Personality Idioms in English
An idiom is an expression or phrase that has a different meaning from the literal meaning of the idiom’s individual words. In this lesson, we’re going to go through some idioms describing people’s personality and character. You might have come across some of these personality idioms as they’re used very often by native speakers.
So let’s look at some idioms to describe personality.
Here are some of the most common idioms describing character and personality that you should know;
English Idioms to Describe Personality with Examples and Meaning
Definition; a person who tends to stay up late at night.
– He’s quite a night owl. He always stays up late watching movies.
Definition; a person who gets up early in the morning or arrives early
– She’s an early bird, but she’s getting up late on Saturday mornings.
Definition; a person who tends to worry about unimportant things
– Don’t be a worrywart. Everything’s going to be just fine.
Definition; someone who thinks that they know everything
– She came across as a know-it-all, but in reality she was not.
Definition; someone who doesn’t like to spend money – a stingy person
– He’s such a cheapskate that he doesn’t even buy things he really needs.
Definition; someone who is very energetic and eager to be successful
– Linda’s never afraid to take a risk, she’s a real go-getter.
English Personality Idioms with TV Series and Movies
We’re going to have a look at 6 English Personality Idioms with TV Series and Movies in the video below.