Hello class! Our subject for today is words to describe teachers! Many times it is hard to come up with the right words to describe a teacher. Some of the words you are looking for may be positive ones and some maybe not so much. A great teacher can help change a student’s life and a poor or lazy teacher can be a roadblock. For those teachers who truly care and work hard to inspire their students we admire and salute you sincerely! Behind every triumphant story is a teacher, coach, mentor or guide. Teachers are not only found in the classroom, but in all areas of life and experience.

So below we carefully selected and gathered the most carefully curated list of adjectives for teachers and words to describe teaching styles. And we don’t have rose-colored glasses on, so we have included both words to describe a good teacher and a poor teacher. However, we do hope you are here to describe your favorite teacher or someone who has motivated and helped you in some way. Enjoy this collection of words to describe teachers and as soon as you’ve found the perfect words, then class is dismissed!
words to describe teachers

Words To Describe Teachers

A

  • Able
  • Absentminded
  • Academic
  • Accommodating
  • Adaptable
  • Adored
  • Adventurous
  • Alert
  • Alive
  • Ambitious
  • Amicable
  • Amusing
  • Analytical
  • Angry
  • Animated
  • Annoying
  • Anxious
  • Apathetic
  • Appreciative
  • Arrogant
  • Articulate
  • Artistic
  • Ashamed
  • Assertive
  • Assiduous
  • Astute
  • Athletic
  • Attractive
  • Autonomous
  • Average
  • Aware
  • Awe-inspiring
  • Awesome
  • Awful
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B

  • Bad
  • Balanced
  • Beautiful
  • Beloved
  • Bewildered
  • Biased
  • Bland
  • Blunt
  • Bold
  • Boring
  • Bossy
  • Bright
  • Brilliant
  • Bubbly
  • Busy
  • Busy-body

C

  • Calm
  • Candid
  • Capable
  • Careless
  • Caring
  • Challenging
  • Charming
  • Cheerful
  • Cheerless
  • Chill
  • Class-clown
  • Clean
  • Clear
  • Clever
  • Cloudy
  • Clumsy
  • Collected
  • Colorful
  • Colorless
  • Committed
  • Compassionate
  • Competent
  • Complacent
  • Composed
  • Conceited
  • Concerned
  • Condescending
  • Confident
  • Confused
  • Confusing
  • Conscientious
  • Conservative
  • Considerate
  • Contemptuous
  • Convivial
  • Cool
  • Cool-headed
  • Cooperative
  • Cordial
  • Courageous
  • Courteous
  • Crafty
  • Crazy
  • Creative
  • Critical
  • Curious

D

  • Daring
  • Dear
  • Dedicated
  • Demanding
  • Demoralizing
  • Dependable
  • Detail-oriented
  • Determined
  • Different
  • Difficult
  • Diligent
  • Disagreeable
  • Disciplined
  • Disorganized
  • Distant
  • Distinguished
  • Dogmatic
  • Down-to-earth
  • Driven
  • Dry
  • Dull
  • Dutiful
  • Dynamic
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E

  • Eager
  • Easy-going
  • Eccentric
  • Effective
  • Efficient
  • Egotistical
  • Empathetic
  • Empowered
  • Enchanting
  • Encouraging
  • Energetic
  • Energized
  • Engaged
  • Engaging
  • Enthusiastic
  • Entrepreneur
  • Envious
  • Erudite
  • Ethical
  • Evil
  • Excellent
  • Exciting
  • Exhausted
  • Exhausting
  • Experienced
  • Extraordinary

F

  • Fair
  • Faithful
  • Fantastic
  • Fascinating
  • Fast-learner
  • Fatigued
  • Favorite
  • Fearless
  • Fierce
  • Fiery
  • Firm
  • Flashy
  • Flexible
  • Focused
  • Foodie
  • Foolish
  • Forthright
  • Forward-thinking
  • Fragile
  • Friendly
  • Frustrated
  • Frustrating
  • Fun
  • Funny
  • Fussy

G

  • Gay
  • Generous
  • Genius
  • Gentle
  • Genuine
  • Gifted
  • Giving
  • Goal-oriented
  • Good listener
  • Good-natured
  • Gracious
  • Gracious
  • Grateful
  • Grounded
  • Growing
  • Grumpy

H

  • Half-hearted
  • Handsome
  • Happy
  • Hard-working
  • Harried
  • Harsh
  • Hasty
  • Haughty
  • Health-oriented
  • Helpful
  • Hilarious
  • Hip
  • Honest
  • Horrible
  • Hot
  • Hot-headed
  • Hot-tempered
  • Humble
  • Humorous
  • Hypercritical
  • Hysterical

