Adjective Words to Describe Pumpkin

Pumpkins are often yellowish to orange in color and vary from flattened to spherical to oblong; some have white bark. The bark is smooth and usually slightly furrowed or ribbed. The stem of the fruit is hard and woody, grooved and bent.

Pumpkins are also a type of winter squash. And yes, all pumpkins are technically fruits too. Each pumpkin contains about 500 seeds. Once sprouted, pumpkins take 90 to 120 days to reach maturity.

Adjective Words to Describe Pumpkin

Following are common adjectives used to describe pumpkin in writing:

Silly Canned
Stupid Wild
Large Diced
Big Fluted
Little Smashed
Fresh Pureed
Yellow Tiny
Huge West
Ripe Fried
Cooked Nutmeg
Giant Bright
Rotten Grated
Dried Unsweetened
Orange Sliced
Sweet Lighted
Red Overripe
Plastic Nice


Baked Gigantic
Mashed Miniature
Green Dichromatic
Boiled Idiotic
Carved Oblate
Hollow Sunny
Stewed Some
Enormous Cupcaked
Perfect Muffin
Round Pickle
Fat Raw
Magic Roasted
Scary Dumpling

Pumpkins are commonly used in North America to make soups, desserts and breads, and pumpkin pie for their Thanksgiving feast.

Carving pumpkins to make jack-o’-lanterns is a very old Halloween tradition which originated from Ireland and is still practiced. They are lit with candles because are easy to hollow out and cut patterns into.

Now let us see some fascinating facts about pumpkin:

  • Pumpkins are part of the winter squash family. …
  • The world’s largest pumpkin weighed 2,032 pounds. …
  • Not every pumpkin is good for pie. …
  • Jack-o-lanterns weren’t originally made from pumpkins. …
  • There’s more to pumpkin than pie.

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