate
  • inconsolable
  • incorrigible
  • incorruptible
  • adjectives that start with I
  • incredible
  • indecent
  • indecisive
  • independent
  • indestructible
  • Indian
  • indifferent
  • indigenous
  • indiscreet
  • indispensable
  • indisputable
  • individual
  • Indonesian
  • industrious
  • ineffective
  • inelegant
  • ineloquent
  • infallible
  • infamous
  • infatuated
  • inferior
  • inflexible
  • influential
  • infuriated
  • infuriating
  • inhibited
  • inhospitable
  • inhuman
  • injured
  • innocent
  • innovative
  • inquisitive
  • insane
  • insecure
  • insensitive
  • insightful
  • insincere
  • inspirational
  • inspiring
  • instinctive
  • insulting
  • intellectual
  • intelligent
  • interesting
  • interracial
  • intimidating
  • intransigent
  • intrepid
  • intrigued
  • introverted
  • invaluable
  • invincible
  • irate
  • Irish
  • irksome
  • irrational
  • irreplaceable
  • irresistible
  • irresponsible
  • irritable
  • irritated
  • irritating
  • Italian

J words to describe someone

  • jabbering
  • jaded
  • Jainist
  • Japanese
  • jaundiced
  • jaunty
  • jealous
  • jeering
  • Jewish
  • jinxed
  • jittery
  • jobless
  • jocular
  • jocund
  • jolly
  • adjectives that start with J
  • jovial
  • joyful
  • joyless
  • joyous
  • jubilant
  • judgmental
  • judicious
  • jumpy
  • junior
  • just
  • juvenile

K words to describe someone

  • keen
  • key
  • kind
  • kind-hearted
  • kindly
  • kindred
  • kingly
  • kinky
  • adjectives that start with K
  • klutzy
  • knavish
  • knightly
  • knocked-up
  • knowledgeable
  • known
  • kookie
  • kooky
  • Korean

L words to describe someone

  • lackadaisical
  • lame
  • languid
  • lanky
  • large
  • larger
  • largest
  • lascivious
  • last
  • late
  • laughable
  • laughing
  • lavish
  • lawful
  • lawless
  • lazy
  • lead
  • leading
  • lean
  • learned
  • lecherous
  • leering
  • left-handed
  • legendary
  • legitimate
  • lenient
  • less-qualified
  • lethargic
  • liberal
  • adjectives that start with L
  • licensed
  • lifeless
  • lighthearted
  • likable
  • likeable
  • like-minded
  • lily-livered
  • limber
  • limitless
  • limping
  • literal
  • literary
  • literate
  • lithe
  • little
  • lively
  • livid
  • living
  • loathsome
  • local
  • logical
  • lonely
  • loose
  • loquacious
  • lost
  • loud
  • lousy
  • loutish
  • lovable
  • loveable
  • lovely
  • loving
  • low-maintenance
  • low-ranking
  • loyal
  • lucky
  • luscious
  • lying

M words to describe someone

  • Machiavellian
  • macho
  • mad
  • maddening
  • magical
  • magnanimous
  • magnetic
  • magnificent
  • maiden
  • majestic
  • maladjusted
  • male
  • malevolent
  • malicious
  • malleable
  • manageable
  • managerial
  • maniacal
  • manic
  • manipulative
  • marketable
  • married
  • marvelous
  • masked
  • massive
  • master
  • matchless
  • materialistic
  • maternal
  • mathematical
  • matronly
  • mature
  • mean
  • meaningful
  • meaningless
  • mean-spirited
  • meat-eating
  • mechanical
  • medical
  • meek
  • melancholy
  • mellow
  • melodramatic
  • memorable
  • menacing
  • mental
  • merciful
  • merciless
  • adjectives that start with M
  • mercurial
  • merry
  • messy
  • meticulous
  • Mexican
  • middle
  • middle-class
  • mighty
  • militant
  • militaristic
  • mincing
  • mindful
  • mindless
  • mirthful
  • mischievous
  • miscreant
  • miserable
  • miserly
  • misguided
  • misleading
  • mistrustful
  • mistrusting
  • moaning
  • modern
  • modest
  • money-grubbing
  • monotonous
  • monstrous
  • moody
  • moral
  • moralistic
  • morbid
  • moronic
  • morose
  • mortal
  • mortified
  • motherly
  • motionless
  • motivated
  • motivating
  • motivational
  • mournful
  • muddled
  • multicultural
  • multi talented
  • mundane
  • munificent
  • muscular
  • musical
  • Muslim
  • mute
  • mutinous
  • mysterious
  • mystic
  • mystical
  • mystified
  • mystifying
  • mythical

