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Donkey Descriptive Personality Statistics

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Donkey is a character from Shrek.

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 2,000 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
chatty (not reserved)98.015.4322
loud (not quiet)96.889.6319
😜 (not 🤐)95.0910.8467
playful (not serious)94.589.7349
extrovert (not introvert)94.41211.1352
funny (not humorless)94.3911.5335
social (not reclusive)94.21211.4392
good-humored (not angry)93.9119.5325
expressive (not monotone)93.12813.3352
fast-talking (not slow-talking)92.41613.9412
loyal (not traitorous)92.412414.0331
playful (not shy)92.16813.5340
emotional (not unemotional)91.74712.6398
soulful (not soulless)91.16012.3321
ADHD (not OCD)91.11015.2440
expressive (not stoic)90.83713.2309
spontaneous (not scheduled)90.85314.0329
💃 (not 🧕)90.85712.7294
family-first (not work-first)90.73412.4393
open-book (not secretive)90.6715.4478
cheery (not sorrowful)90.52413.4279
warm (not cold)89.94613.1304
devoted (not unfaithful)89.818314.4346
goof-off (not studious)89.64217.8323
open to new experinces (not uncreative)89.510914.9336
kind (not cruel)89.413814.7358
spontaneous (not deliberate)89.32316.1331
touchy-feely (not distant)89.02316.7371
romantic (not dispassionate)88.55916.6476
gregarious (not private)88.42014.4317
joyful (not miserable)88.43516.3298
short (not tall)88.25715.5674
chaotic (not orderly)88.19216.7321
bold (not shy)88.039316.9333
😎 (not 🧐)87.95718.5313
open (not guarded)87.8917.5336
lenient (not strict)87.72816.2317
vibrant (not geriatric)87.77616.0425
sunny (not gloomy)87.57319.8448
love-focused (not money-focused)87.220716.7373
curious (not apathetic)86.76417.5311
first-mate (not captain)86.75318.1300
dramatic (not no-nonsense)86.79420.0313
clumsy (not coordinated)86.64216.1318
💝 (not 💔)86.53820.1324
exaggerating (not factual)86.59218.1440
summer (not winter)86.58416.7361
twitchy (not still)86.36719.9432
interrupting (not attentive)86.27021.3425
exuberant (not subdued)86.17819.6368
involved (not remote)85.95318.6317
fantastical (not realistic)85.96718.6468
optimistic (not pessimistic)85.97223.1310
imaginative (not practical)85.95419.2320
charismatic (not uninspiring)85.919421.6310
happy (not sad)85.83517.6339
heroic (not villainous)85.530517.0319
😀 (not 😭)85.33921.2334
bold (not serious)85.18716.2360
👩‍🎤 (not 👩‍🔬)84.910418.5292
emotional (not logical)84.810718.3366
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)84.821221.3333
random (not pointed)84.63620.0443
one-faced (not two-faced)84.517821.3433
extraordinary (not mundane)84.419919.4312
gossiping (not confidential)84.38020.8366
persistent (not quitter)84.377623.0342
juvenile (not mature)84.28816.9322
sweet (not bitter)84.011618.6338
lover (not fighter)84.07418.5424
codependent (not independent)83.94619.9307
forgiving (not vengeful)83.810420.8333
disorganized (not self-disciplined)83.76720.5307
🐐 (not 🦒)83.71317.9322
explorer (not builder)83.66718.6330
glad (not mad)83.66622.8315
artistic (not scientific)83.513016.7318
open-minded (not close-minded)83.59420.1322
freelance (not corporate)83.521621.4400
messy (not neat)83.410120.3319
flamboyant (not modest)83.214822.4356
loose (not tight)83.15021.7442
weird (not normal)82.918720.8292
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)82.76223.3337
zany (not regular)82.614121.0294
egalitarian (not racist)82.457721.9281
flirtatious (not prudish)82.320119.4313
🤣 (not 😊)82.25127.1434
trusting (not suspicious)82.06822.4340
plays hard (not works hard)81.99220.4283
gatherer (not hunter)81.411319.4419
impulsive (not cautious)81.324324.5291
interested (not bored)81.216523.5454
soft (not hard)81.112620.0285
whimsical (not rational)81.012123.2306
nurturing (not poisonous)80.925120.3307
important (not irrelevant)80.562822.8294
quirky (not predictable)80.511323.3360
impatient (not patient)80.331825.4316
intimate (not formal)80.27223.1331
long-winded (not concise)80.23624.5327
flexible (not rigid)80.26021.8305
scandalous (not proper)79.925120.8311
head@clouds (not down2earth)79.815927.0297
