Example of Adjective

Examples of the Basic Types of Adjectives

Opinion
An opinion adjective explains what you think about something (other people may not agree with you). Example of opinion adjective: silly, beautiful, horrible, difficult
Size
A size adjective, of course, tells you how big or small something is. Example of size adjective: large, tiny, enormous, little
Age
An age adjective tells you how young or old something or someone is. Examples: ancient, new, young, old
Shape
A shape adjective describes the shape of something. Examples: square, round, flat, rectangular
Colour
A colour adjective, of course, describes the colour of something. Examples: blue, pink, reddish, grey
Origin
An origin adjective describes where something comes from. Examples: French, lunar, American, eastern, Greek
Material
A material adjective describes what something is made from. Examples: wooden, metal, cotton, paper
Purpose
A purpose adjective describes what something is used for. These adjectives often end with "-ing". Examples:
sleeping (as in "sleeping bag"), roasting (as in "roasting tin")