N words to describe someone

  • naïve
  • nameless
  • narcissistic
  • narrow-minded
  • nasty
  • native
  • natural
  • naughty
  • nauseating
  • nearsighted
  • neat
  • needy
  • nefarious
  • negative
  • neglected
  • neglectful
  • negligent
  • neighborly
  • adjectives that start with N
  • nervous
  • neurotic
  • neutral
  • new
  • newest
  • next
  • next-door
  • nice
  • nifty
  • nimble
  • nimble-minded
  • noble
  • noisy
  • non-aggressive
  • nonchalant
  • noncommittal
  • noncompetitive
  • nondescript
  • nondestructive
  • nonproductive
  • non-responsive
  • nonviolent
  • normal
  • nostalgic
  • nosy
  • notable
  • noticeable
  • notorious
  • noxious
  • numb
  • nutty

O words to describe someone

  • oafish
  • obedient
  • obese
  • objectionable
  • objective
  • obliging
  • oblivious
  • obnoxious
  • obscene
  • obscure
  • observant
  • obsessive
  • obstinate
  • occupied
  • odd
  • odd-looking
  • odiferous
  • odious
  • offensive
  • offhanded
  • officious
  • OK
  • okay
  • old
  • older
  • oldest
  • old-fashioned
  • ominous
  • omniscient
  • omnivorous
  • one
  • one-sided
  • only
  • openhearted
  • open-minded
  • opinionated
  • opportunistic
  • oppressive
  • adjectives that start with O
  • optimistic
  • opulent
  • ordinary
  • original
  • ornery
  • orphaned
  • ostentatious
  • outgoing
  • outlandish
  • outraged
  • outrageous
  • outspoken
  • outstanding
  • overactive
  • overaggressive
  • overambitious
  • over-assertive
  • overbearing
  • overcautious
  • overconfident
  • overcritical
  • overemotional
  • overenthusiastic
  • overjoyed
  • overoptimistic
  • overpowering
  • overprotective
  • overqualified
  • overrated
  • oversensitive
  • overwhelmed
  • overwhelming
  • overworked
  • overwrought
  • overzealous

