Sometimes we use more than one adjective in front of a noun:

He was a nice intelligent young man.

She had a small round black wooden box.

Opinion adjectives:

Some adjectives give a general opinion. We can use these adjectives to describe almost any noun:

Some adjectives give a specific opinion. We only use these adjectives to describe particular kinds of noun:

Food: tasty; delicious

Furniture, buildings: comfortable; uncomfortable

People, animals: clever; intelligent; friendly

We usually put a general opinion in front of a specific opinion:

Nice tasty soup.

A nasty uncomfortable armchair

A lovely intelligent animal

Usually we put an adjective that gives an opinion in front of an adjective that is descriptive:

a nice red dress; a silly old man; those horrible yellow curtains

We often have two adjectives in front of a noun:

a handsome young man; a big black car; that horrible big dog

Sometimes we have three adjectives, but this is unusual:

a nice handsome young man;

a big black American car;

that horrible big fierce dog

It is very unusual to have more than three adjectives.

Adjectives usually come in this order:

We use some adjectives only after a link verb:

Some of the commonest -ed adjectives are normally used only after a link verb:

annoyed; finished; bored; pleased; thrilled

We say:

Our teacher was ill.

My uncle was very glad when he heard the news.

The policeman seemed to be very annoyed

but we do not say:

We had an ill teacher.

When he heard the news he was a very glad uncle

He seemed to be a very annoyed policeman

A few adjectives are used only in front of a noun:

We say:

He lives in the eastern district.

There were countless problems with the new machinery.

but we do not say:

The district he lives in is eastern

The problems with the new machinery were countless.