comparative adjective + IER

comparative adjective + IER

Point 29 in the category of ADJECTIVES is defined as:

form comparative adjectives with adjectives of two syllables ending in ‘-y’ by changing the ‘y’ to an ‘I’ and adding ‘-er’


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An iWeb search for:

*ier_JJR

1 EASIER 1010581
2 EARLIER 431393
3 HEALTHIER 186940
4 HEAVIER 159937
5 HAPPIER 141736
6 DRIER 21493
7 THIER 19909
8 TRICKIER 18511
9 BUSIER 18381
10 PRETTIER 15302
11 OUTLIER 13455
12 WEALTHIER 12983
13 FUNNIER 11585
14 RISKIER 11322
15 PRICIER 11313
16 FRIENDLIER 9650
17 MESSIER 9364
18 STURDIER 9183
19 SCARIER 8573
20 FANCIER 8285
21 TASTIER 7780
22 SEXIER 7516
23 CRAZIER 7128
24 BULKIER 6535
25 SHINIER 5192
26 SPORTIER 5179
27 NOISIER 4748
28 MERRIER 4649
29 HOOSIER 4608
30 RAINIER 4598
31 CREAMIER 4587
32 UGLIER 4568
33 DIRTIER 4323
34 BEEFIER 4284
35 SPEEDIER 4054
36 SUNNIER 4041
37 ANGRIER 3984
38 SKINNIER 3973
39 LUCKIER 3787
40 HUNGRIER 3755
41 EDGIER 3596
42 ROOMIER 3538
43 LIVELIER 3390
44 ZAPIER 3356
45 FRAZIER 3338
46 MIGHTIER 3123
47 COSTLIER 3088
48 LENGTHIER 3070
49 SPICIER 3024
50 STEADIER 2931
51 NASTIER 2929
52 STICKIER 2897

54 CLASSIER 2784
55 CHUNKIER 2729
56 HOLIER 2641
57 DEADLIER 2624
58 HARDIER 2623
59 DRESSIER 2611
60 GREENBRIER 2519
61 GRITTIER 2478
62 LIKELIER 2415
63 FLUFFIER 2333
64 BOSSIER 2303
65 SNAPPIER 2265
66 MEATIER 2177
67 LOFTIER 2106
68 SILLIER 2056
69 JUICIER 2024
70 CREEPIER 1982
71 HEFTIER 1980
72 HEARTIER 1968
73 FLASHIER 1934
74 SALTIER 1915
75 CHILLIER 1902
76 LAZIER 1882
77 TIDIER 1863
78 MURKIER 1789
79 TINIER 1752
80 ROSIER 1747
81 WEIGHTIER 1701
82 COZIER 1669
83 CRISPIER 1663

86 TRENDIER 1553
87 BUSTIER 1545
88 GLOSSIER 1502

90 HANDIER 1455
91 LOVELIER 1432
92 PUNCHIER 1428
93 CLOUDIER 1410

95 WINDIER 1331
96 OILIER 1284
97 FUNKIER 1276

99 FUZZIER 1214


Text inspector doesn’t capture most of these:

A2: angrier, busier, cloudier, crazier, dirtier, drier, earlier, friendlier, healthier, heavier, lazier, lovelier,
luckier, noisier, prettier, sunnier, tidier, windier

B1: juicier, livelier, messier, nastier, scarier, shinier, sillier, spicier, stickier, tastier, tinier, uglier

B2: bossier, deadlier, riskier, saltier, sexier, steadier, trickier, wealthier

C1: bulkier, chillier, holier, sportier

C2: handier, mightier, rosier

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