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Questions tagged [adjective-degrees]

This tag for questions about adjective degrees such as positive (base or plain), comparatives, and superlatives.

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Adjective: Use of than in degree

I was going through error detection exercise. I came across a question - He is the oldest than other player in the team My book says, than is superfluous. Anyone tell me which rule follow here ...
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My mobile is getting SLOW \ SLOWER

I have heard people say: My mobile is getting slow. My Mobile is getting slower. Which is correct to say? Thank you.
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Which of the meanings of the adjective “mean” can have comparison or superlativeness?

Of of the gradable (synthetic) adjectives (adjective that have suffix of "-er" or "-est") is mean > meaner > meanest). Now looking at the dictionary, shows 7 meanings for this adjective! Adjective:...