Adjectives list starting with B

backocated at rear
backwardtoward rear
bacterialconnected with bacteria
badof poor quality
bafflingpuzzling
baggyoose
balancedeven-handed
baldwith hairless head
baldinggoing bald
balefulthreatening
ballisticrelating to projectiles
balmypleasantly mild
banaldull and unoriginal
banefuldestructive
bankruptunable to pay debts
barbariccruel
barbarousextremely cruel
barbedwith barbs
bareacking clothing
barefootwithout shoes on
barefootedwithout shoes on
barestacking clothing
baronialrelating to baron
barrenbare of vegetation
baseacking morals
baselessuntrue
bashfulshy
basicmost important
basophilictaking basic stain
bassdeep in tone
bawdyribald
beadyresembling bead
bearishanticipating falling prices
beattired out
beatificblissful
beauteousbeautiful
beautifulpleasing to senses
bedraggledwet, dirty, and messy
bedriddenconfined to bed
beefymuscular
beguilingcharming
beigevery pale brown
belatedate
belgianof Belgium
believableappearing true
belligerenthostile or aggressive
belovedadored
belowgroundunderground
benedictineof St. Benedict
beneficialhaving good effect
beneficientdoing good
benevolentkind
benightedunenlightened
benignkindly
bentcurved
bereftdeprived
berserkvery angry
bespectacledwith eyeglasses
bestbetter than all others
bestialinhuman
bestsellingbought by many
bewhiskeredwith whiskers
bewilderedconfuse somebody
biblicalof Bible
bicameralwith two legislative chambers
biconcavewith two concave faces
biennialtwo-yearly
bifocalwith two focal lengths
bigof great size
biggestof great size
bilateralinvolving two groups
bilinearwith two linear variables
bilingualspeaking two languages
bimolecularof two molecules
bimonthlyoccurring every two months
bindingobliging somebody to do something
binomialhaving two names
biochemicalrelating to biochemistry
biologicof biology
biologicalof living things
bipartisaninvolving two political parties
biracialof two races
birdlikeresembling a bird
bitterstrong and sharp in taste
bittersweetboth bitter and sweet
bizarregrotesquely odd
blackof darkest color
blackestof darkest color
blandinsipid
blanknot marked
blasphemousdisrespectful of sacred things
blatantoffensively conspicuous
bleakunwelcoming
blearyseeing dimly
blindunable to see
blissfulperfectly happy
blithecheerful and carefree
blockyresembling block
blondhaving light-colored skin
blondehaving light-colored skin
bloodiestbloodstained
bloodlesswithout killing or violence
bloodshotinflamed and red
bloodybloodstained
blueof color of sky
bluffblunt but kind in manner
bluishof color near to blue
bluntnot sharp
blunternot sharp
bodiedhaving particular body
bodilyphysical
bogusfake or deceitful
boilinghot
boisterousnoisy, energetic, and rowdy
boldfearless and adventurous
bolderfearless and adventurous
boldestfearless and adventurous
bombproofable to withstand bombs
bonyhaving prominent bones
bookishextremely fond of reading
boredtired and impatient
boringuninteresting
bornbrought into life
botanicalof plants
bothersomeannoying
bottomowest
bottomlessvery deep
bouffantbackcombed into full shape
bouncyively
boundlessimitless
bovineof cattle genus
boxybox-shaped
boyishike boy
brackishsalty
brainysmart
brashaggressively self-assertive
brassyflashy and vulgar
bravehaving or showing courage
braverhaving or showing courage
bravesthaving or showing courage
brawnymuscular
brazenbold and unashamed
breakableeasily broken
breathlessunable to breathe properly
breathtakingoverwhelming
breathywith sound of breathing
breezyslightly windy
bridalof brides or weddings
briefnot lasting long
briefernot lasting long
briefestnot lasting long
brightintelligent
brightermore illuminated
brightestexcellently illuminated
brilliantextremely bright or radiant
brimfulfull to top
briskquick
briskerquick
britannicBritish
brittlehard and breakable
broadwide
broaderwide
broadestwide
brokehaving no money
brokenno longer whole
bronchialrelating to air passages
broodyready to incubate eggs
brotherlyshowing affection of brother
brownbrown in color
brutalruthless and cruel
brutepurely physical
bubblycheerfully excited
bucolicof countryside
buffpale yellowish beige
bugeyedwith bulging eyes
builtinintegral
bulkin large quantity
bulkyawkwardly large
bullishexpecting good stock market figures
bumptiousself-important
bumpyuneven
buoyantable to float
burdensomedifficult to bear
bureaucraticadministrative
burglarproofprotected against burglary
burlystout and strong
burningon fire
busieroccupied
busiestoccupied
bustlingbusy
busyoccupied
butteryike or of butter
buxomwith large breasts


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