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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
energetic (not mellow)97.1206.415
friendly (not unfriendly)97.0276.028
loud (not quiet)96.889.6319
snoops (not minds-own-business)96.7196.527
😜 (not 🤐)95.0910.8467
playful (not serious)94.589.7349
extrovert (not introvert)94.41211.1352
positive (not negative)94.4178.016
outgoing (not withdrawn)94.4449.534
funny (not humorless)94.3911.5335
social (not reclusive)94.21211.4392
good-humored (not angry)93.9119.5325
bubbly (not flat)93.2369.721
expressive (not monotone)93.12813.3352
hugs (not handshakes)93.04910.417
fast-talking (not slow-talking)92.41613.9412
loyal (not traitorous)92.412414.0331
playful (not shy)92.16813.5340
hippie (not militaristic)92.1179.432
emotional (not unemotional)91.74612.6398
goofy (not unfrivolous)91.75617.232
soulful (not soulless)91.16012.3321
ADHD (not OCD)91.11015.2440
prankster (not anti-prank)91.06910.024
expressive (not stoic)90.83713.2309
spontaneous (not scheduled)90.85314.0329
💃 (not 🧕)90.85612.7294
family-first (not work-first)90.73312.4393
open-book (not secretive)90.6715.4478
cheery (not sorrowful)90.52513.4279
real (not fake)90.510013.830
intuitive (not analytical)90.21710.321
warm (not cold)89.94613.1304
foodie (not unenthusiastic about food)89.95115.827
devoted (not unfaithful)89.818214.4346
goof-off (not studious)89.64217.9322
open to new experinces (not uncreative)89.510914.9336
kind (not cruel)89.413814.7358
natural (not mechanical)89.41917.926
spontaneous (not deliberate)89.32316.1331
feeler (not thinker)89.34914.720
touchy-feely (not distant)89.02216.7371
childlike (not parental)88.611515.019
romantic (not dispassionate)88.55916.6475
absentminded (not focused)88.43310.321
gregarious (not private)88.42014.4316
joyful (not miserable)88.43516.3298
short (not tall)88.25715.5674
chaotic (not orderly)88.19216.7320
bold (not shy)88.039216.9333
😎 (not 🧐)87.95718.5313
open (not guarded)87.8917.5336
lenient (not strict)87.72816.2317
vibrant (not geriatric)87.67916.0424
sunny (not gloomy)87.57319.8448
cheery (not grumpy)87.410618.625
love-focused (not money-focused)87.220716.7373
wired (not tired)87.04713.625
forward (not repressed)86.97322.520
easy (not uptight)86.86122.124
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)86.59318.1440
summer (not winter)86.58416.7361
people-person (not things-person)86.47422.429
twitchy (not still)86.36619.9432
interrupting (not attentive)86.27121.3425
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)85.919321.6310
happy (not sad)85.83517.6339
heroic (not villainous)85.530517.0319
😀 (not 😭)85.33921.2334
bold (not serious)85.18716.2360
heartfelt (not clinical)85.117318.725
👩‍🎤 (not 👩‍🔬)84.910418.5292
emotional (not logical)84.810718.3365
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)84.821221.3333
random (not pointed)84.63620.0443
one-faced (not two-faced)84.517821.3433
euphoric (not resentful)84.55419.431
extraordinary (not mundane)84.419919.4312
gossiping (not confidential)84.38020.8366
persistent (not quitter)84.377423.0342
juvenile (not mature)84.28816.9322
sweet (not bitter)84.011518.6338
lover (not fighter)84.07418.5424
codependent (not independent)83.94619.9307
forgiving (not vengeful)83.810320.8333
disorganized (not self-disciplined)83.76720.5307
explorer (not builder)83.76618.6329
🐐 (not 🦒)83.71217.9322
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
zebra (not lion)83.59714.423
messy (not neat)83.410120.3319
flamboyant (not modest)83.214722.4356
loose (not tight)83.15021.7442
