Spanish adjectives are crucial to learn and memorize if you want to be fluent in Spanish. Spanish adjectives will help you describe places, things, and especially – people!
If you’re learning Spanish, you might already know a few basic nouns and verbs to carry on a conversation. Now is the perfect time to start learning some extra, descriptive words! There will be many times in conversation when you’re looking for just the right word to describe a quality or trait, and our Spanish adjectives list is sure to come in handy for each of them.
In this post, we’ll share how to use 46 of the most common Spanish adjectives. (You’ll also be able to download a free worksheet to practice all the new vocabulary you’ve learned at the end!)
How to Use Spanish Adjectives
There are a few ways to form sentences with Spanish adjectives. Here are some examples to get you started.
- Juan es muy mentiroso. Siempre dice cosas que no son verdad.
- Mis padres tienen un carácter fuerte, pero son muy amables.
- Tengo mucho sentido del humor y por eso soy gracioso.
In most cases though, you’ll use the verb ser in combination with an adjective. For example:
- Ella es simpática.
- Ellos son graciosos.
- Nosotros somos organizados.
Learning how to conjugate the verb ser will be a huge help when it comes to using adjectives properly. Now, are you ready to learn some new words? Here are 46 Spanish adjectives that will help you describe yourself, your friends, and your family. (Some of these words can also be used to describe places and things).
The Ultimate Spanish Adjectives List
Additional Practice with Spanish Adjectives
Want even more practice? You can download a free worksheet here to review the vocabulary above and practice forming sentences. You can also check out these additional resources to help you learn more about Spanish vocabulary and grammar:
- 7 Easy Tricks for Memorizing Spanish Vocabulary
- Spanish Vocabulary: Feelings and Emotions in Spanish
- Intro to Spanish Verb Conjugation | Tips, Charts, & More
- 75 Spanish Cognates to Know
We hope you enjoyed this guest post by Sara from Spanish2Learn. Can you think of any more unique Spanish adjectives to add to this list? Let us know in the comments below!
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