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DESCRIBING ADJETIVES: APPEARANCE AND CHARACTER

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The girls were studying +filolog. un estiramiento facial tiene pecas. gordinflona tenía un rostro curtido un lifting.armen and Isabel.Introduction This is a compilation of almost all the words we could think of used to describe physical appearance: After studying it you should be able to make good descriptions of people.Maria . es pecosa granos espinillas lunares verrugas arugas facial features she has a thin face an oval face a round face clean-shaven a bloated face a cherubic face a chubby face chubby-cheeked a chubby/podgy face he had a weather-beaten face a face lift she has freckles spots/pimples blackheads moles warts wrinkles . face = la cara/el rostro rasgos tiene la/una cara delgada una cara ovalada una cara redonda bien afeitado una cara hinchada/abotagada/abotargada una cara angelical una cara regordete mofletudo una cara rechoncha. E : !e has blue eyes & tiene los o$os a'ules !e is bald & Es calvo (ote: The vocabulary on this web page was compiled when I lived with three Spanish girls in )urgos Spain.a inglesa+ and I was still a beginner in Spanish. This page is dedicated to Maite. It survived on some scraps of paper for * years before we published it on internet. regordete. Making descriptions in Spanish is very similar to English: E !e has " #ad$ective% " #noun% !e is " ad$ective.

rosy cheeks acne a birthmark a double chin hollow cheeks a dimple smooth-cheeked/smooth-faced a deadpan face a doleful face a sad face a serious face a smiling face a happy face smooth-cheeked/smooth-faced to go red in the face !with anger/heat" to go red/to blush !with embarassment" he looks worried frightened surprised a smile a smirk a frown mejillas sonrosadas acne un antojo/una mancha de nacimiento una papada las mejillas hundidas un hoyuelo lampiño una cara de pó uer/de palo una cara compungida una cara triste una cara seria una cara sonriente una cara alegre lampiño ponerse colorado/rojo sonrojarse/rubori#arse parece preocupado asustado sorprendido una sonrisa una sonrisita el ceño fruncido nose = la nari# a bulbous nose a hooked nose a big nose a turned-up/snub nose una nari# protuberante una nari# aguileña una nari# grande una nari# respingona .

a pointed nose a flat nose/a pug nose a lopsided nose a hooter/conk !collo uial $r% &ng%" a schno##le !collo uial 'm% &ng%" to flare your nostrils/to snort una nari# puntiaguda una nari# chata una nari# ladeada/torcida una napia resoplar/bufar eyes = los ojos she has brown eyes ha#el he has beady eyes tiene los ojos marrones color avellana tiene los ojos redondos y brillantes como cuentas un ojo morado ojos roji#os ojos sanguinolentos/injectados de sangre guiñar el ojo pestañear/parpadear es bi#ca una bi# uera. un estrabismo es ciega es tuerto uedarse ciego patas de gallo ojos hundidos ojitos redondos y brillantes ojos saltones ojos achinados un or#uelo ojos furtivos a black eye red eyes bloodshot eyes to wink to blink she is cross-eyed a s uint she(s blind he(s blind in one eye to go blind crow(s feet sunken eyes piggy eyes bulging eyes slit/slanting eyes a stye shifty eyes .

eyebrows = las cejas arched eyebrows bushy eyebrows thick eyebrows to raise your eyebrows cejas ar ueadas cejas tupidas cejas pobladas ar uear las cejas eyelashes = las pestañas false eyelashes pestañas posti#as mouth harelip chapped lips buckteeth false teeth front teeth wisdom teeth to chatter !teeth" my teeth are chattering labio leporino labios agrietados dientes de conejo/dientes salidos dentadura posti#a paletas/dientes de adelante muelas del juicio castañetear me castañetean los dientes hair = el pelo/cabello she has blond hair auburn she has grey hair mousy hair she(s red-haired/red-headed a brunette streaks highlights dyed hair tiene el pelo rubio castaño roji#o es canosa. tiene el pelo canoso. tiene canas el pelo castaño desvaído es pelirrojo una morena mechones mechitas/reflejos/claritos el pelo teñido .

long hair short hair shoulder-length hair curly hair wavy hair fri##y hair spiky hair she has permed hair crimped hair straight hair a fringe a parting a pigtail a ponytail bunches a bun lank hair dull greasy hair fine she has thick hair dry shiny hair split ends dandruff a pageboy a bob el pelo largo el pelo corto el pelo hasta los hombros el pelo ri#ado el pelo ondulado el pelo crespo el pelo de punta se ha hecho un permanente pelo ri#ado con tenacillas el pelo liso un fle uillo una raya una tren#a una cola coletas un moño el pelo lacio sin brillo el pelo graso/grasoso fino tiene mucho pelo/tiene el pelo grueso seco el pelo brillante las puntas abiertas la caspa un peinado/corte a lo paje una melena .

a hairdo a crew cut sideburns a wig a toup)e bald a bald patch he(s balding un peinado un pelo cortado al rape patillas una peluca un pelu uín.s got a very good figure plump !a nicer way of saying fat" slim fat a beer belly chubby strong weak short tall a hunchback he walks with a limp medium height medium build he(s a large man delgado tiene una figura estupenda gordito esbelto gordo una pan#a regordete/gordinflón/rellenito fuerte flojo bajo alto un jorobado cojea de estatura media de talla media es un hombre corpulento -eneral .erms . un tup) calvo una calva/una pelada se est* uedando calvo build = comple+ión thin she.

guapísima. good-looking. linda. good-looking. attractive.s uite a hunk ugly beautiful fea/feo preciosa. hermosa. lindísima.handsome. attractive guapo guapa.looking man clean-shaven un hombre de apariencia fuerte bien afeitado . pretty. bonita. lovely est* buenísimo he. bella /ther notes 0e looks a bit 111111 2n 3panish 4tiene pinta de 11114 is very common for giving a general idea about the appearance% 3ee e+amples on the right5 tiene pinta de delincuente5 he looks like a criminal tiene pinta de e+tranjero he looks a bit foreign parece triste 0e looks sad 6ote that when we say how something 4seems4 or 4looks4 !probably because we are not certain" we use parecer% a strong.