Comparatives/ Superlatives
Examples
Examples
Irregular- Superlative
Irregular- Comparative
100

Comparatives rule

- er ending

use more/ less

100

Nice

Nicer/ Nicest

100

Large

Larger/ Largest

100

Superlative of "Good/ Well"

Best

100

Comparative of "Good/ Well"

Better

200

Superlatives rule

- est ending

Most or least

200

Heavy

Heavier/ Heaviest

200

Funny

Funnier/ Funniest
200

Superlative of "Bad/ Badly"

Worst

200

Comparative of "Bad/ Badly"

Worse

300

One-syllable adjectives

-er or -r

300

Boring

More/ less boring

Most/ least boring

300

Sleepy

Sleepier/ Sleepiest

300

Superlative of "Little"

Least

300

Comparative of "Little"

Less

400

Two-syllable adjectives ending in -y

Change -y to -i and add -er

400

Fun

More/ Less Fun

Most/ Least Fun

400

Interesting

More interesting/ less interesting

Most interesting/ least interesting

400

Superlative of "Old"

Oldest/ Eldest
400

Comparative of "Old"

Older/ Elder

500

Two-syllable adjectives not ending in -y

All three-syllable adjectives and more

More + adjective

500

Handsome

Handsomer/ Handsomest

More handsome/ Most handsome

500

Polite

More/ Less polite

Most/ Least polite or Politest

500

Superlative of "Far"

The Furthest/ The Farthest

500

Comparatives of "Far"

Further/ Farther

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