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Chuck McGill Descriptive Personality Statistics

Chuck McGill is a character from Better Call Saul.

This page summarizes crowd sourced ratings of their personality collected from users of the Statistical "Which Character" Personality Quiz. This website has recruited more than 3 million volunteers to rate characters on descriptive adjectives and other properties, which can be aggregated to create profiles that users can be matched to as part of a personality test. For more information about how the ratings were collected and how they are used, see the documentation.

Aggregated ratings for 400 descriptions

The table shows the average rating the character received for each descriptive item on a 1 to 100 scale and what that character's rank for the description is among all 1,750 characters in the database. It also shows the standard deviation of the ratings and how many different individuals submitted a rating for that description.

ItemAverage ratingRankRating standard deviationNumber of raters
corporate (not freelance)95.736.620
rigid (not flexible)95.647.914
pretentious (not unassuming)95.016.010
low-tech (not high-tech)94.1111.116
obsessed (not aloof)94.088.317
reclusive (not social)93.8812.423
scheduled (not spontaneous)93.6219.118
tense (not relaxed)93.32410.120
strict (not lenient)93.1259.817
intellectual (not physical)92.83010.319
🧠 (not 💪)92.7508.423
😬 (not 😏)92.4110.421
miserable (not joyful)92.299.926
privileged (not oppressed)92.2578.715
🎩 (not 🧢)92.02811.721
old (not young)91.8249.721
serious (not playful)91.73811.024
master (not apprentice)91.7679.319
OCD (not ADHD)91.5716.732
work-first (not family-first)91.45214.123
non-gamer (not gamer)91.31421.639
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)90.91211.826
prudish (not flirtatious)90.847.413
vintage (not trendy)90.71811.136
paranoid (not naive)90.6810.322
claustrophobic (not spelunker)90.5217.324
🧐 (not 😎)90.4212.616
dramatic (not comedic)90.23013.246
tight (not loose)90.12821.926
bookish (not sporty)90.013112.321
stubborn (not accommodating)89.811716.552
scientific (not artistic)89.74511.016
uncreative (not open to new experinces)89.799.722
demanding (not unchallenging)89.711915.352
moody (not stable)89.56711.118
valedictorian (not drop out)89.313218.613
💩 (not 🌟)89.22715.69
🐴 (not 🦄)89.21413.118
guarded (not open)89.19513.919
chortling (not giggling)89.128.89
close-minded (not open-minded)88.9318.915
🙃 (not 🥰)88.9168.413
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)88.83818.613
formal (not intimate)88.81820.129
serious (not bold)88.7513.019
anxious (not calm)88.45119.531
gloomy (not sunny)88.34410.923
geriatric (not vibrant)88.3112.728
sickly (not healthy)88.21012.026
bitter (not sweet)88.27418.117
workaholic (not slacker)88.223420.628
triggered (not trolling)88.2310.118
distant (not touchy-feely)87.95317.322
poisonous (not nurturing)87.99615.020
classical (not avant-garde)87.8718.028
deliberate (not spontaneous)87.66924.219
receiving (not giving)87.6708.58
studious (not goof-off)87.417323.125
opinionated (not neutral)87.326322.051
suspicious (not trusting)87.210715.317
dorky (not cool)87.03421.212
straight (not queer)86.915727.717
👨‍⚕️ (not 👨‍🔧)86.87112.69
arrogant (not humble)86.719013.721
businesslike (not chivalrous)86.75621.137
on-time (not tardy)86.719720.840
winter (not summer)86.74617.114
💔 (not 💝)86.63112.615
😭 (not 😀)86.5913.222
unfixable (not fixable)86.53110.813
high IQ (not low IQ)86.139318.917
nerd (not jock)86.020917.623
careful (not brave)85.8915.920
vengeful (not forgiving)85.817617.218
sad (not happy)85.75714.826
statist (not anarchist)85.71519.619
punchable (not loveable)85.79214.621
overachiever (not underachiever)85.128720.839
entitled (not grateful)84.617517.236
selfish (not altruistic)84.516611.923
conspiracist (not sheeple)84.510823.519
haunted (not blissful)84.215616.630
🛌 (not 🧗)84.03123.320
private (not gregarious)83.912118.224
picky (not always down)83.86821.119
offended (not chill)83.711819.223
preppy (not punk rock)83.515923.018
pensive (not serene)83.53815.630
money-focused (not love-focused)83.412225.321
cringeworthy (not inspiring)83.36514.115
basic (not hipster)83.27321.618
ugly (not beautiful)83.22316.018
stingy (not generous)83.211415.647
works hard (not plays hard)83.123628.426
skeptical (not spiritual)83.118921.814
tattle-tale (not f***-the-police)83.05024.324
conventional (not creative)82.77017.419
historical (not modern)82.48021.017
competitive (not cooperative)82.436423.218
👩‍🔬 (not 👩‍🎤)82.411915.717
driven (not unambitious)82.364422.715
hypochondriac (not stoic)82.22223.412
cold (not warm)82.115826.032
precise (not vague)82.118723.621
patriotic (not unpatriotic)81.616111.310
🤐 (not 😜)81.69524.322
conservative (not liberal)81.47722.620
jealous (not compersive)81.413221.623
self-destructive (not self-improving)81.315124.024
hoarder (not unprepared)81.24523.228
philosophical (not real)81.21720.815
believable (not poorly-written)81.127617.616
secretive (not open-book)81.130520.233
concrete (not abstract)80.97921.218
dry (not moist)80.94229.022
rich (not poor)80.937419.123
methodical (not astonishing)80.811624.023
