450+ Adjectives that Start with L with Useful Examples

The following lesson introduces the list of adjectives that start with L in English with useful example sentences and ESL infographic.

Adjectives that Start with L

List of Adjectives that Start with L

  • Labeled
  • Labelled
  • Labial
  • Labiate
  • Laborsaving
  • Laboured
  • Labouring
  • Laboursaving
  • Lacerate
  • Lacerated
  • Lacertilian
  • Labyrinthian
  • Labyrinthine
  • Laced
  • Lacelike
  • Lachrymal
  • Lachrymatory
  • Lachrymose
  • Laciniate
  • Lackadaisical
  • Laggard
  • Laic
  • Laid
  • Laid-back
  • Lacking
  • Lackluster
  • Lacklustre
  • Laconic
  • Lacrimal
  • Lacrimatory
  • Lactating
  • Lacteal
  • Lactic
  • Lactogenic
  • Lacustrine
  • Lacy
  • Laden
  • Ladened
  • Ladylike
  • Lamarckian
  • Lambent
  • Lamblike
  • Lame
  • Lamellibranch
  • Lamentable
  • Lamented
  • Lamenting
  • Laminal
  • Laotian
  • Lapidarian
  • Lapidary
  • Laminar
  • Labile
  • Labored
  • Laboring
  • Laborious
  • Lamplit
  • Lanate
  • Lancastrian
  • Lancelike
  • Lanceolate
  • Lancinate
  • Lancinating
  • Landed
  • Landless
  • Landlocked
  • Landlubberly
  • Laniary
  • Lank
  • Lanky
  • Lao
  • Lapsed
  • Laputan
  • Larboard
  • Large
  • Larger
  • Larghetto
  • Larghissimo
  • Largish
  • Largo
  • Larruping
  • Larval
  • Laryngeal
  • Lascivious
  • Lashing
  • Latino
  • Latish
  • Latitudinal
  • Last
  • Landscaped
  • Languid
  • Languorous
  • Lasting
  • Late
  • Lateen
  • Latent
  • Later
  • Lateral
  • Latest
  • Lathery
  • Latin
  • Latinate
  • Latter
  • Latticed
  • Latticelike
  • Latvian
  • Laudable
  • Lazy
  • Leaded
  • Laureate
  • Laureled
  • Laurelled
  • Lavender
  • Lavish
  • Law-abiding
  • Lawful
  • Lawless
  • Lax
  • Laxative
  • Lay
  • Layered
  • Leading
  • Leading-edge
  • Leadless
  • Leafed
  • Leafless
  • Leaden
  • Laudatory
  • Laughable
  • Laughing
  • Left
  • Leftish
  • Leftist
  • Leftmost
  • Leaflike
  • Leafy
  • Leakproof
  • Least
  • Leathered
  • Leatherlike
  • Leathery
  • Leaved
  • Leavened
  • Lebanese
  • Lecherous
  • Leeward
  • Leftover
  • Legal
  • Legato
  • Legendary
  • Legged
  • Leggy
  • Legible
  • Lemony
  • Lendable
  • Lengthened
  • Legion
  • Legislative
  • Legit
  • Lee
  • Leechlike
  • Leering
  • Leery
  • Legitimate
  • Legless
  • Leglike
  • Leguminous
  • Leibnitzian
  • Leibnizian
  • Leisured
  • Leisurely
  • Lemonlike
  • Lengthways
  • Lengthwise
  • Level
  • Lean
  • Leaning
  • Learned
  • Level-headed
  • Lengthy
  • Lenien
  • Lenient
  • Lenitive
  • Lenten
  • Lentic
  • Lenticular
  • Lentiform
  • Lentiginose
  • Lentiginous
  • Lentissimo
  • Lento
  • Leonardesque
  • Leonine
  • Leonine of
  • Lepid
  • Leaky
  • Leal
  • Lethal
  • Lethargic
  • Lettered
  • Levantine
  • Leased
  • Lepidote
  • Leprose
  • Leprous
  • Leptorhine
  • Leptorrhine
  • Leptorrhinian
  • Lincolnian
  • Lineal
  • Linear
  • Lined
  • Leptorrhinic
  • Lesbian
  • Less
  • Lessened
  • Lesser
  • Levitical
  • Levorotary
  • Lexicalized
  • Lexicographic
  • Lexicographical
  • Lexicostatistic
  • Liable
  • Libellous
  • Libelous
  • Liberal
