The 1000 most common Adjectives in 🇫🇷 French

bien

(adj.)

good, all right, great

bon

(adj.)

good

petit

(adj.)

small

sûr

(adj.)

sure, certain

seul

(adj.)

lonely

vrai

(adj.)

true

autre

(adj.)

other

beau

(adj.)

handsome, fine, attractive

juste

(adj.)

fair, just

grand

(adj.)

big, great, grand

mort

(adj.)

dead

dernier

(adj.)

last

premier

(adj.)

first

fou

(adj.)

mad, crazy

prĂŞt

(adj.)

ready

pendant

(adj.)

hanging

jeune

(adj.)

young

vieux

(adj.)

old

désolé

(adj.)

desolate

gros

(adj.)

big, thick, fat

mauvais

(adj.)

bad

heureux

(adj.)

happy

chaque

(adj.)

each

nouveau

(adj.)

new, novel

important

(adj.)

important

joli

(adj.)

pretty, cute

plein

(adj.)

full, full up

cher

(adj.)

dear

possible

(adj.)

possible

gentil

(adj.)

helpful, kind

instant

(adj.)

pressing, insistent

dur

(adj.)

hard, tough

content

(adj.)

content, satisfied, pleased

pauvre

(adj.)

poor

chéri

(adj.)

cherished, beloved

fort

(adj.)

strong, powerful

long

(adj.)

long

propre

(adj.)

own

prochain

(adj.)

upcoming

facile

(adj.)

easy, simple

malade

(adj.)

ill, unwell, sick

super

(adj.)

superb, great

difficile

(adj.)

difficult

sale

(adj.)

dirty

noir

(adj.)

black in colour

drĂ´le

(adj.)

funny, amusing

grave

(adj.)

serious

simple

(adj.)

single

différent

(adj.)

different

génial

(adj.)

ingenious, characteristic of a genius

libre

(adj.)

free, at liberty

pareil

(adj.)

such

bizarre

(adj.)

bizarre, odd, strange, funny

froid

(adj.)

cold

normal

(adj.)

normal

vivant

(adj.)

alive

impossible

(adj.)

impossible

clair

(adj.)

clear

faux

(adj.)

false, untrue

sujet

(adj.)

subject

tranquille

(adj.)

calm, quiet, tranquil, still, peaceful, serene

blanc

(adj.)

white color

journal

(adj.)

That is relative to each day, journal

sérieux

(adj.)

serious

sauf

(adj.)

safe

amoureux

(adj.)

in love

calme

(adj.)

calm

certain

(adj.)

certain, for certain, indubitably

secret

(adj.)

secret

triste

(adj.)

sad

rouge

(adj.)

red

dangereux

(adj.)

dangerous

ennemi

(adj.)

enemy

idiot

(adj.)

idiotic, stupid

intérieur

(adj.)

interior

doux

(adj.)

sweet

magnifique

(adj.)

magnificent, splendid, superb

terrible

(adj.)

terrible

exact

(adj.)

exact, precise

Ă©trange

(adj.)

strange

bas

(adj.)

low

chaud

(adj.)

warm, hot

spécial

(adj.)

special

sympa

(adj.)

nice, likeable

compris

(adj.)

understood

est

(adj.)

east

merveilleux

(adj.)

marvelous, brilliant

fier

(adj.)

proud

haut

(adj.)

high

ferme

(adj.)

firm

capable

(adj.)

able, capable

excellent

(adj.)

excellent, splendid

entier

(adj.)

whole

incroyable

(adj.)

incredible

riche

(adj.)

rich

ancien

(adj.)

old, former, ex-

inutile

(adj.)

unused

gauche

(adj.)

left

stupide

(adj.)

stupid

bleu

(adj.)

blue

mignon

(adj.)

cute

intéressant

(adj.)

interesting

Ă©poque

(adj.)

vintage

horrible

(adj.)

horrible

plusieurs

(adj.)

several, many, a lot

tel

(adj.)

such

présent

(adj.)

present

directeur

(adj.)

leading, managing

américain

(adj.)

of America, American

cool

(adj.)

cool

censé

(adj.)

supposed to, meant to

contraire

(adj.)

opposite

patient

(adj.)

patient

ridicule

(adj.)

ridiculous

personnel

(adj.)

personal

vide

(adj.)

empty

Ă©tranger

(adj.)

foreign

parfait

(adj.)

perfect

dingue

(adj.)

mad, crazy, nuts

pur

(adj.)

pure

intelligent

(adj.)

intelligent

sacré

(adj.)

sacred, holy

voisin

(adj.)

neighbouring/neighboring

proche

(adj.)

close, near, closeby, nearby

enchanté

(adj.)

enchanted, delighted

charmant

(adj.)

charming

formidable

(adj.)

fearsome

mien

(adj.)

my

honnĂŞte

(adj.)

honest

superbe

(adj.)

superb, excellent, impressive

méchant

(adj.)

mean, unkind

second

(adj.)

second

nécessaire

(adj.)

necessary

entendu

(adj.)

understood

fiancé

(adj.)

engaged

coupable

(adj.)

guilty

nerveux

(adj.)

nerve, nervous

Ă©norme

(adj.)

enormous, huge

rapide

(adj.)

fast, rapid

enceinte

(adj.)

pregnant

public

(adj.)

public

parti

(adj.)

divided into two equal parts vertically, per pale, said of an escutcheon

frais

(adj.)

fresh

sexuel

(adj.)

sexual

responsable

(adj.)

responsible

unique

(adj.)

unique

juif

(adj.)

