Grammar Explanations, Exercises and Worksheets: Degrees of Comparison

If you want to learn more about superlative, first take some time to watch these two videos  to get familiar with the structure necessary to make comparisons.


Top 100 Adjectives You Should Know

Adjective Comparative Superlative
angry angrier angriest
bad worse worst
big bigger biggest
brave braver bravest
brief briefer briefest
bright brighter brightest
busy busier busiest
calm calmer calmest
cheap cheap cheaper
classy classier classiest
clean cleaner cleanest
clear clear clearest
clever cleverer cleverest
close closer closest
cold colder coldest
cool cooler coolest
crazy crazier craziest
creepy creepier creepiest
cruel crueler cruelest
curly curly curliest
cute cuter cutest
dark darker darkest
deadly deadlier deadliest
deep deeper deepest
dirty dirtier dirtiest
dry drier driest
dumb dumber dumbest
early earlier earliest
easy easier easiest
far further/farther furthest/farthest
fast faster fastest
fat fatter fattest
few fewer fewest
filthy filthier filthiest
fine finer finest
fit fitter fittest
fresh fresher freshest
friendly friendlier friendliest
funny funnier funniest
good better best
great greater greatest
guilty guilter guiltiest
handy handier handiest
happy happier happiest
hard harder hardest
harsh harsher harshest
healthy healthier healthiest
heavy heavier heaviest
high higher highest
hot hotter hottest
hungry hungrier hungriest
juicy juicier juiciest
kind kinder kindest
large larger largest
late later latest
lazy lazier laziest
light lighter lightest
lonely lonlier lonliest
long longer longest
loud louder loudest
lovely lovelier loveliest
low lower lowest
mad madder maddest
mean meaner meanest
messy messier messiest
narrow narrower narrowest
nasty nastier nastiest
near nearer nearest
neat neater neatest
new newer newest
nice nicer nicest
noisy noisier noisiest
odd odder oddest
plain plainer plainest
poor poorer poorest
pretty prettier prettiest
proud prouder proudest
pure purer purest
quick quicker quickest
quiet quieter quietest
rich richer richest
risky riskier riskiest
rough rougher roughest
rude ruder rudest
rusty rustier rustiest
sad sadder saddest
safe safer safest
scary scarier scariest
sharp sharper sharpest
shiny shinier shiniest
short shorter shortest
shy shyer shyest
silly sillier silliest
simple simpler simplest
skinny skinnier skinniest
slim slimmer slimmest
slow slower slowest
small smaller smallest
smart smarter smartest
soft softer softest
soon sooner soonest
spicy spicier spiciest
strange stranger strangest
strict stricter strictest
strong stronger strongest
sunny sunnier sunniest
sweaty sweatier sweatiest
sweet sweeter sweetest
tall taller tallest
tasty tastier tastiest
thick thicker thickest
thin thinner thinnest
tiny tinier tiniest
tough tougher toughest
true truer truest
ugly uglier ugliest
warm warmer warmest
weak weaker weakest
wealthy wealthier wealthiest
weird weirder weirdest
wide wider widest
wild wilder wildest
wise wiser wisest
young younger youngest

Examples

Sentences using Comparatives

  • My house is larger than yours
  • This car is smaller than the one I have
  • Your dog runs faster than mine
  • Linda and Silvia are both my friends, but I like Linda Better.

Sentences using Superlatives

  • My house is the largest in the neighborhood
  • My car is the smallest car in the parking lot
  • Linda and Silvia are both my friends, but Linda is my best friend

Exercises

  1. In the Wild – Superlative Adjectives
  2. Superlative Adjectives Quiz
  3. Superlative Exercises PDF
  4. Grammar Worksheets Superlatives PDF
  5. Comparatives and Superlatives – National Geographic
  6. Comparatives and Superlaitives – Macmillan Inspiration PDF
  7. Comparative and Superlative Practice PDF
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