P words to describe someone

  • pale
  • pallid
  • pampered
  • panicky
  • paranormal
  • parasitic
  • parched
  • pardonable
  • parental
  • parsimonious
  • particular
  • partisan
  • part-time
  • party
  • passing
  • passionate
  • passive
  • past
  • patchy
  • paternal
  • paternalistic
  • pathetic
  • pathological
  • patient
  • patriotic
  • patronizing
  • peaceable
  • peaceful
  • peculiar
  • pedantic
  • pedestrian
  • peerless
  • peeved
  • peevish
  • penetrating
  • pensive
  • peppery
  • perceivable
  • perceptible
  • perceptive
  • perfect
  • perfumed
  • perilous
  • peripheral
  • perky
  • permanent
  • permeable
  • permissive
  • pernicious
  • perpetual
  • perplexed
  • perplexing
  • persevering
  • persistent
  • personable
  • personal
  • persuasive
  • pert
  • perturbed
  • perturbing
  • pervasive
  • perverse
  • pessimistic
  • petite
  • pettish
  • petty
  • petulant
  • phenomenal
  • philanthropic
  • philosophical
  • phobic
  • photographic
  • physical
  • physiological
  • piercing
  • pigheaded
  • pious
  • piteous
  • pitiful
  • pitiless
  • pivotal
  • adjectives that start with P
  • placid
  • plain
  • plaintive
  • plastic
  • plausible
  • playful
  • pleading
  • pleasant
  • pleased
  • pleasing
  • pleasurable
  • plentiful
  • pliable
  • plodding
  • plucky
  • plump
  • pneumatic
  • poetic
  • poignant
  • pointless
  • poised
  • poisonous
  • polished
  • polite
  • political
  • pompous
  • ponderous
  • poor
  • poorer
  • poorest
  • poor-mannered
  • popular
  • portly
  • Portuguese
  • positive
  • possessive
  • posthumous
  • potent
  • potential
  • powerful
  • powerless
  • practical
  • pragmatic
  • praiseworthy
  • precious
  • precise
  • precocious
  • predictable
  • predisposed
  • predominant
  • preeminent
  • preferable
  • preferential
  • pregnant
  • prehistoric
  • prejudiced
  • premature
  • preoccupied
  • prepared
  • preposterous
  • present
  • presentable
  • presidential
  • prestigious
  • presumptive
  • presumptuous
  • pretentious
  • pretty
  • priceless
  • pricey
  • prickly
  • prim
  • primary
  • primitive
  • princely
  • principal
  • principled
  • prissy
  • private
  • prize
  • prized
  • proactive
  • probable
  • problematic
  • productive
  • profane
  • professed
  • professional
  • professorial
  • proficient
  • profound
  • profuse
  • progressive
  • prolific
  • prominent
  • promising
  • prompt
  • pronounced
  • proper
  • prophetic
  • proportional
  • prospective
  • prosperous
  • protective
  • Protestant
  • proud
  • provocative
  • provoking
  • prudent
  • prudential
  • prying
  • psychedelic
  • psychotic
  • public
  • puckish
  • puffy
  • pugnacious
  • pumped
  • punctual
  • punitive
  • puny
  • pure
  • puritanical
  • purposeful
  • purposeless
  • pushy
  • pusillanimous
  • puzzled
  • puzzling

Q words to describe someone

  • quackish
  • qualified
  • quarantined
  • quarrelsome
  • queasy
  • queenly
  • queer
  • querulous
  • questionable
  • quick
  • quick-acting
  • adjectives that start with Q
  • quickest
  • quick-minded
  • quick-paced
  • quick-tempered
  • quick-thinking
  • quick-witted
  • quiescent
  • quiet
  • quintessential
  • quirky
  • quivering
  • quixotic
  • quizzical
  • quotable

R words to describe someone

  • racist
  • rakish
  • rambunctious
  • rare
  • rascally
  • rational
  • raucous
  • ravishing
  • ready
  • real
  • reasonable
  • reassuring
  • rebel
  • rebellious
  • receptive
  • reckless
  • recognizable
  • red-blooded
  • regal
  • regular
  • reigning
  • relatable
  • relaxed
  • relentless
  • relevant
  • reliable
  • adjectives that start with R
  • religious
  • remarkable
  • remorseful
  • remorseless
  • representative
  • republican
  • repulsive
  • reputable
  • resentful
  • reserved
  • resident
  • resilient
  • resolute
  • resourceful
  • respectable
  • respectful
  • responsible
  • responsive
  • rested
  • restless
  • retired
  • revengeful
  • rich
  • richer
  • richest
  • ridiculous
  • right
  • righteous
  • right-handed
  • rigid
  • romantic
  • rotund
  • rough
  • rowdy
  • royal
  • rude
  • Russian
  • ruthless

S words to describe someone

  • sad
  • saintly
  • sane
  • sarcastic
  • satisfied
  • scholarly
  • scientific
  • Scottish
  • secure
  • seductive
  • self-absorbed
  • self-assured
  • self-centered
  • self-confident
  • self-interested
  • selfish
  • selfless
  • self-reliant
  • self-satisfied
  • sellable
  • senior
  • sensational
  • senseless
  • sensitive
  • sentimental
  • serious
  • Shintoist
  • shocked
  • short
  • short-tempered
  • shrewd
  • sick
  • silly
  • simpleminded
  • sincere
  • sinful
  • single
  • single-minded
  • skilled
  • sleeping
  • sleepy
  • slender
  • slick
  • adjectives that start with S
  • slim
  • sly
  • small
  • smart
  • smartest
  • sneaky
  • snotty
  • soaked
  • sober
  • sociable
  • softhearted
  • Spanish
  • special
  • spectacular
  • speechless
  • spineless
  • spirited
  • spiritless
  • spiteful
  • splendid
  • spoiled
  • spooky
  • stable
  • star-crossed
  • startled
  • steaming
  • sterile
  • stern
  • straight
  • strange
  • strong
  • strongest
  • stubborn
  • stuck-up
  • studious
  • stunned
  • stunning
  • stylish
  • suave
  • submissive
  • successful
  • super
  • superb
  • superior
  • super-sensitive
  • supreme
  • suspected
  • sweet