flower child (not goth)79.830223.4330
creative (not conventional)79.722322.1321
mischievous (not well behaved)79.742121.5347
idealist (not realist)79.613525.2305
liberal (not conservative)79.622023.9277
treasure (not trash)79.660724.9318
soft (not hard)79.515322.5313
oblivious (not alert)79.57823.1296
bright (not depressed)79.411923.8321
crazy (not sane)79.321020.6329
accepting (not judgemental)79.117927.0327
anxious (not calm)79.023220.3294
unorthodox (not traditional)79.029723.2308
🥳 (not 🥴)78.96327.9292
👻 (not 🤖)78.87823.1279
often crying (not never cries)78.612421.0321
slacker (not workaholic)78.59021.3301
generous (not stingy)78.329221.5449
🤡 (not 👽)78.26027.4301
frenzied (not sleepy)78.235524.5422
not genocidal (not genocidal)78.252729.4294
protagonist (not antagonist)78.250326.1336
indulgent (not sober)78.124921.3288
🎃 (not 💀)78.111025.8401
chivalrous (not businesslike)78.110323.2473
instinctual (not reasoned)78.023325.2281
blissful (not haunted)78.06824.3440
astonishing (not methodical)77.96523.4298
crafty (not scholarly)77.727420.9341
🤠 (not 🤑)77.725528.0304
ambitious (not realistic)77.629824.9435
lighthearted (not intense)77.68328.1471
feminist (not sexist)77.557724.0318
unambiguous (not mysterious)77.314927.0296
vulnerable (not armoured)77.210521.0332
gullible (not cynical)77.110825.3362
doer (not thinker)76.928726.4478
comedic (not dramatic)76.98128.4484
poor (not rich)76.717922.7322
tardy (not on-time)76.715721.7404
motivated (not unmotivated)76.4112926.1358
extreme (not moderate)76.351624.1364
cheesy (not chic)76.021525.7350
forward-thinking (not stuck-in-the-past)75.718622.9426
hypochondriac (not stoic)75.68825.8271
spicy (not mild)75.547926.2367
poetic (not factual)75.511523.3430
literary (not mathematical)75.423121.5281
sensitive (not thick-skinned)75.418323.2313
democratic (not authoritarian)75.418325.8310
freak (not normie)75.428223.6438
epic (not deep)75.310424.0439
opinionated (not neutral)75.291626.9435
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)75.248224.3289
folksy (not presidential)75.221126.1430
apprentice (not master)75.114626.5286
rugged (not refined)75.127923.8313
drop out (not valedictorian)74.920626.6333
trolling (not triggered)74.97425.9401
hipster (not basic)74.813127.2294
low-tech (not high-tech)74.626226.5309
active (not slothful)74.590226.8335
indiscreet (not tactful)74.48029.3314
🥰 (not 🙃)74.422332.3311
oppressed (not privileged)74.415321.3405
kinky (not vanilla)74.331026.9289
beta (not alpha)74.024029.2338
wild (not tame)73.857327.9349
🌟 (not 💩)73.783630.6311
vegan (not cannibal)73.730027.3438
outlaw (not sheriff)73.444924.7305
multicolored (not monochrome)73.427031.7313
abstract (not concrete)73.417126.5300
cocky (not timid)73.174425.0326
warm (not quarrelsome)72.927926.8292
straightforward (not cryptic)72.941531.1336
wholesome (not salacious)72.944828.6318
stinky (not fresh)72.815426.6446
unprepared (not hoarder)72.69426.7294
transparent (not machiavellian)72.618430.7322
outsider (not insider)72.424928.4334
gamer (not non-gamer)72.420029.8444
altruistic (not selfish)72.347325.5325
pure (not debased)72.239727.5308
😏 (not 😬)71.837230.9323
prideful (not envious)71.760924.2644
giving (not receiving)71.753828.7338
muddy (not washed)71.719626.5347
submissive (not dominant)71.423226.8312
opinionated (not jealous)71.272128.3352
backdoor (not official)71.138627.9304
dunce (not genius)70.914925.9332
western (not eastern)70.733227.8294
f***-the-police (not tattle-tale)70.669031.4460
desperate (not high standards)70.621526.3432
👨‍🔧 (not 👨‍⚕️)70.443827.8305
whippersnapper (not sage)70.420227.9336
English (not German)70.297829.9398
morning lark (not night owl)70.221530.0275
believable (not poorly-written)70.2106525.4420
empath (not psychopath)70.168828.8418
go-getter (not slugabed)70.1109427.8286
country-bumpkin (not city-slicker)70.023829.6315
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)70.032629.3309
🐿 (not 🦇)70.048730.1276
confident (not insecure)69.778429.9332
low IQ (not high IQ)69.610525.0336
overspender (not penny-pincher)69.532828.3326
🐒 (not 🐩)69.529431.1291
exhibitionist (not bashful)69.552130.9463
grateful (not entitled)69.441326.9437
