Appearance and Character

Note: Words and phrases on one and the same line are NOT synonyms.

Примечание: Слова и фразы на одной и той же строке НЕ синонимы.

Appearance

attractive, good-looking, beautiful, handsome, pretty, cute, nice;

plain, plain-looking, unattractive, ugly;

well-dressed, nicely dressed, casually dressed, poorly dressed;

neat, clean, untidy, dirty.

Height

tall, very tall, quite tall, six feet tall, not very tall, short;

average height, medium height, middle height;

he is average height; she is of middle height.

Weight and Build

thin, quite thin, slim, slender, skinny, medium-build, overweight, fat;

strong, muscular, athletic.

Hair

dark, fair, black, red, brown, blond, chestnut brown, white, gray;

long, short, medium-length, shoulder-length;

straight, curly, wavy, thick, thinning, bald;

shiny, smooth, neatly combed;

dull, tousled, disheveled.

Eyes

blue, green, gray, brown, light-blue, dark-gray, grayish-blue, dark;

big, bright, expressive, with long lashes.

Age

young, old, middle-aged;

twenty years old, in her thirties, about forty.

Character

pleasant personality, good-tempered, good-natured, easy-going;

terrible character, bad-tempered, ill-natured;

friendly, sociable, outgoing, unfriendly, hostile, unsociable;

strong, tough, independent, mature, weak, immature;

dependable, reliable, trustworthy, honest, unreliable, dishonest;

reasonable, sensible, unreasonable, unpredictable, impulsive;

ambitious, hard-working, energetic, lazy;

disciplined, organized, careful, accurate;

undisciplined, disorganized, careless, inaccurate, inattentive;

attentive, alert, perceptive, observant, insightful, thoughtful, considerate;

aggressive, pushy, self-centered, selfish, egoistical, inconsiderate;

self-confident, shy, timid, modest, humble;

haughty, arrogant, impudent; stubborn, obstinate;

moody, melancholic, self-conscious, touchy, sensitive;

humorous, amusing, funny, interesting, dull, boring;

generous, unselfish, kind, kind-hearted;

economical, thrifty, stingy, miserly, greedy;

formal, official, informal, relaxed, casual;

strange, odd, weird, eccentric, crazy.

Mind

intelligent, broad-minded, sharp, keen, bright, quick, agile, wise, clever;

foolish, stupid, narrow-minded, silly.

Related Phrases

What does she look like?

She is young and good-looking, with dark eyes and long red hair.

He is tall and thin, with brown hair. He is twenty-five years old.

She is average height, dark-haired, quite thin, and wears glasses. She's about fifty.

He is old, short, medium-build, with gray hair and a beard.

She has dark eyes, wavy blond hair, and a nice figure. She looks great.

He is a handsome middle-aged man. She is a pretty young girl.

How do I look?

You look good. You look great. You look nice.

You look terrible. You look awful.

What is he like?

He is friendly and dependable. He is interesting and amusing.

He is smart and honest. He also has a good sense of humor. I like him.

She is careless and lazy. You can't depend on her.

She is serious, organized, hard-working, and tough.

He is old, sick, and lonely. She is a nice clever girl.

His character is terrible. He is hostile and bad-tempered. He doesn't have many friends.

She is knowledgeable and broad-minded, and she likes to help young people.

Who does he take after, his mother or his father?

He takes after his father in appearance, but he is like his mother in character.

He looks like his mother, but he takes after his father in character.

Like his father, he is tall and handsome.

What does he like?

He likes ice cream and chocolate. She likes apples and oranges.

She likes modern music. He likes old movies and classical music.

She likes to read. He likes to play with his dog.

What are you interested in?

I'm interested in medicine. He is interested in politics. She is interested in history.

I'm interested in sports. I'm into computers. I'm a movie fan. I like rock music.

Other related words

Note: Some of the words below are slang words. Use with caution.

Примечание: Некоторые слова ниже из сленга. Употребляйте осмотрительно.

a bookworm, a history buff, a sports fan, a music fan, a movie fan, a TV addict;

a computer whiz kid, a computer freak, a number-cruncher;

a fashion-monger, a fashion plate, a dandy;

a junk collector, a pack rat, a miser, a squanderer;

a homebody, a couch potato, lazybones, a workaholic, a Jack of all trades;

an adventurer, a thrill seeker, an oddball, a weirdo;

a prude, a hypocrite, a chronic liar, a gambler, a smooth operator, a city slicker, a simpleton;

a superachiever, an underachiever, a winner, a loser, a tough guy, a softy;

a woman-chaser, a womanizer, a lady's man / a ladies' man, a lady-killer;

a black sheep, a scapegoat, a scarecrow, a white crow, a night owl.

Weight and Height

Weight

1 pound (lb.) = 0.4536 kilograms (kg)

He weighs 170 pounds. (Pronounced as "one hundred and seventy pounds" or "one hundred seventy pounds".)

He weighs 77 kilograms. (Pronounced as "seventy-seven kilograms".)

Her weight is 132 pounds. (one hundred thirty-two pounds)

Her weight is 59.9 kilograms. (fifty-nine point nine kilograms)

Her weight is about 60 kilograms. (sixty kilograms)

Height

1 inch (in.) = 2.54 centimeters (cm)

1 foot (ft.) = 12 in. = 30.48 cm = 0.3048 m

He is six feet tall. He is 183 centimeters tall. (one hundred eighty-three centimeters)

She is five feet three inches tall. She is five foot three.

She is 160 centimeters tall. (one hundred sixty centimeters)

Her 12-year-old son is about 5 feet tall and weighs about 88 pounds. (eighty-eight pounds)

Her twelve-year-old son is about a hundred and fifty centimeters tall and weighs about forty kilograms.