Jewish

utile

(adj.)

useful

jaloux

(adj.)

jealous

nombreux

(adj.)

numerous, many

nul

(adj.)

of poor quality, lousy, rubbish

deuxième

(adj.)

second

militaire

(adj.)

military, militaristic

imbécile

(adj.)

stupid, foolish, acting like an imbecile

français

(adj.)

French

sec

(adj.)

dry

profond

(adj.)

deep

malin

(adj.)

nocive, pernicious

court

(adj.)

short

agréable

(adj.)

pleasurable, nice, pleasant, agreeable

puissant

(adj.)

powerful, mighty

ouvert

(adj.)

open

joyeux

(adj.)

joyful, happy

naturel

(adj.)

natural

innocent

(adj.)

innocent

sage

(adj.)

wise: prudent, cautious, and judicious

faible

(adj.)

weak

réel

(adj.)

real

aveugle

(adj.)

blind

politique

(adj.)

political

demi

(adj.)

half

Ă©gal

(adj.)

equal

malheureux

(adj.)

unhappy, miserable, poor

léger

(adj.)

light

prudent

(adj.)

prudent, careful, cautious

propriétaire

(adj.)

proprietary

maudit

(adj.)

damn, cursed, goddam

marié

(adj.)

married

principal

(adj.)

main, key, principal

perdu

(adj.)

lost

privé

(adj.)

private

fatigué

(adj.)

tired

portable

(adj.)

portable

marrant

(adj.)

funny, amusing

criminel

(adj.)

criminal

russe

(adj.)

Russian

affreux

(adj.)

frightful, causing fear

inquiet

(adj.)

worried

national

(adj.)

national

social

(adj.)

social, related to society, community

curieux

(adj.)

curious, inquisitive, intrigued, wondering, possessing curiosity

policier

(adj.)

police

rare

(adj.)

rare

foutu

(adj.)

done for, screwed, fucked, doomed

Ă©vident

(adj.)

evident, obvious

suspect

(adj.)

suspicious, suspect

sombre

(adj.)

dark

célèbre

(adj.)

famous

précis

(adj.)

Which does not leave doubt, specific, explicit

urgent

(adj.)

urgent

médical

(adj.)

medical

chocolat

(adj.)

chocolate, chocolate-coloured

uniforme

(adj.)

uniform

brave

(adj.)

brave

Ă©ternel

(adj.)

eternal

troisième

(adj.)

third

double

(adj.)

double , two

plat

(adj.)

flat

brillant

(adj.)

shining, shiny

lourd

(adj.)

heavy

amusant

(adj.)

amusing, funny

véritable

(adj.)

veritable

délicieux

(adj.)

delicious

complet

(adj.)

full, without room for more

cruel

(adj.)

cruel

suivant

(adj.)

next, following

moche

(adj.)

ugly

noble

(adj.)

noble, aristocratic

courageux

(adj.)

courageous, brave, daring

raisonnable

(adj.)

reasonable, just, fair, consistent, sensible

préféré

(adj.)

favourite

extraordinaire

(adj.)

extraordinary, out of the ordinary

lâche

(adj.)

loose, slack

magique

(adj.)

magic, magical

fantastique

(adj.)

fantastic

sexy

(adj.)

sexy

sensible

(adj.)

sensitive

italien

(adj.)

Italian

sain

(adj.)

healthy, in good health

tendre

(adj.)

tender

divin

(adj.)

divine, godlike

armé

(adj.)

armed

futur

(adj.)

future

tien

(adj.)

your, belonging to you

adorable

(adj.)

adorable

supérieur

(adj.)

superior

sourd

(adj.)

deaf

abruti

(adj.)

whose physical or mental capacities have been impaired by tiredness or another factor, dazed

extérieur

(adj.)

exterior

meurtrier

(adj.)

deadly, bloody , murderous

furieux

(adj.)

furious

digne

(adj.)

worthy

pressé

(adj.)

quick, eager, impatient

commun

(adj.)

common

violent

(adj.)

violent

particulier

(adj.)

particular

musical

(adj.)

musical

sauvage

(adj.)

wild, untamed, not domesticated

précieux

(adj.)

precious

fidèle

(adj.)

loyal

total

(adj.)

total

gratuit

(adj.)

free of charge

inconnu

(adj.)

unknown, obscure, unfamiliar, strange

mortel

(adj.)

mortal

exprès

(adj.)

express

roman

(adj.)