T words to describe someone

  • taciturn
  • tacky
  • tactful
  • tactical
  • tactless
  • take-charge
  • talented
  • talkative
  • tall
  • tame
  • tan
  • tanned
  • tardy
  • targeted
  • taut
  • teachable
  • tearful
  • tearing
  • technical
  • teenage
  • telepathic
  • temperamental
  • temperate
  • tempestuous
  • tempted
  • ten
  • tenacious
  • tender
  • tenderhearted
  • tense
  • terrible
  • terrific
  • terrified
  • testy
  • tetchy
  • thankful
  • thankless
  • theatrical
  • theoretical
  • thick
  • thin
  • thirsty
  • thorough
  • thoughtful
  • thoughtless
  • threatened
  • threatening
  • thriftless
  • thrifty
  • thrilled
  • tidy
  • tight
  • timeless
  • timely
  • timid
  • tiny
  • adjectives that start with T
  • tipsy
  • tired
  • tireless
  • tiresome
  • tolerable
  • tolerant
  • tone-deaf
  • toneless
  • toothsome
  • toothy
  • tormented
  • torpid
  • touched
  • touchy
  • tough
  • towering
  • traditional
  • trainable
  • traitorous
  • transcendent
  • transformed
  • transient
  • transparent
  • transplanted
  • treasured
  • tremendous
  • tremulous
  • trendy
  • tribal
  • tricky
  • triumphant
  • troubled
  • troublesome
  • truculent
  • true
  • trusted
  • trustful
  • trusting
  • trustworthy
  • truthful
  • tumultuous
  • twinkling
  • twitter-pated
  • tyrannical

U words to describe someone

  • ugly
  • unabashed
  • unable
  • unacceptable
  • unaccountable
  • unacknowledged
  • unadventurous
  • unaffected
  • unafraid
  • unaggressive
  • unapologetic
  • unappealing
  • unappreciative
  • unapproachable
  • unashamed
  • unassertive
  • unattached
  • unattractive
  • unavailable
  • unbalanced
  • unbearable
  • unbelievable
  • unbelieving
  • unbendable
  • unbiased
  • unblemished
  • unblinking
  • unblushing
  • unbreakable
  • uncaring
  • uncertain
  • unchangeable
  • uncharacteristic
  • uncharitable
  • uncivilized
  • unclean
  • uncomfortable
  • uncommitted
  • uncommunicative
  • uncompromising
  • unconcerned
  • unconditional
  • unconscionable
  • unconscious
  • unconstructive
  • uncontrollable
  • unconvincing
  • uncooperative
  • uncoordinated
  • uncouth
  • uncreative
  • uncritical
  • undaunted
  • undefeated
  • undependable
  • underprivileged
  • underqualified
  • underrated
  • understanding
  • undesirable
  • undeterred
  • undeveloped
  • undiplomatic
  • undisciplined
  • undisputed
  • undoubted
  • uneducated
  • unemotional
  • unemployed
  • unencumbered
  • unenthusiastic
  • unenviable
  • unerring
  • unexceptional
  • adjectives that start with U
  • unexcited
  • unexpected
  • unexpressive
  • unfailing
  • unfaithful
  • unfaltering
  • unfashionable
  • unfavorable
  • unfeeling
  • unfocused
  • unforgettable
  • unforgiving
  • unfortunate
  • unfriendly
  • unfulfilled
  • ungenerous
  • ungentlemanly
  • unglamorous
  • ungraceful
  • ungracious
  • ungrateful
  • unhandsome
  • unhappy
  • unharmed
  • unhealthy
  • unhelpful
  • unilateral
  • unimaginable
  • unimaginative
  • unimpeachable
  • unimpressive
  • uninformed
  • uninitiated
  • uninjured
  • uninspired
  • uninsurable
  • unintelligent
  • unintelligible
  • uninterested
  • uninvited
  • unique-
  • unjust
  • unkempt
  • unkind
  • unlikable
  • unloved
  • unlucky
  • unmanageable
  • unmanly
  • unmarketable
  • unmatched
  • unmemorable
  • unmentionable
  • unmerciful
  • unmotivated
  • unnatural
  • unnoticeable
  • unopposed
  • unorthodox
  • unpersuasive
  • unperturbed
  • unpleasant
  • unpredictable
  • unpretentious
  • unprincipled
  • unproductive
  • unprofessional
  • unprovoked
  • unqualified
  • unreachable
  • unrealistic
  • unreasonable
  • unreceptive
  • unrecognizable
  • unrelenting
  • unreliable
  • unremarkable
  • unrepentant
  • unrespectable
  • unresponsive
  • unrestrained
  • unromantic
  • unruffled
  • unruly
  • unsafe
  • unsatisfied
  • unscholarly
  • unscientific
  • unscrupulous
  • unseemly
  • unselfish
  • unsettled
  • unsightly
  • unsinkable
  • unskilled
  • unsociable
  • unsophisticated
  • unsound
  • unspeakable
  • unspoiled
  • unstable
  • unsteady
  • unstoppable
  • unstressed
  • unsuccessful
  • unsuitable
  • unsuited
  • unsupervised
  • unsupported
  • unsure
  • unsurpassable
  • unsurpassed
  • unsuspected
  • unsuspecting
  • unsympathetic
  • untested
  • untidy
  • untouchable
  • untrained
  • untroubled
  • untrustworthy
  • untruthful
  • unusual
  • unwary
  • unwavering
  • unwholesome
  • unwilling
  • unwise
  • unwitting
  • unworthy
  • unyielding
  • upbeat
  • uppity
  • upright
  • upset
  • uptight
  • urbane
  • useful
  • useless

