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Describing people

Three important questions one should know while describing people:

What does he/she look like?To find out someone’s appearanceHe’s good looking. He’s tall and slim.
He’s got a round face with short hair and blue eyes.
She’s a pretty girl. She’s got an oval
face, curly hair and small eyes.
What is he/she like?To find out someone’s personality
He’s really friendly and hardworking.
She’s hardworking.
What does he/she like?
What does he/she like doing?
To find out someone’s  likes and dislikesHe likes games and sports.
He likes swimming, snowmobiling and water tubing.
He likes playing with friends and being with his grandparents.
She likes crafts and drawing.
He likes fruit. His favourite fruit is bananas.

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What do they look like? 

Height: tall, short, fairly short, quiet short, of average height, medium height, 5 feet,…
Build: fat, thin, slim, skinny, plump, heavy, lanky, well-built, slightly-built, muscular, overweight, underweight, slender, stocky,…
Age:  baby, young, old, elderly, mature, teenager, around ten, in his 50s,…
Look: beautiful, pretty, handsome, cute, good looking, gorgeous, attractive, ugly, ordinary looking
Skin: fair, dark, light, white, pale, tanned, bright, lightbrown, smooth skin, glowing, dry, rough, …
Face: oval, round, square, bright, with scars, wrinkles, freckles, pale, pimples,…
Eyes: small, big, bright, sunken, narrow, beautiful, blue, brown, black, grey, almond, bulging,..
Hair Length: long, short, medium-length, shoulder-length,…
Hair Thickness: thick, thin, bushy, scraggly, bald, receding, …
Hair Texture: straight, wavy, curly, spiky, buzzed, shaved, neatly-combed,…
Hair Styles: ponytail, pigtail, bun, twist, flip, layered, chopped, spiked, fringe, plaits, side/centre parting,…
Facial hair: beard, goatee, moustache, sideburns, unshaven, clean-shaven, stubble, trimmed, neatly-trimmed,….
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What are they like? 

Here is a list of describing words for describing people’s personality and character traits.

chatty
faithful
hardworking
kind
outgoing
selfish
adventurous
independent
patient
self-centred
careless
friendly
helpful
lazy
polite
shy
attentive
lively
reserved
self-confident
dishonest
generous
honest
naughty
popular
stubborn
bad tempered
optimistic
pessimistic
sensible
disobedient
happy
intelligent
obedient
rude
sincere
loyal
materialistic
possessive
sensitive
talkative
unhappy
unfriendly
trustworthy
sociable
creative
impatient
moody
reliable
liberal

 

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