Lindsay McMahon
"The English Adventurer"

Do you know someone who is mean?

Would you like to be able to describe that person in more specific terms in English?

You are at the right level to expand your vocabulary and use more specific words.

Don’t just use general terms.

If you want to connect with people, you need to be specific so they know exactly what you want to say!

On the IELTS Exam, the fastest way to get a 7 or higher on Speaking or Writing is to use specific vocabulary words.

In today’s episode we will show you 5 different words that you can use to describe a mean person in English.


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How to describe a mean person in English:

  • Rude: Not polite, short-tempered, to have a short fuse
  • A jerk: Someone who has a bad character and does not treat people with respect. We use this term more to describe a guy.
  • Selfish: Someone who only thinks about themselves
  • Cruel: Extremely mean and calculated in the bad actions that they take against you
  • Abusive: Someone who inflicts physical, emotional, or sexual harm on someone


Do you know anyone that you can describe using these terms?

Let us know in the comments below.

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