outdoorsy (not indoorsy)83.118821.732
weird (not normal)82.918720.8292
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)82.76223.3337
zany (not regular)82.614021.0294
egalitarian (not racist)82.457721.9281
flirtatious (not prudish)82.320019.4313
🤣 (not 😊)82.25127.1434
trusting (not suspicious)82.06822.4340
plays hard (not works hard)81.99120.4283
eager (not reluctant)81.717327.323
gatherer (not hunter)81.411119.4419
fantasy-prone (not grounded)81.421924.726
impulsive (not cautious)81.324224.5291
spirited (not lifeless)81.350028.331
photographer (not physicist)81.316318.219
Constant PDA (not Hates PDA)81.37617.317
follower (not leader)81.313122.021
interested (not bored)81.216423.5454
soft (not hard)81.112720.0285
whimsical (not rational)81.012123.2306
nurturing (not poisonous)80.925120.3307
important (not irrelevant)80.562822.8294
quirky (not predictable)80.511323.3360
innovative (not routine)80.520720.128
impatient (not patient)80.331625.4316
intimate (not formal)80.27223.1331
flexible (not rigid)80.26021.8305
long-winded (not concise)80.03524.6329
scandalous (not proper)79.925120.8311
inappropriate (not seemly)79.91919.919
head@clouds (not down2earth)79.815927.0297
flower child (not goth)79.830423.4330
creative (not conventional)79.722422.1321
mischievous (not well behaved)79.742221.5347
idealist (not realist)79.613525.2305
treasure (not trash)79.660624.9318
soft (not hard)79.515222.5313
liberal (not conservative)79.522323.9279
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)79.029823.2308
🥳 (not 🥴)78.96327.9292
👻 (not 🤖)78.87823.1279
often crying (not never cries)78.612521.0321
slacker (not workaholic)78.59021.3301
indulgent (not sober)78.324521.2293
🤡 (not 👽)78.35927.3304
generous (not stingy)78.329221.6448
world traveler (not homebody)78.330425.032
frenzied (not sleepy)78.235624.5422
not genocidal (not genocidal)78.252729.4294
protagonist (not antagonist)78.250326.1336
🎃 (not 💀)78.110925.8401
chivalrous (not businesslike)78.110323.2473
welcoming experience (not cringing away)78.123521.318
instinctual (not reasoned)78.023425.2281
blissful (not haunted)78.06824.3440
astonishing (not methodical)77.96523.4298
prying (not unmeddlesome)77.941826.329
manic (not mild)77.840823.126
crafty (not scholarly)77.727520.9345
🤠 (not 🤑)77.725428.0304
sassy (not chill)77.749524.221
ambitious (not realistic)77.629724.9435
lighthearted (not intense)77.68328.1471
feminist (not sexist)77.557824.0318
unambiguous (not mysterious)77.314827.0296
vulnerable (not armoured)77.210521.0332
gullible (not cynical)77.111025.3362
doer (not thinker)76.928826.4478
tardy (not on-time)76.915521.6403
cassanova (not love shy)76.927332.122
comedic (not dramatic)76.98128.4484
poor (not rich)76.717922.7322
motivated (not unmotivated)76.4113026.1358
extreme (not moderate)76.351624.1364
cheesy (not chic)76.021325.7350
boundary breaking (not stereotypical)75.837721.325
forward-thinking (not stuck-in-the-past)75.718622.9426
spicy (not mild)75.547926.2367
poetic (not factual)75.511623.3430
hypochondriac (not stoic)75.58925.8276
literary (not mathematical)75.423121.5281
sensitive (not thick-skinned)75.418223.2313
democratic (not authoritarian)75.418325.8310
freak (not normie)75.428223.6438
epic (not deep)75.310524.0439
opinionated (not neutral)75.291626.9435
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)75.248224.3289
folksy (not presidential)75.221126.1430
apprentice (not master)75.114726.5286
can't-fix-anything (not handy)75.116125.426
rugged (not refined)74.928424.0318
drop out (not valedictorian)74.920626.6333
