Adjectives are an important part of speech. They usually describe a person or thing. They tell us what somebody or something is like.

What is an Adjective?

Comparative Adjectives
richer, more exciting

Superlative Adjectives
richest, most exciting

The Superlative Comparative Song audio icon
My cute dog is cuter than your ugly dog...

Proper Adjectives
the Russian winter, a Shakespearean sonnet

Adjective Order
beautiful, long, dark brown

Adjective Order Quiz

Adjective Gradability
rather hot, hot, very hot; hot, hotter, the hottest

Adjective Gradability Quiz

See also nouns as adjectives
coffee cup, bus station, research centre