Order of Adjectives – Video
In general, the adjective order in English is:
The determiner: to inform it the adjectives is singular or plural, definite or indefinite, next or far.
a car, an apple, the book, the flowers, this man, that woman, these computers, those teachers
An opinion adjective explains what you think about something (other people may not agree with you).
good, bad, great, terrible, pretty, lovely, silly, beautiful, horrible, difficult, comfortable/uncomfortable, ugly, awful, strange, delicious, disgusting, tasty, nasty, important, excellent, wonderful, brilliant, funny, interesting, boring
A size adjective, of course, tells you how big or small something is.
huge, big, large, tiny, enormous, little, tall, long, gigantic, small, short, minuscule.
An age adjective tells you how young or old something or someone is.
ancient, new, young, old
A shape adjective describes the shape of something.
triangular, square, round, flat, rectangular
A color adjective, of course, describes the color of something.
black, yellow, blue, pink, reddish, grey
An origin adjective describes where something comes from.
British, Chinese, French, American, Greek, Italian, Japanese, German
A material adjective describes what something is made from.
woollen, wooden, silk, metal, paper, gold, silver, copper, cotton, leather, polyester, nylon, stone, diamond, plastic
A purpose adjective describes what something is used for. These adjectives often end with “-ing”.
writing (as in “writing paper”), sleeping (as in “sleeping bag”), roasting (as in “roasting tin”), running (as in “running shoes”), a flower vase, a tennis racket
The noun: the figure that is receiving the adjectives.