trolling (not triggered)74.97425.9401
gross (not hygienic)74.911224.730
hipster (not basic)74.813127.2294
jovial (not noble)74.812830.126
progressive (not old-fashioned)74.832225.816
low-tech (not high-tech)74.626226.5309
active (not slothful)74.590126.8335
indiscreet (not tactful)74.47929.3314
🥰 (not 🙃)74.422332.3311
oppressed (not privileged)74.415421.3405
kinky (not vanilla)74.231226.9288
beta (not alpha)74.024029.2338
supportive (not catty)74.052025.824
mad-scientist (not lumberjack)74.045327.322
wild (not tame)73.857327.9349
gluttonous (not moderate)73.824324.329
smug (not sheepish)73.866525.535
🌟 (not 💩)73.783630.6311
vegan (not cannibal)73.730027.3438
junkie (not straight edge)73.717317.818
outlaw (not sheriff)73.444924.7305
multicolored (not monochrome)73.426931.7313
abstract (not concrete)73.417026.5300
annoying (not unannoying)73.133133.924
cocky (not timid)73.174325.0326
warm (not quarrelsome)72.927926.8292
straightforward (not cryptic)72.941431.1336
wholesome (not salacious)72.944928.6318
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)72.420229.8443
altruistic (not selfish)72.347225.5325
pure (not debased)72.239727.5308
😏 (not 😬)71.837230.9323
bad-manners (not good-manners)71.827224.122
prideful (not envious)71.760824.2644
giving (not receiving)71.753828.7338
muddy (not washed)71.719826.5347
activist (not nonpartisan)71.755224.717
submissive (not dominant)71.423226.8312
opinionated (not jealous)71.271928.3352
unstable (not stable)71.255226.419
backdoor (not official)71.138427.9304
comfortable (not awkward)70.944227.133
dunce (not genius)70.815325.9331
western (not eastern)70.732827.7296
likes change (not resists change)70.711926.823
f***-the-police (not tattle-tale)70.668931.4460
desperate (not high standards)70.621426.3432
whippersnapper (not sage)70.420527.9336
👨‍🔧 (not 👨‍⚕️)70.344127.7308
🐿 (not 🦇)70.347429.9281
gentle (not harsh)70.347325.222
English (not German)70.297729.9398
communist (not capitalist)70.226532.228
believable (not poorly-written)70.2106425.4420
empath (not psychopath)70.168828.8418
go-getter (not slugabed)70.1109527.8286
morning lark (not night owl)70.021530.0277
country-bumpkin (not city-slicker)70.023929.6315
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)70.032629.3309
blue (not red)69.841626.513
experince-oriented (not goal-oriented)69.723933.023
confident (not insecure)69.778329.9332
insightful (not generic)69.672822.416
low IQ (not high IQ)69.610425.0336
overspender (not penny-pincher)69.532828.3326
🐒 (not 🐩)69.529331.1291
exhibitionist (not bashful)69.552130.9463
grateful (not entitled)69.441226.9437
honorable (not cunning)69.357327.7332
relaxed (not tense)69.313532.6335
foolish (not wise)69.329325.8316
chill (not offended)69.322529.3401
circular (not linear)69.315526.3332
moist (not dry)69.222327.7385
fulfilled (not unfulfilled)68.822026.419
sincere (not irreverent)68.879835.118
📈 (not 📉)68.651731.4377
🥵 (not 🥶)68.638629.4384
avant-garde (not classical)68.625926.8288
unpolished (not eloquent)68.529131.2330
existentialist (not nihilist)68.533226.9232
communal (not individualist)68.516431.7324
ironic (not profound)68.525528.1397
off target (not accurate)68.520925.527
earthly (not divine)68.563631.128
scruffy (not manicured)68.439129.8286
sexual (not asexual)68.381531.0430
hopeful (not fearful)68.064228.022
😇 (not 😈)67.955030.0315
anarchist (not statist)67.938828.3278
young (not old)67.886323.3306
domestic (not industrial)67.728528.2275
rebellious (not obedient)67.580928.6298
always down (not picky)67.516233.3379
