Describing Appearance

school icon32 words
17 min
Vocabulary for IELTS (Basic) - Lesson 3

Vocabulary for IELTS (Basic)
brunettenoun

a person, usually a woman, with dark brown hair and white skin

1
heart-shapedadjective

shaped like the common representation of a heart, with two equal curved parts

2
pear-shapedadjective

(of a person) having a wide lower-waist and narrower upper-waist; shaped like a pear

3
curvyadjective

(of a woman's body) attractive because of having curves

4
albinonoun

a person or animal born with no pigment, which is a genetic condition that can turn the skin and hair white and the eyes pink

5
overweight
overweightadjective

weighing too much or more than what is desired or expected

6
bald
baldadjective

having little or no hair on the head

7
curly
curlyadjective

(of hair) having a lot of curls or waves

8
fair-haired
fair-hairedadjective

having hair that is light in color

9
moustache
moustachenoun

the hair that grow on someone's upper lip

10
beard
beardnoun

the hair that grow on the chin and sides of a man’s face

11
skinny
skinnyadjective

unattractively thin; very thin

12
underweight
underweightadjective

weighing less than the desired or normal amount

13
attractivenessnoun

the state or quality of being beautiful or pleasing to the eye or ear

14
fairnessnoun

beauty; the quality of being attractive

15
muscular
muscularadjective

(of a person) powerful with large well-developed muscles

16
slender
slenderadjective

(of a person or body part) attractively thin

17
wrinklenoun

a small fold or line in a piece of cloth or in the skin, particularly the face

18
gracefuladjective

moving in a pleasing and attractive way, or having an appealing shape

19
acnenoun

a skin condition in which small red spots appear on the face or the neck, mainly affecting teenagers

20
chubby
chubbyadjective

(particularly of children and babies) slightly fat in a way that is attractive

21
complexionnoun

the natural color and appearance of someone's skin, especially the face

22
freckle
frecklenoun

(usually plural) a small light brown spot, found mostly on the face, which becomes darker and larger in number when exposed to the sun

23
to grimaceverb

to twist our face in an ugly way because of pain, strong dislike, etc., or when trying to be funny

24
slim
slimadjective

thin, in an attractive way; slender

25
stoutadjective

(of a person) slightly fat and heavy

26
to trimverb

The act of cutting or clipping something neat and orderly, especially beard or hair

27
stubblenoun

short stiff hair growing on the skin when it is not shaved, typically on a man's face

28
posturenoun

the position that one's body is in, while sitting or standing

29
figurenoun

the shape of a person's body, particularly a woman, when it is considered appealing

30
hourglass figurenoun

the body shape of a woman with a small waist and larger hips and breasts

31
plaitnoun

a long piece of hair formed by three parts twisted over each other

32
Download LanGeek app for free