bossy (not meek)80.747830.315
lost (not enlightened)80.78526.418
resolute (not wavering)80.520625.715
presidential (not folksy)80.515921.321
humorless (not funny)80.29324.830
diligent (not lazy)80.290719.114
creepy (not disarming)80.15918.216
soulless (not soulful)80.110227.218
sorrowful (not cheery)80.117026.424
highbrow (not lowbrow)80.112124.817
mad (not glad)79.820418.722
psychopath (not empath)79.819416.638
weird (not normal)79.725224.417
angry (not good-humored)79.711315.220
penny-pincher (not overspender)79.75824.316
chaste (not lustful)79.65125.117
judgemental (not accepting)79.525826.819
quarrelsome (not warm)79.129120.618
stuck-in-the-past (not forward-thinking)79.17027.441
🙅‍♂️ (not 🙋‍♂️)79.09125.325
hypocritical (not equitable)78.814824.424
bourgeoisie (not proletariat)78.715931.716
atheist (not theist)78.620120.57
scholarly (not crafty)78.510124.721
asexual (not sexual)78.58719.835
overprepared (not efficient)78.41630.616
🤑 (not 🤠)78.117828.415
fighter (not lover)78.117617.234
vain (not demure)78.022525.124
builder (not explorer)78.06820.022
intense (not lighthearted)77.947530.116
crazy (not sane)77.824015.816
perceptive (not unobservant)77.875223.415
traitorous (not loyal)77.712521.322
trash (not treasure)77.68122.425
🥴 (not 🥳)77.610917.920
practical (not imaginative)77.531227.821
cynical (not gullible)77.537929.520
rude (not respectful)77.420028.913
reasoned (not instinctual)77.48326.020
debased (not pure)77.424923.630
traumatized (not flourishing)77.331023.719
white knight (not bad boy)77.332724.218
pessimistic (not optimistic)77.216427.426
🥶 (not 🥵)77.26829.125
queen (not princess)77.139629.213
neat (not messy)76.945025.527
jaded (not innocent)76.746118.315
clean (not perverted)76.650428.039
pointed (not random)76.658032.423
dominant (not submissive)76.561424.824
genius (not dunce)76.445125.717
monastic (not hedonist)76.43726.921
important (not irrelevant)76.481120.413
pro (not noob)76.367423.719
child free (not pronatalist)76.127028.228
self-disciplined (not disorganized)76.070832.431
monochrome (not multicolored)76.018624.719
deranged (not reasonable)76.023722.727
authoritarian (not democratic)75.925225.318
depressed (not bright)75.815022.419
insulting (not complimentary)75.627227.718
cruel (not kind)75.519019.124
hurried (not leisurely)75.514718.419
fearmongering (not reassuring)75.522919.719
factual (not poetic)75.327625.320
self-assured (not self-conscious)75.140430.315
two-faced (not one-faced)75.022733.452
introvert (not extrovert)74.820328.625
rock (not rap)74.862517.919
💀 (not 🎃)74.728030.433
repetitive (not varied)74.613623.617
utilitarian (not decorative)74.628725.719
🐩 (not 🐒)74.630627.720
freak (not normie)74.630226.747
worldly (not innocent)74.559625.023
sheltered (not street-smart)74.416831.718
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)74.461429.315
cultured (not rustic)74.332328.516
weakass (not badass)74.011224.935
analysis (not common sense)73.828925.912
thick (not thin)73.720921.127
politically correct (not edgy)73.718622.420
luddite (not technophile)73.711327.511
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)73.755223.115
slothful (not active)73.65224.419
🧕 (not 💃)73.66528.414
persistent (not quitter)73.5135226.811
machiavellian (not transparent)73.529220.710
assertive (not passive)73.470228.629
antagonist (not protagonist)73.216727.619
political (not nonpolitical)73.234429.520
hard (not soft)73.044631.221
stinky (not fresh)72.914423.718
interrupting (not attentive)72.831125.731
thinker (not doer)72.811827.140
pack rat (not minimalist)72.614927.824
tiresome (not interesting)72.56426.922
extreme (not moderate)72.362630.918
cautious (not impulsive)72.231433.225
frenzied (not sleepy)72.268632.918
eloquent (not unpolished)71.860131.025
contrarian (not yes-man)71.540429.321
hard (not soft)71.249634.812
sheriff (not outlaw)71.140531.126
villainous (not heroic)70.922824.921
vanilla (not kinky)70.930828.112
demonic (not angelic)70.833322.820
cocky (not timid)70.680730.415
resistant (not resigned)70.464132.817
🎨 (not 🏀)70.370732.615
biased (not impartial)70.255733.313
knowledgeable (not ignorant)70.284332.526
official (not backdoor)69.926332.431
suspicious (not awkward)69.862633.515
metrosexual (not macho)69.745424.911
narcissistic (not low self esteem)69.453627.417
insider (not outsider)69.317133.427
shy (not playful)69.212625.118
refined (not rugged)69.255031.523
traditional (not unorthodox)69.231235.014
😈 (not 😇)69.144822.530
specialist (not generalist)69.140329.426
impatient (not patient)69.066427.320
rough (not smooth)68.838429.717
feisty (not gracious)68.873924.914
permanent (not transient)68.635127.914
sensitive (not thick-skinned)68.236128.521
enslaved (not emancipated)68.110629.017
individualist (not communal)68.158135.821
cannibal (not vegan)67.943029.015
complicated (not simple)67.679230.619
remote (not involved)67.47531.421
masculine (not feminine)67.184126.518
captain (not first-mate)67.162735.722
reserved (not chatty)67.152934.617
prestigious (not disreputable)66.969030.622
obedient (not rebellious)66.835831.921
extravagant (not thrifty)66.849432.820
orange (not purple)66.529832.211
French (not Russian)66.548936.722
Swedish (not Italian)66.534029.310
