Adjectives Beginning with G

Adjectives Starting "G"

Here is a list of 200 adjectives that start with the letter G. You can use this list to help you find the exact word you're looking for in terms of its meaning or its length.

Table of Contents

  • Positive Adjectives Beginning with "G"
  • Negative Adjectives Beginning with "G"
  • The Full List (Sortable, Audible, Editable, and Printable)
  • Why Do I Need This List?
  • Learn with Hangman!

Positive Adjectives Beginning with "G"

  • Generous: Willing to give or share freely with others.
    Example: Mark is a generous person who always donates to charitable causes.
  • Gracious: Polite, kind, and courteous in behavior.
    Example: Sarah showed her gracious side by thanking everyone for their support.
  • Genuine: Authentic and sincere in thoughts, feelings, and actions.
    Example: The genuine smile on Emily's face brightened up the room.
  • Grateful: Feeling or showing appreciation and thankfulness.
    Example: Alex was grateful to his friends for their help during a difficult time.
  • Gentle: Having a mild and kind nature.
    Example: The gentle teacher patiently guided her students through challenging lessons.
  • Gallant: Brave, chivalrous, and honorable.
    Example: Mark was described as gallant after he rescued the lost hiker in the mountains.
  • Gregarious: Sociable and enjoying the company of others.
    Example: Sarah is a gregarious person who loves attending parties and meeting new people.
  • Gifted: Having natural talent or exceptional abilities.
    Example: Alex is a gifted musician who can play multiple instruments with ease.
  • Graceful: Displaying elegance, poise, and beauty in movement.
    Example: The ballet dancer's graceful performance captivated the audience.
  • Grounded: Sensible, realistic, and down-to-earth.
    Example: Emma is a grounded individual who remains level-headed during challenging situations.
  • Good-natured: Pleasant and amiable in character.
    Example: The good-natured colleague always brings a positive atmosphere to the workplace.

Negative Adjectives Beginning with "G"

  • Greedy: Having an excessive desire for wealth, possessions, or power.
    Example: Ashley's greedy nature drove him to prioritize personal gain over the well-being of others.
  • Grumpy: Easily irritated, often in a bad mood or displaying a sullen demeanor.
    Example: Janet's grumpy attitude made it challenging for others to approach her.
  • Gluttonous: Excessively indulgent in food or drink, lacking self-control.
    Example: Emily's gluttonous habits contributed to her unhealthy lifestyle.
  • Gossipy: Inclined to engage in spreading rumors or talking about others' private affairs.
    Example: Jonathan's gossipy nature created a toxic environment filled with rumors and mistrust.
  • Grudging: Displaying reluctant or resentful behavior towards giving or sharing.
    Example: Mark had a grudging attitude when it came to helping others, often doing so begrudgingly.
  • Guilty: Feeling responsible or remorseful for wrongdoing.
    Example: Janet's guilty conscience haunted her after betraying her friend's trust.
  • Goofy: Behaving in a silly or foolish manner, lacking seriousness or maturity.
    Example: Emily's goofy behavior during serious meetings was unprofessional and distracting.
  • Gullible: Easily deceived or fooled, lacking skepticism or critical thinking.
    Example: Jonathan's gullible nature made him an easy target for scams and manipulative individuals.
  • Guarded: Cautious and unwilling to open up or trust others easily.
    Example: Janet's guarded personality made it challenging for her to form close relationships.

The Full List (Sortable, Audible, Editable, and Printable)

This list of 200 adjectives is sortable, audible, editable, and printable. It can be displayed as normal text or in columns (up to 4). You can even turn the list into American English or British English.
gallant, galling, game-changing, gangly, gaping, garbled, gargantuan, garish, garrulous, gaseous, gasping, gaudy, gaunt, gauzy, gawky, general, generative, generic, generous, genial, gentle, genuine, geographical, geological, geometrical, geriatric, ghastly, ghostly, ghoulish, giant, giddy, gifted, gigantic, giggling, gilded, giving, glad, glamorous, glaring, glassy, gleaming, gleeful, glib, glistening, glittering, global, globular, gloomy, glorious, glossy, glottal, glowing, gluey, glum, gluttonous, gnarly, god-awful, god-like, godly, gold-digging, golden, good, good-for-nothing, good-looking, good-natured, gooey, goofy, gorgeous, graceful, gracious, gradual, grainy, grand, grandiose, graphic, grateful, gratified, gratifying, grating, gratis, gratuitous, grave, gray/grey, greasy, great, greatest, greedy, green, greenish, gregarious, grieving, grim, grimacing, grimy, grinding, grinning, gripping, gritty, grizzled, groaning, groggy, groomed, groovy, gross, grotesque, grouchy, growling, grown-up, grubby, grueling/gruelling, gruesome, gruff, grumbling, grumpy, guaranteed, guarded, guileless, guiltless, guilt-ridden, guilty, gullible, gurgling, gushing, gushy, gustatory, gusty, gutsy, gut-wrenching

Why Do I Need This List?

A list of adjectives that start with the same letter is useful for creating alliteration, which is a stylistic technique in which nearby words repeat the same initial consonant sound.
  • Promote Mark! He is a gregarious gutsy go-getter.

Learn with Hangman!

Hangman is a classic word game. In this version, the hidden word is always an adjective from this list. Choose your first letter to start. (I'd go for "g" if I were you.)
  • Guess the hidden adjective by choosing one letter at a time.
  • If you guess a letter in the hidden adjective, then all is good.
  • If you guess a letter that is not in the hidden adjective, then the hangman starts to build the gallows.
  • If the gallows are completed, you lose.
  • Good luck!
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This page was written by Craig Shrives.