SPANISH ADJECTIVES

Definition: Spanish adejectives agree in gender and number with the noun it modifies. Usually adjectives come in masculine and feminine types and reflect the gender of the noun they describe. Normally masculine adjectives end in vowel o and feminine adjectives end in vowel a.

Examples in Spanish:
  • an ugly monkey. = un mono feo.

  • a beautiful cloud. = una nube bonita.

  • a fat cat. = un gato gordo.

  • My niece is playful. = Mi sobrina es juguetona.

  • I feel lonely. = Me siento solo.

  • I feel lonely. = Me siento sola.

If a noun is plural then the adjective is also plural, an s is added to the end.

Examples in Spanish:
  • the handsome boy = el niño bonito
  • the handsome boys = los niños bonitos

  • the honest girl = la niña honesta
  • the honest girls = las niñas honestas

  • The famous Artist. = El artista famoso.
  • The famous artists. = Los artistas famosos.

  • The lazy girl. = La chica perezosa.
  • The lazy girls. = las chicas perezosas.




Adjectives in Spanish

Spanish Adjetives
  Masculine Femenine
  Singular Plural Singular Plural
beautiful bonito bonitos bonita bonitas
ugly feo feos fea feas
fat gordo gordos gorda gordas
famous famoso famosos famosa famosas
intelligent inteligente inteligentes inteligente inteligentes
brave valiente valientes valiente valientes

Note: The Spanish adjectives, ending in e or consonant, are the same for male and female, in the plural must end in es.



Some Adjectives
able hábil flatground llano persuasive persuasivo
absent ausente fleeting pasajero phonic fónico
abundant abundante flexible flexible picturesque pintoresco
active activo foolish tonto pious piadoso
afflicted afligido foreign extranjero placid plácido
agreeable agradable formidable formidable playful juguetón
airtight hermético free libre poetic poético
alike parecido fried frito policerelated policiaco
alive vivo friendly amable polite educado
all todo frivolous frívolo poor pobre
alone solo frozen helado popular popular
angry enojado full lleno preferred preferido
apart aparte furious furioso pregnant embarazada
applicable aplicable generic genérico prepared preparado
appropriate apropiado generous generoso present presente
apt apto genetic genético pretty bonito
athletic atlético genius genio private privado
authentic auténtico geriatric geriátrico privileged privilegiado
bad malo glorious glorioso pure puro
barely apenas good bueno quiet,still quieto
beautiful hermoso grand gran quirky caprichoso
better mejor grateful agradecido rabid rabioso
big grande hairy peludo radial radial
blessed bendito handwritten manuscrito rainy lluvioso
blond rubio handmade hechoamano rancid rancio
bloody sangriento handsome bonito rapid rápido
bluish azulado happy alegre reasonable razonable
bold atrevido happy alegre rebellious rebelde
boorish grosero hard,difficult duro recent reciente
boring aburrido harmful perjudicial receptive receptivo
bossy mandón healthy sano rechargeable recargable
brave valiente heavy pesado recognized reconocido
broken quebrado historical histórico recommended recomendable
brute bruto hoarse ronco recyclable reciclable
burnt quemado holy santo red-haired pelirrojo
busy ocupado honest honesto redundant redundante
careful cuidadoso horrible horrible refined refinado
cautious precavido hot caliente regional regional
central central human humano replaceable reemplazable
cheap barato humid húmedo repugnant repugnante
civic cívico hungry hambriento resonant resonante
civilized civilizado ignorant ignorante reverent reverente
classic clásico illegal ilegal rich rico
clean limpio illegible ilegible ridiculous ridículo
clear claro illogical ilógico ripe maduro
closed cerrado illuminated iluminado robust robusto
cloudy nublado imaginary imaginario romantic romántico
cold frío impartial imparcial rotten podrido
comfortable cómodo impatient impaciente sad triste
comical cómico impenetrable impenetrable safe seguro
confused confundido important importante same mismo
correct correcto improper indebido scarce escaso
crazy loco imprudent imprudente scary espantoso
cyclical cíclico incalculable incalculable seasick mareado
dangerous peligroso incoherent incoherente select selecto
dark-haired moreno incomparable incomparable selfish egoísta
dead muerto incompatible incompatible serious serio
dear querido incompetent incompetente shameful penoso
decent decente incomplete incompleto shocking chocante
delicious delicioso inconvenient inconveniente short(height) bajo
despicable despreciable incorrect incorrecto short(length) corto
destructible destructible incredulous incrédulo showy llamativo
difficult difícil indecent indecente sick enfermo
digestible digestible indivisible indivisible slow lento
digital digital inexcusable imperdonable small pequeño
dignified digno infectious infeccioso smart,ready listo
dirty sucio intelligent inteligente smooth liso
distrustful receloso interesting interesante soft suave
divine divino invisible invisible solid sólido
docile dócil irritable irritable special especial
dogmatic dogmático judicial judicial spent,wornout gastado
dominant dominante just justo spicy picante
dry seco known conocido spoken hablado
effective eficaz lamentable lamentable sticky pegajoso
elderly anciano lazy perezoso stingy tacaño
elegant elegante lockedup encerrado strong fuerte
elementary elemental logical lógico stupid estúpido
elevated elevado long largo sweet dulce
eloquent elocuente loose flojo sworn jurado
elusive elusivo loyal fiel tall,high alto
empty vacío luminous luminoso tasty sabroso
enchanted encantado lunatic lunático thick espeso
energetic enérgico magnetic magnético thin delgado
enormous enorme magnificent magnífico tired cansado
entertaining divertido majestic majestuoso together juntos
enviable envidiable many mucho transparent transparente
envious envidioso marine marino true verdadero
eventual eventual melted fundido twisted torcido
evident evidente minimal mínimo ugly feo
evil maligno necessary necesario uncomfortable incómodo
excellent excelente new nuevo uncovered descubierto
exciting emocionante newbie novato undefined indefinido
expensive caro nice simpático uneven,odd impar
exquisite exquisito old antiguo unfaithful infiel
extreme extremo older mayor unique,only único
fabulous fabuloso open abierto unjust injusto
false falso optimistic optimista unknown desconocido
familiar familiar overflowing rebosante unpublished inédito
famous famoso paid pagado valiant valiente
fantastic fantástico parallel paralelo washable lavable
faraway lejano particular particular waxed encerado
fat gordo passed,gone pasado weak débil
fatal fatal pastoral pastoral wet mojado
favorite favorito pasty pastoso wicked malvado
federal federal paternal paternal wireless inalámbrico
feminine femenino pathological patológico wise juicioso
fertile fértil patient paciente wonderful estupendo
few pocos patriotic patriótico worried preocupado
financial financiero peeled pelado written escrito
first primero pensive pensativo young joven
flagrant flagrante perfect perfecto younger menor
flat plano permanent permanente youthful juvenil

Note: In Spanish as English some Adjectives are occasionally used adverbially.

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