PEOPLE – APPEARANCES

HEIGHT

tall
short
medium height
He is tall.
He is short.
He is average / normal / medium height.
+ He is very tall. He is quite short. He is relatively normal height.

BUILD

negative
negative
She is skinny. (negative) negative She is fat. (negative) negative
She is anorexic. (medical) She is tubby. (negative) negative
She is underweight. (negative) negative She is overweight. (negative) negative
She is thin. (negative) negative She is plump. (neutral) neutral
She is slim. (positive) positive She is stocky. (neutral) neutral
She is slender. (positive) positive She is bonny. (positive) positive

Beer belly

!Note – if a man is fat (especially round the waist) we often say he has a beer belly.

HAIR

blonde
brown
red
black
grey
blonde/fair hair brown hair red hair black hair
grey hair
blonde brunette redhead

EYES

eyes
green eyes
blue eyes
brown eyes
dark eyes
grey eyes green eyes blue eyes brown eyes dark eyes
black eye !Note!This is a black eye!

TYPE OF HAIR

long hair
short hair
bald
medium length
wavy
short hair
She has long hair. She has short hair. He has no hair. = He is bald. She has medium length hair. She has medium length hair. She has shorthair.
+ She has long, black hair. She has short, black hair. She has medium length , blonde hair. She has medium length, red hair. She has short, blonde hair.
++ She has long, straight, black hair. She has short, straight, black hair. She has medium length, straight, blonde hair. She has medium length, wavy, red hair. She has short, curly, blonde hair.
or Her hair is long, straight and black. Her hair is short, straight and black. Her hair is medium length, straight and blonde. Her hair is medium length, wavy and red. Her hair is short, curly and blonde.
+ She wears glasses.

TYPE OF COMPLEXION

Asian complexion
black complexion
fair complexion
tanned complexion
pale complexion
He is asian. He has light-brown skin. She is black. She has dark skin. He is white. He has fair skin. She is white. She has lightly tanned skin. She is white. She has very pale skin.

OTHER FEATURES

Can you spot the named feature?

moustache
beard
chin
forehead
nostrils
moustache beard chin forehead nostrils
eyebrows cheeks fringe lips teeth
eyebrows cheeks fringe lips teeth

 

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