unusual, lovely, beautiful
big, small, tall
thin, rough, untidy
round, square, rectangular
young, old, youthful
blue, red, pink
Dutch, Japanese, Turkish
metal, wood, plastic
general-purpose, four-sided, U-shaped
cleaning, hammering, cooking
So, following this rule, we can see that this sentence sounds right:
I bought a beautiful, tall, green vase.
While this sentence feels awkward:
I bought a green, tall, beautiful vase.
If those rules are too exact for you here, try this website:
- Quantity or number
- Quality or opinion
- Proper adjective (often nationality, other place of origin, or material)
- Purpose or qualifier
The three, untidy, country boys roughhoused.
Which sounds better than:
The untidy, country, three boys roughhoused.
Next time you 'e describing something, consider these rules and see if your natural speech follows the proper order. I'm betting that your large, intelligent brain does it automatically!