spiritual (not skeptical)67.419630.3301
disarming (not creepy)67.388127.7302
white knight (not bad boy)67.369627.9362
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)67.019228.6378
creationist (not evolutionist)66.920930.221
interesting (not tiresome)66.888431.3322
deranged (not reasonable)66.741627.7295
rap (not rock)66.77931.7314
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)66.544131.5295
autistic (not neurotypical)66.37728.6314
complimentary (not insulting)66.362329.4276
trendy (not vintage)66.321028.1405
innocent (not jaded)66.325931.3326
smooth (not rough)66.244729.8313
loveable (not punchable)66.274830.8492
maverick (not conformist)66.187132.937
decorative (not utilitarian)66.126828.6314
emancipated (not enslaved)66.079528.0280
original (not cliché)66.054229.622
yes-man (not contrarian)65.920630.3314
modern (not historical)65.861429.8300
wooden (not plastic)65.881028.4362
pacifist (not ferocious)65.735830.2298
awkward (not suspicious)65.632029.6335
flimsy (not sturdy)65.624228.4408
healthy (not sickly)65.5100627.7286
equitable (not hypocritical)65.556128.8294
🤔 (not 🤫)65.545533.3308
perverted (not clean)65.435126.7426
thick (not thin)65.337529.0323
angelic (not demonic)65.073728.4296
deviant (not average)65.075327.9344
ludicrous (not sensible)64.841033.1288
pack rat (not minimalist)64.833431.0318
physical (not intellectual)64.739728.9287
nonpolitical (not political)64.732232.8299
hedonist (not monastic)64.748226.5206
self-assured (not self-conscious)64.489330.0279
leisurely (not hurried)64.432033.4277
driven (not unambitious)64.3152530.3287
incompetent (not competent)64.017828.2325
rejected (not popular)63.960933.417
bear (not wolf)63.938021.315
naive (not paranoid)63.829131.6378
vague (not precise)63.621328.0300
lustful (not chaste)63.568430.6289
socialist (not libertarian)63.311434.0301
edgy (not politically correct)63.373328.5345
melee (not ranged)63.323031.2280
focused on the present (not focused on the future)63.246132.7323
unassuming (not pretentious)63.036732.1280
puny (not mighty)62.925028.7279
pain-avoidant (not masochistic)62.935830.7347
reassuring (not fearmongering)62.977333.5299
small-vocabulary (not big-vocabulary)62.832733.318
simple (not complicated)62.624432.7340
oxymoron (not tautology)62.637928.9238
radical (not centrist)62.658230.1336
sweet (not savory)62.650528.125
resistant (not resigned)62.5113529.2278
subjective (not objective)62.536430.1276
French (not Russian)62.570932.3356
strong identity (not social chameleon)62.5118636.026
flourishing (not traumatized)62.425929.2420
🎨 (not 🏀)62.494831.0398
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)62.366433.0296
metrosexual (not macho)62.380428.9382
disreputable (not prestigious)62.236028.6281
musical (not off-key)62.243135.4428
ignorant (not knowledgeable)62.227227.8416
unobservant (not perceptive)62.217232.6450
believing (not questioning)62.132533.227
queer (not straight)62.025533.0314
rhythmic (not stuttering)62.0113532.5407
variable (not consistent)62.034232.9396
feisty (not gracious)61.9104031.1355
dog person (not cat person)61.861435.0360
beautiful (not ugly)61.7137334.0309
street-smart (not sheltered)61.596432.0322
efficient (not overprepared)61.599427.1364
frank (not sugarcoated)61.5122032.8322
Italian (not Swedish)61.462531.3368
punk rock (not preppy)61.457031.5387
rustic (not cultured)61.340932.1318
sporty (not bookish)61.054728.9291
permanent (not transient)60.867331.1275
earth (not air)60.789834.3444
badass (not weakass)60.6125531.0489
conspiracist (not sheeple)60.298830.4298