honorable (not cunning)69.357427.7333
relaxed (not tense)69.313532.6335
foolish (not wise)69.329525.8316
chill (not offended)69.322529.3401
circular (not linear)69.315526.3332
moist (not dry)69.222527.7385
📈 (not 📉)68.651831.4377
avant-garde (not classical)68.626026.8288
unpolished (not eloquent)68.529031.2330
communal (not individualist)68.516431.7324
ironic (not profound)68.525528.1397
existentialist (not nihilist)68.434427.0230
scruffy (not manicured)68.439129.8286
🥵 (not 🥶)68.439429.5385
sexual (not asexual)68.381331.0430
😇 (not 😈)67.955230.0315
anarchist (not statist)67.938728.3278
young (not old)67.886323.3306
domestic (not industrial)67.728828.1276
rebellious (not obedient)67.580828.6298
always down (not picky)67.516233.3379
spiritual (not skeptical)67.319730.4302
disarming (not creepy)67.388227.7302
white knight (not bad boy)67.369827.9362
cooperative (not competitive)67.232230.0293
extravagant (not thrifty)67.250431.9414
animalistic (not human)67.117733.0317
moody (not stable)67.078527.6290
natural-talent (not hard-work)67.019428.6378
interesting (not tiresome)66.888531.3323
deranged (not reasonable)66.741627.7295
rap (not rock)66.77931.7314
autistic (not neurotypical)66.47528.6310
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)66.444731.5293
decorative (not utilitarian)66.326628.4310
complimentary (not insulting)66.362229.4276
trendy (not vintage)66.321028.1405
innocent (not jaded)66.325931.3326
smooth (not rough)66.244729.8313
loveable (not punchable)66.274830.8492
emancipated (not enslaved)66.079628.0281
yes-man (not contrarian)65.920630.3314
modern (not historical)65.861629.8300
wooden (not plastic)65.880628.4362
pacifist (not ferocious)65.735830.2298
awkward (not suspicious)65.632029.6335
flimsy (not sturdy)65.624228.4408
healthy (not sickly)65.5100627.8282
equitable (not hypocritical)65.556228.8294
🤔 (not 🤫)65.545533.3303
perverted (not clean)65.435026.7426
thick (not thin)65.337729.0323
angelic (not demonic)65.073728.4296
deviant (not average)65.075227.9344
ludicrous (not sensible)64.841033.1288
pack rat (not minimalist)64.833531.0318
physical (not intellectual)64.739828.9287
nonpolitical (not political)64.732232.8299
hedonist (not monastic)64.748026.5206
self-assured (not self-conscious)64.489330.0279
leisurely (not hurried)64.432233.4277
driven (not unambitious)64.3152430.3287
incompetent (not competent)64.117628.1326
naive (not paranoid)63.829031.6378
lustful (not chaste)63.768230.5288
vague (not precise)63.621328.0300
socialist (not libertarian)63.511134.0300
melee (not ranged)63.422931.3279
edgy (not politically correct)63.373328.5345
focused on the present (not focused on the future)63.246132.7323
puny (not mighty)62.925028.7279
reassuring (not fearmongering)62.977333.5299
unassuming (not pretentious)62.837432.1276
pain-avoidant (not masochistic)62.836330.8348
simple (not complicated)62.624432.7340
French (not Russian)62.571132.3356
oxymoron (not tautology)62.538028.9237
radical (not centrist)62.558230.1335
resistant (not resigned)62.4114429.2277
subjective (not objective)62.437030.2274
flourishing (not traumatized)62.426029.2420
🎨 (not 🏀)62.494831.0398
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)62.366533.0296
metrosexual (not macho)62.380328.9382
musical (not off-key)62.243035.4428
ignorant (not knowledgeable)62.227227.8416
unobservant (not perceptive)62.217232.6450
disreputable (not prestigious)62.136128.8276
queer (not straight)62.025533.0314
rhythmic (not stuttering)62.0113332.5407
variable (not consistent)62.034132.9396
feisty (not gracious)61.9104031.1355
dog person (not cat person)61.861435.0360
beautiful (not ugly)61.7137434.0309
street-smart (not sheltered)61.596532.0322
efficient (not overprepared)61.599027.1364
frank (not sugarcoated)61.5122032.8322
Italian (not Swedish)61.462331.3368
punk rock (not preppy)61.457131.5387
rustic (not cultured)61.340832.1318
sporty (not bookish)61.054628.9291
permanent (not transient)61.066230.9271
earth (not air)60.789834.3444
badass (not weakass)60.6125431.0489
rural (not urban)60.436533.2277
conspiracist (not sheeple)60.199330.4294
meek (not bossy)60.038730.4328
