Adjectives describe people or things. You’ll need them whenever you want to describe what something or somebody is like. The car is old, the hotel is cheap. You get it. Memorize the Spanish adjectives below and you’ll be well equipped for most basic conversations.

This lesson is part of the chapter “Learning Spanish“.

Basic Words & Phrases: Adjectives

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Important adjectives

EnglishSpanishPronunciation
(Audio)
goodbueno
badmalo
newnuevo
oldviejo
smallpequeño
large / bigGrande
longlargo
shortcorto
cheapbarato
expensivecaro
light / clearclaro
darkoscuro
latetarde
earlytemprano
interestinginteresante
boringaburrido
tiredcansado
easy / simplefácil
simple
for freegratis
right / correctcorrecto
wrongmal
strongfuerte
weakdebil

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