Romance

absurde

(adj.)

absurd

compliqué

(adj.)

complicated, intricate, convoluted

aimable

(adj.)

likeable, amiable

adulte

(adj.)

adult

généreux

(adj.)

generous, kind

professionnel

(adj.)

professional

quart

(adj.)

fourth

vif

(adj.)

alive

blond

(adj.)

blond

royal

(adj.)

royal

délicat

(adj.)

delicate

romantique

(adj.)

romantic

cave

(adj.)

pitted

bref

(adj.)

brief

cassé

(adj.)

broken

direct

(adj.)

direct

blessé

(adj.)

injured, wounded

solide

(adj.)

secure, solid, firm, substantial

franc

(adj.)

free

immense

(adj.)

immense, huge

fermé

(adj.)

closed

officiel

(adj.)

official

moderne

(adj.)

modern

chanteur

(adj.)

that sings

soudain

(adj.)

sudden

débile

(adj.)

weak

jaune

(adj.)

yellow

espagnol

(adj.)

Spanish, from or otherwise related to Spain, its people etc.

incapable

(adj.)

unable, incapable

assis

(adj.)

sat, sat down, seated

occupé

(adj.)

busy

crème

(adj.)

cream

reconnaissant

(adj.)

grateful, thankful

cardiaque

(adj.)

cardiac

ordinaire

(adj.)

ordinary

civil

(adj.)

civil

ennuyeux

(adj.)

dull, boring, tedious, tiresome, monotonous

Ă©lectrique

(adj.)

electric, electrical

incident

(adj.)

incidental

réfléchi

(adj.)

reflexive

expert

(adj.)

expert

gai

(adj.)

cheerful, merry

dégueulasse

(adj.)

bloody disgusting, rank, yucky

net

(adj.)

clean, tidy

illégal

(adj.)

illegal, not permitted by law

vain

(adj.)

useless, ineffective, fruitless

Ă©tonnant

(adj.)

amazing, surprising

âgé

(adj.)

old, elderly

gris

(adj.)

grey, gray

mystérieux

(adj.)

mysterious

chic

(adj.)

elegant, fancy, stylish, posh, swank

sincère

(adj.)

sincere

pro

(adj.)

professional

physique

(adj.)

physical, sportive

populaire

(adj.)

people's, working-class

correct

(adj.)

correct, right

objectif

(adj.)

of a material object, objective

clinique

(adj.)

clinical

fameux

(adj.)

recognised, well-known, famous

large

(adj.)

wide, broad

laid

(adj.)

physically ugly

liquide

(adj.)

liquid

ivre

(adj.)

drunk, inebriated

final

(adj.)

final

mental

(adj.)

mind, mental

central

(adj.)

central

local

(adj.)

local

pourri

(adj.)

rotten, decayed

prime

(adj.)

first thing

suffisant

(adj.)

sufficient, enough

injuste

(adj.)

unjust, unfair

reçu

(adj.)

accomplished

positif

(adj.)

positive

absolu

(adj.)

absolute

psy

(adj.)

Clipping of psychologique .

douloureux

(adj.)

painful

scientifique

(adj.)

scientific

rond

(adj.)

round

vendeur

(adj.)

sellable, able to sell a lot

légal

(adj.)

statutory: having to do with an act of parliament

splendide

(adj.)

splendid, magnificent, impressive

exceptionnel

(adj.)

exceptional

international

(adj.)

international

pâle

(adj.)

pale

las

(adj.)

weary, tired

lent

(adj.)

slow

timide

(adj.)

shy, timid

mince

(adj.)

thin, slim, slender

panique

(adj.)

pertaining to the god Pan

sympathique

(adj.)

nice, kind, friendly, likeable

invisible

(adj.)

invisible

excitant

(adj.)

exciting

négatif

(adj.)

negative

dégoûtant

(adj.)

disgusting

impressionnant

(adj.)

impressive

fragile

(adj.)

fragile

ravissant

(adj.)

ravishing, delightful, entrancing

intime

(adj.)

intimate

familial

(adj.)

family, familial

habituel

(adj.)

customary, habitual

discret

(adj.)

discreet

classique

(adj.)

classic

minable

(adj.)

lousy, stinky, rubbish

religieux

(adj.)

religious

nucléaire

(adj.)

nuclear

fabuleux

(adj.)

fabulous

marchand

(adj.)

merchant, mercantile

suprĂŞme

(adj.)

supreme

conscient

(adj.)

Physically alert, conscious

connu

(adj.)

known

absent

(adj.)

absent

technique

(adj.)

technical

actuel

(adj.)

current

nazi

(adj.)

Nazi

effrayant

(adj.)

causing fear, fearful, frightening

efficace

(adj.)

effective

volontaire

(adj.)