V words to describe someone

  • vacuous
  • vagabond
  • vagrant
  • vain
  • valiant
  • valorous
  • valuable
  • vehement
  • venal
  • venerable
  • vengeful
  • venomous
  • venturesome
  • verbose
  • versed
  • vibrant
  • vicious
  • victorious
  • vigilant
  • vigorous
  • vile
  • villainous
  • vindictive
  • violent
  • virtuous
  • visible
  • visionary
  • adjectives that start with V
  • vital
  • vivacious
  • vivid
  • vocal
  • voiceless
  • voluptuous
  • voracious
  • vulgar
  • vulnerable

W words to describe someone

  • wacky
  • warm
  • warm-blooded
  • warmest
  • wary
  • waspish
  • waspy
  • wasted
  • watchful
  • weak
  • weak-willed
  • wealthy
  • wearisome
  • Weary
  • weird
  • welcoming
  • well
  • well-adjusted
  • well-aware
  • well-balanced
  • well-behaved
  • well-considered
  • well-dressed
  • well-educated
  • well-endowed
  • well-groomed
  • well-heeled
  • well-honed
  • well-informed
  • well-intentioned
  • well-kempt
  • well-known
  • well-liked
  • well-mannered
  • well-meaning
  • well-off
  • adjectives that start with W
  • well-prepared
  • well-qualified
  • well-read
  • well-received
  • well-rounded
  • well-spoken
  • well-to-do
  • well-traveled
  • well-versed
  • whimsical
  • wholehearted
  • wholesome
  • wicked
  • wide-eyed
  • wild
  • willful
  • willing
  • wily
  • winning
  • winsome
  • wise
  • witty
  • woeful
  • wolfish
  • wonderful
  • wondrous
  • work-oriented
  • worn
  • worn-down
  • worn-out
  • worried
  • worse
  • worshipful
  • worst
  • worth
  • worthless
  • worthy
  • wrathful
  • wry

X words to describe someone

Y words to describe someone

  • yappy
  • yearling
  • yellow
  • yellow-bellied
  • Yemeni
  • Yemenite
  • yielding
  • Yiddish
  • yogic
  • young
  • younger
  • youngest
  • youngish
  • young-looking
  • youthful
  • yucky
  • yummy
  • adjectives that start with Y

Z words to describe someone

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