linear (not circular)66.125930.132
twitchy (not still)66.165927.940
salacious (not wholesome)66.144428.418
📉 (not 📈)66.111534.023
manicured (not scruffy)66.089028.819
confidential (not gossiping)65.992031.925
ludicrous (not sensible)65.838031.229
dispassionate (not romantic)65.622628.422
repulsive (not attractive)65.522433.310
gendered (not androgynous)65.5134429.615
high standards (not desperate)65.471035.744
stoic (not expressive)65.138730.316
mysterious (not unambiguous)65.150132.918
alert (not oblivious)65.188426.130
🦇 (not 🐿)65.143033.415
deep (not epic)65.128222.232
cunning (not honorable)64.645926.119
orderly (not chaotic)64.666933.127
go-getter (not slugabed)64.5130832.620
sexist (not feminist)64.434920.317
sarcastic (not genuine)64.454729.923
🏌 (not 🤺)64.314037.215
coordinated (not clumsy)64.297229.116
earth (not air)64.072432.129
🐐 (not 🦒)63.962528.819
cat person (not dog person)63.953534.110
😊 (not 🤣)63.878427.818
decisive (not hesitant)63.599235.827
hard-work (not natural-talent)63.278531.340
devout (not heathen)63.159226.319
alpha (not beta)63.192333.633
autistic (not neurotypical)63.012132.822
uninspiring (not charismatic)63.013134.513
washed (not muddy)62.587130.513
ferocious (not pacifist)62.286231.418
prideful (not envious)62.2117338.448
tailor (not blacksmith)62.184330.717
western (not eastern)62.080138.014
ranged (not melee)62.047831.321
slow-talking (not fast-talking)61.831128.120
fire (not water)61.888934.433
libertarian (not socialist)61.643927.117
centrist (not radical)61.535537.110
competent (not incompetent)61.3134933.419
night owl (not morning lark)61.285829.413
dramatic (not no-nonsense)60.971540.019
apathetic (not curious)60.819330.920
🤖 (not 👻)60.653338.117
insecure (not confident)60.533540.512
mild (not spicy)60.543134.026
celebrity (not boy/girl-next-door)60.453331.617
🥾 (not 👟)60.162035.820
vulnerable (not armoured)60.043036.824
charming (not trusting)59.972022.316
English (not German)59.9146033.726
realist (not idealist)59.869833.321
domestic (not industrial)59.752525.817
slow (not fast)59.625929.623
sober (not indulgent)59.558738.119
frank (not sugarcoated)59.4125134.517
cosmopolitan (not provincial)59.169536.516
zany (not regular)59.183929.614
wooden (not plastic)59.1112332.127
wise (not foolish)59.087524.621
tame (not wild)59.053234.031
indie (not pop)59.097434.514
mature (not juvenile)58.989038.334
motivated (not unmotivated)58.8163233.716
consistent (not variable)58.789428.213
shallow (not deep)58.641130.318
🤔 (not 🤫)58.683340.222
subdued (not exuberant)58.548734.820
focused on the present (not focused on the future)58.462730.512
off-key (not musical)58.374126.323
profound (not ironic)58.261732.625
nihilist (not existentialist)58.130536.414
stuttering (not rhythmic)58.031836.816
sage (not whippersnapper)58.060432.820
oxymoron (not tautology)58.072925.010
gatherer (not hunter)57.768233.522
good-cook (not bad-cook)57.664236.134
mighty (not puny)57.5119327.717
cryptic (not straightforward)57.431134.524
objective (not subjective)57.454538.421
empirical (not theoretical)57.275035.621
reliable (not experimental)57.285935.028
exaggerating (not factual)56.979638.032
bold (not shy)56.7152035.619
reactive (not proactive)56.775733.615
🤡 (not 👽)56.656335.720
realistic (not ambitious)56.650932.439
rational (not whimsical)56.398739.813
arcane (not mainstream)56.389539.419
introspective (not not introspective)56.3116233.86
genocidal (not not genocidal)56.341728.513
short (not tall)55.964425.732
jealous (not opinionated)55.926034.417
never cries (not often crying)55.996631.016
independent (not codependent)55.7112138.521
tactful (not indiscreet)55.7111631.620
pain-avoidant (not masochistic)55.771640.817
unfaithful (not devoted)55.724236.915
charming (not awkward)55.6110532.013
frugal (not lavish)55.589834.511
civilized (not barbaric)55.4121331.218
average (not deviant)55.454333.014
fortunate (not unlucky)55.171132.824
quirky (not predictable)55.184131.021
logical (not emotional)55.074737.523
Pepsi (not Coke)55.053635.136
well behaved (not mischievous)54.671935.025
resourceful (not helpless)54.6155531.813
animalistic (not human)54.541426.322
exhibitionist (not bashful)54.5112035.929
mundane (not extraordinary)54.443431.823
sturdy (not flimsy)54.3125230.919
chosen one (not everyman)54.397432.114
roundabout (not direct)54.239937.118
legit (not scrub)54.0144634.316
monotone (not expressive)53.960832.719
concise (not long-winded)53.787229.914
quiet (not loud)53.682231.218
'right-brained' (not 'left-brained')53.552732.012
egalitarian (not racist)53.2157732.413
literal (not metaphorical)53.1120532.515
proper (not scandalous)53.188737.116
unemotional (not emotional)52.946036.820
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)52.594134.912
chic (not cheesy)52.284429.110
bored (not interested)51.637331.429
head@clouds (not down2earth)51.485335.328
literary (not mathematical)51.4119232.821
slovenly (not stylish)51.464435.418
Roman (not Greek)51.398836.512
rural (not urban)51.252538.024
fantastical (not realistic)51.278238.128
🐮 (not 🐷)51.1126434.826
modest (not flamboyant)51.0105537.722
🐘 (not 🐀)51.096035.023
tasteful (not lewd)50.9132134.015
flower child (not goth)50.4123331.616