  • Linelike
  • Lingual
  • Levorotatory
  • Lewd
  • Lexical
  • Lexicalised
  • Linguistic
  • Lingulate
  • Linked
  • Liberalistic
  • Liberated
  • Lighthearted
  • Lightless
  • Lightproof
  • Liberating
  • Liberian
  • Liege
  • Lienal
  • Lifeless
  • Lifelike
  • Lifelong
  • Lifesize
  • Lifted
  • Light
  • Lighted
  • Lightheaded
  • Lightsome
  • Lightweight
  • Licit
  • Licked
  • Lidded
  • Lidless
  • Ligneous
  • Likable
  • Like
  • Likeable
  • Limnological
  • Limp
  • Limpid
  • Liked
  • Likely
  • Like-minded
  • Lilac
  • Liliaceous
  • Lilliputian
  • Lilting
  • Limacine
  • Limacoid
  • Limiting
  • Limitless
  • Loath
  • Loathly
  • Loathsome
  • Lobar
  • Lincolnesque
  • Linnaean
  • Linnean
  • Lionhearted
  • Lipless
  • Limbed
  • Limber
  • Limbic
  • Limbless
  • Limited
  • Liplike
  • Lipophilic
  • Libertine
  • Libidinal
  • Libidinous
  • Libyan
  • Licenced
  • Licensed
  • Licentious
  • Lipotropic
  • Lipped
  • Liquefiable
  • Liquefied
  • Liquifiable
  • Liquified
  • Lissom
  • Lissome
  • Listed
  • Listless
  • Lithesome
  • Lithic
  • Lithographic
  • Lithomantic
  • Lithophytic
  • Lithuanian
  • Litigious
  • Liveable
  • Liveborn
  • Lit
  • Liquescent
  • Liquid
  • Littered
  • Little
  • Littler
  • Littoral
  • Liturgical
  • Literary
  • Literate
  • Lithe
  • Livelong
  • Lively
  • Liver
  • Liveried
  • Liverish
  • Logical
  • Logistic
  • Logistical
  • Liverpudlian
  • Livery
  • Livid
  • Living
  • Loaded
  • Loamless
  • Loamy
  • Lobate
  • Lobated
  • Lobed
  • Lobeliaceous
  • Locomotor
  • Lofty
  • Logarithmic
  • Loggerheaded
  • Logographic
  • Logy
  • Lone
  • Lonely
  • Lonesome
  • Long
  • Livable
  • Live
  • Lite
  • Literal
  • Longanimous
  • Longhand
  • Lobular
  • Lopsided
  • Loquacious
  • Lordless
  • Local
  • Localised
  • Localized
  • Longstanding
  • Longtime
  • Looking
  • Loony
  • Loopy
  • Loose
  • Looseleaf
  • Loosened
  • Looted
  • Lordly
  • Lordotic
  • Lossless
  • Lossy
  • Lost
  • Located
  • Loco
  • Locomotive
  • Longish
  • Longitudinal
  • Longsighted
  • Loth
  • Lotic
  • Louche
  • Loud
  • Loveless
  • Lovelorn
  • Lovely
  • Loverlike
  • Loverly
  • Lovesick
  • Lovesome
  • Lowset
  • Loyal
  • Lubberly
  • Loving
  • Low
  • Lowborn
  • Lousy
  • Loutish
  • Louvered
  • Lovable
  • Loveable
  • Loved
  • Lowbred
  • Lowbrow
  • Lowbrowed
  • Lowercase
  • Lowered
  • Lowering
  • Lowermost
  • Lowest
  • Lowland
  • Lowly
  • Lubricated
  • Lubricious
  • Lucent
  • Lucid
  • Lucifugal
  • Ludic
  • Ludicrous
  • Lugubrious
  • Lukewarm
  • Lunatic
  • Lunisolar
  • Lupine
  • Lumbar
  • Lumbering
  • Lumbosacral
  • Luminescent
  • Luminous
  • Lumpen
  • Lucifugous
  • Luckless
  • Lucky
  • Lucrative
  • Luculent
  • Lucullan
  • Lumpish
  • Lumpy
  • Lunar
  • Lunate
  • Lurid
  • Luscious
  • Lush
  • Lusitanian
  • Lusterless
  • Lustful
  • Luxuriant
  • Luxurious
  • Lymphatic
  • Lymphocytic
  • Lymphoid
  • Lyonnaise
  • Lyophilised
  • Lyophilized
  • Lustreless
  • Lustrous
  • Lusty
  • Luteal
  • Lutheran
  • Luxe
  • Luxemburger
  • Lyrate
  • Lyric
  • Lyrical
  • Lysogenic