dorky (not cool)60.061033.6341
charming (not awkward)59.899333.3332
stubborn (not accommodating)59.8125534.1402
pop (not indie)59.735434.4339
luddite (not technophile)59.661329.3241
masculine (not feminine)59.4103624.8338
patriotic (not unpatriotic)59.0113932.4287
innocent (not worldly)58.638832.7346
biased (not impartial)58.5121830.1309
repetitive (not varied)58.484032.4286
🥾 (not 👟)58.370936.5385
reactive (not proactive)58.370532.1320
lavish (not frugal)58.165631.8275
noob (not pro)57.931333.8278
common sense (not analysis)57.646931.6320
🧗 (not 🛌)57.5109934.9451
nerd (not jock)57.3100433.7285
🐀 (not 🐘)57.268829.2299
queen (not princess)57.2105937.7346
🧢 (not 🎩)56.979437.0427
🐮 (not 🐷)56.897231.5276
legit (not scrub)56.8140030.3344
brave (not careful)56.7111730.2319
💪 (not 🧠)56.647727.7324
giggling (not chortling)56.545338.3377
metaphorical (not literal)56.441933.9326
side character (not main character)56.387635.2290
fortunate (not unlucky)56.269531.1314
humble (not arrogant)56.272832.3329
Greek (not Roman)56.149632.0296
compersive (not jealous)55.680530.5279
not introspective (not introspective)55.542132.4277
obsessed (not aloof)55.4124435.2338
deep (not shallow)55.3119830.8324
fast (not slow)55.2133530.7291
inspiring (not cringeworthy)54.3109231.4309
spelunker (not claustrophobic)54.3112534.6360
barbaric (not civilized)54.153529.5302
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')54.156734.8278
lowbrow (not highbrow)54.053034.9273
trusting (not charming)54.076734.4304
generalist (not specialist)54.049532.3279
lost (not enlightened)54.094431.4432
pensive (not serene)54.0157429.7360
gendered (not androgynous)53.9173433.9295
fire (not water)53.8114435.2406
lazy (not diligent)53.722030.2310
tailor (not blacksmith)53.7115731.4345
demanding (not unchallenging)53.6150334.2449
fixable (not unfixable)53.5116532.7337
hesitant (not decisive)53.449532.2297
philosophical (not real)53.248233.6310
narcissistic (not low self esteem)53.2110431.5455
atheist (not theist)53.0115532.4278
celebrity (not boy/girl-next-door)52.870335.2319
good-cook (not bad-cook)52.786335.5368
provincial (not cosmopolitan)52.584433.4241
sarcastic (not genuine)52.587636.3311
everyman (not chosen one)52.479533.3318
rude (not respectful)52.272526.3299
resourceful (not helpless)52.2164331.0334
tasteful (not lewd)52.0131631.6280
devout (not heathen)52.0105933.1275
demure (not vain)52.091129.8278
arcane (not mainstream)52.0112933.6279
Coke (not Pepsi)51.9100337.4397
theoretical (not empirical)51.864333.5276
slovenly (not stylish)51.866733.3282
🤺 (not 🏌)51.8151133.8278
assertive (not passive)51.7144832.7300
pronatalist (not child free)51.660236.0303
reliable (not experimental)51.5107235.0446
direct (not roundabout)51.4144036.6288
wavering (not resolute)51.445531.4276
🐴 (not 🦄)51.4114138.2317
attractive (not repulsive)51.3151430.9279
orange (not purple)51.295834.5293
self-destructive (not self-improving)51.1106731.1396
underachiever (not overachiever)50.240132.1397

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 Donkey based on their crowd-sourced profiles are listed below with the correlation in parenthesis.

Most similar Least similar
  1. Pumbaa (0.901)
  2. Pinkie Pie (0.893)
  3. Merry Brandybuck (0.887)
  4. Pippin Took (0.875)
  5. Dory (0.869)
  6. Olaf (0.864)
  7. Fez (0.857)
  8. Jaskier (0.849)
  9. Jake Peralta (0.849)
  10. Troy Barnes (0.848)
  1. Cho Sang-woo (-0.675)
  2. Ash (-0.671)
  3. Count Alexei Karenin (-0.667)
  4. Squidward Tentacles (-0.657)
  5. Thomas Matthews (-0.653)
  6. Jack Crawford (-0.652)
  7. Kozo Fuyutsuki (-0.649)
  8. Walter Skinner (-0.641)
  9. Nurse Mildred Ratched (-0.64)
  10. Inspector Kido (-0.636)

Personality types

Users who took the quiz were asked to self-identify their Myers-Briggs and Enneagram types. We can look at the average match scores of these different groups of users with Donkey to see what personality types people who describe themselves in ways similar to the way Donkey is described identify as.

Myers-Briggs Self-type Average match score with character Number of users


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