I

  • Imaginative
  • Immature
  • Impatient
  • Inattentive
  • Incompetent
  • Inconsiderate
  • Inconsistent
  • Independent
  • Indifferent
  • Indignant
  • Indiscreet
  • Industrious
  • Inexperienced
  • Ingenious
  • Innovative
  • Insightful
  • Inspirational
  • Inspired
  • Inspiring
  • Instinctive
  • Intellectual
  • Intelligent
  • Interesting
  • Interpersonal
  • Intimidating
  • Intuitive
  • Inventive
  • Invested
  • Invigorated
  • Invigorating
  • Involved
  • Irreplaceable
  • Irresponsible
  • Irritating
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J

  • Jittery
  • Joker
  • Jolly
  • Jovial
  • Joyful
  • Joyous
  • Just

K

  • Keen
  • Kind
  • Knowledgeable
  • Knowledge-seeking

L

  • Lazy
  • Leader
  • Learned
  • Level-headed
  • Lively
  • Logical
  • Lonely
  • Loving
  • Loyal

M

  • Manipulative
  • Masterly
  • Mature
  • Mean
  • Mechanical
  • Memorable
  • Methodical
  • Meticulous
  • Mindful
  • Modern
  • Modest
  • Moody
  • Moral
  • Moralistic
  • Motivated
  • Motivating
  • Multi-lingual
  • Musical

N

  • Narcissist
  • Nasty
  • Natural
  • Naughty
  • Neat
  • Nervous
  • New
  • Nice
  • Noble
  • Nonconformist
  • Nurturing

O

  • Objective
  • Obnoxious
  • Odd
  • Old
  • Open
  • Open-minded
  • Opinionated
  • Opportunistic
  • Optimistic
  • Organized
  • Outgoing
  • Outrageous
  • Outstanding
  • Overwhelmed
  • Overworked
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P

  • Passionate
  • Passive
  • Patient
  • Pedantic
  • Perceptive
  • Perfectionist
  • Persevering
  • Persistent
  • Pessimistic
  • Playful
  • Pleasant
  • Polite
  • Pompous
  • Popular
  • Positive
  • Practical
  • Predictable
  • Prejudiced
  • Prepared
  • Presumptuous
  • Pretentious
  • Pretty
  • Proactive
  • Professional
  • Proficient
  • Progressive
  • Pugnacious
  • Punctual
  • Purpose-driven

Q

  • Quaint
  • Qualified
  • Quality
  • Quick
  • Quiet
  • Quirky

R

  • Rash
  • Reassuring
  • Reckless
  • Relentless
  • Reliable
  • Repulsive
  • Resentful
  • Resigned
  • Resilient
  • Resolved
  • Resourceful
  • Respected
  • Respectful
  • Responsible
  • Rigid
  • Risk-taker
  • Rough
  • Rusty
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S

  • Sarcastic
  • Satisfactory
  • Scientific
  • Scrupulous
  • Sedate
  • Self-absorbed
  • Selfish
  • Selfless
  • Self-possessed
  • Sensible
  • Sensitive
  • Sentimental
  • Serious
  • Sexy
  • Sharp
  • Shrewd
  • Shy
  • Skillful
  • Sleep deprived
  • Smart
  • Smug
  • Sneering
  • Snobbish
  • Sophisticated
  • Spiteful
  • Steady
  • Stern
  • Stimulating
  • Strict
  • Strong
  • Student-centered
  • Student-focused
  • Studious
  • Successful
  • Super
  • Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious
  • Supportive
  • Sweet
  • Sympathetic

T

  • Tactful
  • Talented
  • Tame
  • Tedious
  • Tenacious
  • Tender-hearted
  • Terrifying
  • Thoughtful
  • Thoughtless
  • Thought-provoking
  • Timid
  • Tired
  • Tolerant
  • Tough
  • Trustworthy

U

  • Unbiased
  • Uncooperative
  • Unctuous
  • Undependable
  • Under-appreciated
  • Underpaid
  • Underrated
  • Understanding
  • Uneducated
  • Unfair
  • Unforgettable
  • Unfulfilled
  • Unhappy
  • Unimaginative
  • Uninteresting
  • Unique
  • Unorthodox
  • Unpleasant
  • Unpopular
  • Unprepared
  • Unreliable
  • Unresolved
  • Unstoppable

V

  • Vague
  • Valuable
  • Valued
  • Verbose
  • Versatile
  • Vibrant
  • Visionary
  • Vivacious
  • Voluptuous

W

  • Warm
  • Watchful
  • Welcoming
  • Well-intentioned
  • Well-spoken
  • Well-trained
  • Willing
  • Winsome
  • Wise
  • Wonderful
  • Wordy
  • Worst

Y

  • Young
  • Youthful

Z

We hope you found our collection of adjectives to describe a teacher helpful. Whether you are thinking of sending a card or a message to your teacher for Teacher’s day or simply using these words for school, everyone should find something that reminds them of their teacher. Teachers are our guide, our confidants, they inspire us and sometimes are our heroes. They can have a huge impact on students, completely changing the course of someone’s life. They have the gift, they are the gifts. What are your favorite adjectives for a good teacher or your most annoying teacher? Please share these words to describe a teacher and adjectives for teachers.

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