Example Sentences

Lecherous

  • He gave her a lecherous look.

Leeward

  • The ship cruised slowly to leeward.

Leftover

  • She had no stomach for the leftover stew.

Legal

  • His aunt is his legal guardian .

Legato

  • The sound waves come legato, not staccato.

Legendary

  • His courage and exploits were legendary.

Legged

  • The children sat cross – legged on the floor.

Leggy

  • She was a tall leggy blonde.

Legible

  • My handwriting isn’t very legible.

Lemony

  • The drink had a very sharp lemony taste.

Lendable

  • They will tend to further reduce the supply of lendable funds.

Lengthened

  • The meeting lengthened to 5 hours.

Legion

  • His good works were legion.

Legislative

  • The legislative session prorogued yesterday.

Legit

  • I checked him out, he’s legit.

Leering

  • She was sick of old men leering at her.

Leery

  • I’ve always been a bit leery of authority figures.

Legitimate

  • That’s a perfectly legitimate question.

Legless

  • They found the locals getting legless on tequila.

Leguminous

  • The consumption of leguminous plants seems negatively correlated with breast cancer.

Leibnizian

  • The policy adopted in this book is to disallow Leibnizian notation within the text.

Leisured

  •  That left little for leisured women to do.

Leisurely

  • They took a leisurely stroll along the river bank.

Lengthways

  • The tables were laid lengthways.

Lengthwise

  • Peel the onion and cut it in half lengthwise.

Level

  • All right. I’ll level with you.

Lean

  • The seats have no back against which to lean.

Leaning

  • A man was leaning out of the window.

Learned

  • He haunted textile mills, and learned all he could.

Level-headed

  • He is a trustworthy and level-headed leader.

Lengthy

  • He was wont to give lengthy speeches.

Lenient

  • They believe that judges are too lenient with terrorist suspects.

Lenitive

  •  It’s beautiful to have a smoking jacket, a good cigar and a wife who plays the piano. So relaxing. So lenitive.

Lentic

  • To activation calm is like lentic marriage, I decide him change.

Lenticular

  • It is also wedge – shaped to lenticular.

Lento

  • He proposed fixing up a lento as protection for all the comrades there.

Leonine

  • The dentist had a fine leonine head, the hair fair and abundant.

Leaky

  • The house had a leaky roof.

Leal

  • No one will lead Leal around by the nose.

Lethal

  • These chemicals are lethal to fish.

Lethargic

  • The hot weather was making us all lethargic.

Lettered

  • lettered in track my senior year.

Leased

  • The building was leased to a health club.

Leprous

  • In cases of leprous diseases be very careful to do exactly as the priests, who are Levites, instruct you.

Lineal

  • He is the lineal descendant.

Linear

  • He’s making linear measurements.

Lesbian

  • Many of her best friends were lesbian.

Less

  • I should have drunk less.

Lessened

  • The flight to suburbia lessened the number of middle – class families living within the city.

Lesser

  • He doesn’t even acknowledge us lesser mortals .

Lexicographic

  • The algorithm produces all possible secondary structures in lexicographic order by maximizing base pairing.

Liable

  • You will be liable for any damage caused.

Libelous

  • The book was libelous, so the publishers had to call in all copies of it from the bookshops.

Liberal

  • I had quite liberal parents.

Lingual

  • The profunda lingual artery has two kinds of branches.

Lewd

  • He smirked his lewd delight at the scene.

Lexical

  • This process is known as lexical access.

Linguistic

  • Her book displays many subtle linguistic felicities.

Linked

  • The two incidents are not directly linked.

Liberated

  • The enemy soldiers liberated chickens and sheep.

Lighthearted

  • She felt lighthearted and gay.

Lightless

  • She looked out across a lightless horizon.

Liberating

  • All talk of liberating iron curtain capitals disappeared.

Liege

  • Here again he failed to convince his liege.

Lifeless

  • Life is lifeless without health.

Lifelike

  • Kelly has made his sitter look lifelike.

Lifelong

  • It had been her lifelong ambition.

Lifted

  • By now the wine had lifted her flagging spirits.

Light

  • light breeze came off the sea.

Lighted

  •  The general lighted from his horse.

Lightsome

  • The lightsome path was lined with lanterns.

Lightweight

  • I need a lightweight jacket for the summer evenings.

Licit

  • She made some money by licit means.

Licked

  • He licked the plate clean.

Lidded

  • Julie squinted at her through lidded eyes.

Lidless

  • We will but laugh into thy lidless eyes?

Ligneous

  • All these ligneous plants are imported from Russia.

Likable

  • He was a nice guy, a likable guy.

Likeable

  • She’s warm, friendly and likeable.

Limp

  • She wasn’t impressed by his limp handshake.

Limpid

  • She gave him a look of limpid honesty.

Likely

  • Snow showers are likely tomorrow.

Like-minded

  • I appeal to all like-minded people to support me.

Lilac

  • In a lilac sunbonnet she was it.

Liliaceous

  • The aloe is a liliaceous plant.

Lilting

  • Our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war.

Limiting

  • limiting factor in health care is the way resources are distributed.

Limitless

  • The possibilities were almost limitless.

Loath

  • He is loath to get out of bed on cold mornings.

Loathsome

  • He’s a loathsome man.

Lobar

  • Chest X – ray shows consolidation in lobar distribution.

Limber

  • A short walk will limber up the legs.

Limbic

  • It’s all happening here in you limbic brain, the part of the brain that controls decision-making and not language.

Limbless

  • A snake is a limbless reptile.

Limited

  • The food is very limited.

Lipophilic

  • The mixed crystals have a lipophilic surface characteristic.

Libertine

  • The transition from libertine to prig was so complete.

Libidinal

  • The libidinal is the animal part.

Libidinous

  • Powell let his libidinous imagination run away with him.

Libyan

  • We are now at the edge of Libyan Desert.

Licensed

  • She is licensed to fly solo.

Licentious

  • This kind of freedom is licentious.

Lipotropic

  • lipotropic nutrient is one that promotes or encourages the export of fat from the liver.

Lipped

  • I am tight – lipped, shy and soft spoken person.

Liquified

  • This can be seen in the liquified, dead centre of the carbuncle.

Lissome

  • He was slim, lissome, with eyes like licked stone.

Listed

  • The officers were listed in order of seniority.

Listless

  • She looked washed out and listless.

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