The lowest rating for any description in the table is 50.0 despite a 1 to 100 scale being used. This is because descriptions that had values lower than the midpoint were reversed. For example, a score of 1/100 for "hot (not cold)" is equivalent to a score of 100/100 for "cold (not hot)". This was done so that all the traits that are most distinctive for a character are at the top of the table.

Similar characters

The similarity between two characters can be calculated by taking the correlation between the lists of their traits. This produces a value from +1 to -1. With +1 implying that every trait one character is high on the other one is high on too, to an equal degree. And, -1 implying that if a character is high on specific trait, the other one is low on it. The 10 most and least similar characters to Chuck McGill based on their crowd-sourced profiles are listed below with the correlation in parenthesis.

Most similar Least similar
  1. Samuel Norton (0.796)
  2. Coriolanus Snow (0.795)
  3. Angela Martin (0.793)
  4. Nurse Mildred Ratched (0.789)
  5. Alexander Conklin (0.786)
  6. Serena Joy Waterford (0.781)
  7. Winn Adami (0.776)
  8. Mycroft Holmes (0.775)
  9. Javert (0.772)
  10. Chef Skinner (0.771)
  1. Jason Mendoza (-0.677)
  2. Pumbaa (-0.649)
  3. Troy Barnes (-0.648)
  4. Brittany Pierce (-0.641)
  5. Sam Evans (-0.619)
  6. Joey Tribbiani (-0.617)
  7. Kevin Ball (-0.612)
  8. Luke Dunphy (-0.61)
  9. Ty Lee (-0.608)
  10. Merry Brandybuck (-0.601)

Personality types

Personality types according to various systems can be derived from the character's traits. Profiles for a personality type were computed by averaging together all responses from people who took the test and reported a given personality type and then this composite was matched to each of those profiles as if it was its own character (as was done above). Listed closest to worst match.



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