Adjectives Beginning with Q

Adjectives Starting "Q"

Here is a list of 30 adjectives that start with the letter Q. The list is sortable, editable, and printable. It can be displayed as normal text or in columns (up to 4).

In this list, all the spellings are the same in American English and British English. That's why the "remove US" and "remove UK" buttons have been deactivated.

Table of Contents

  • Why Do I Need This List?
  • Sortable, Editable, and Printable List
  • Learn with Hangman!

Why Do I Need This List?

A list of adjectives that start with the same letter is useful for creating alliteration. (Alliteration is a stylistic technique in which nearby words repeat the same initial consonant sound.)
  • Quick-witted and quarrelsome is bad combination.

Sortable, Editable, and Printable List

quaint, quaky, qualified, qualitative, quality, quantifiable, quantitative, quarantined, quarrelsome, queasy, queenly, queer, querulous, questionable, quick, quick-acting, quick-drying, quickest, quick-minded, quick-paced, quick-tempered, quick-thinking, quick-witted, quiescent, quiet, quintessential, quirky, quivering, quixotic, quizzical, quotable, quotidian

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 "Q" 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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Parts of Speech Lists