Adjective Before Noun
We often use more than one adjective before the noun:
What is the correct order for two or more adjectives?
1. First of all, the general order is:
"Opinion" is what you think about something. "Fact" is what is definitely true about something.
2. The "normal" order for fact adjectives is
3. Determiners usually come first, even though they are fact adjectives:
Note that when we want to use two colour adjectives, we join them with "and":
Here are some examples of adjective order:
Not all grammarians agree about the exact order of adjectives, and the detailed rules are complicated. The rules on this page are for the normal, "natural" order of adjectives. These rules are not rigid, and you may sometimes wish to change the order for emphasis. Consider the following conversations:
A "I want to buy a round table."
B "Do you want a new round table or an old round table?"
A "I want to buy an old table".
B "Do you want a round old table or a square old table?"