What is an adjective?

An adjective is a word that describes a person, place or thing. They give us information about size, shape, age, material, texture and much more!

The highlighted word in each sentence is the adjective:

The beautiful princess is wearing a gown. The opposite of beautiful is ugly.

A small rat is beside the cabinet. The opposite of small is big

The tall giraffe is eating leaves. The opposite of tall is short.


In this set of activities, you will be finding the opposite. Here's an example:

What is the opposite of fat?


Answer = thin