rural (not urban)60.236933.3281
meek (not bossy)60.038930.4328
dorky (not cool)60.061033.7340
utopian (not dystopian)60.060735.317
charming (not awkward)59.899433.3332
stubborn (not accommodating)59.8125534.1402
insomniac (not slumbering)59.8118435.932
sloppy (not fussy)59.824631.627
pop (not indie)59.735234.4339
flawed (not perfect)59.7116732.218
masculine (not feminine)59.4103624.8338
luddite (not technophile)59.362729.4243
blessed (not cursed)59.144630.621
patriotic (not unpatriotic)59.0114432.3288
buffoon (not charmer)59.039132.126
innocent (not worldly)58.638832.7346
biased (not impartial)58.4122730.3314
repetitive (not varied)58.385132.3287
🥾 (not 👟)58.370836.5385
reactive (not proactive)58.369932.1320
lavish (not frugal)58.165631.8275
reader (not writer)58.161431.515
noob (not pro)57.931333.8278
common sense (not analysis)57.646631.6320
🧗 (not 🛌)57.5109934.9451
nerd (not jock)57.4100433.7284
🐀 (not 🐘)57.268729.2299
queen (not princess)57.2105937.7346
🧢 (not 🎩)56.979437.0427
coarse (not delicate)56.9103531.525
🐮 (not 🐷)56.897331.5276
legit (not scrub)56.8140130.3344
meaningful (not pointless)56.8143932.621
brave (not careful)56.7111830.2319
serial dater (not chronically single)56.753430.526
💪 (not 🧠)56.647727.7324
engineerial (not lawyerly)56.664830.619
giggling (not chortling)56.545338.3377
side character (not main character)56.387535.2290
kangaroo (not dolphin)56.370836.517
fortunate (not unlucky)56.269731.1314
humble (not arrogant)56.272932.3329
metaphorical (not literal)56.242433.8330
Greek (not Roman)56.149932.0296
proud (not apologetic)56.0147232.923
glamorous (not spartan)55.867932.523
compersive (not jealous)55.780330.5280
not introspective (not introspective)55.741332.4281
obsessed (not aloof)55.4124535.2338
woke (not problematic)55.481634.526
deep (not shallow)55.3119830.8324
fast (not slow)55.2133430.7291
blind (not all-seeing)54.572732.521
lowbrow (not highbrow)54.351734.9277
inspiring (not cringeworthy)54.3109031.4309
spelunker (not claustrophobic)54.3112234.6360
employee (not entrepreneur)54.267338.221
plant-neglecter (not green thumb)54.299330.424
barbaric (not civilized)54.153529.5302
generalist (not specialist)54.149232.2280
trusting (not charming)54.076834.4304
gendered (not androgynous)54.0173333.9296
lost (not enlightened)54.094431.4432
pensive (not serene)54.0157629.7360
creator (not consumer)54.0107130.523
nonconformist (not social climber)54.0104231.126
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')53.958934.8281
fire (not water)53.8114335.2406
lazy (not diligent)53.722030.2310
tailor (not blacksmith)53.7115831.4345
demanding (not unchallenging)53.6150334.2449
fixable (not unfixable)53.5116432.7337
hesitant (not decisive)53.449632.2297
atheist (not theist)53.4114632.4282
enchanting (not disturbing)53.3119533.824
philosophical (not real)53.248533.6310
narcissistic (not low self esteem)53.2110431.5455
celebrity (not boy/girl-next-door)52.870535.2319
unstirring (not quivering)52.8133533.425
good-cook (not bad-cook)52.786535.5368
nice (not naughty)52.694430.026
provincial (not cosmopolitan)52.584233.3242
sarcastic (not genuine)52.587736.3311
everyman (not chosen one)52.479333.3318
rude (not respectful)52.272426.3299
resourceful (not helpless)52.2164331.0334
tasteful (not lewd)52.0131731.6280
arcane (not mainstream)52.0112633.5281
devout (not heathen)51.9106133.0279
demure (not vain)51.991829.8279
Coke (not Pepsi)51.9100237.4397
slovenly (not stylish)51.866733.3282
🤺 (not 🏌)51.8151033.8278
assertive (not passive)51.7144832.7300
pronatalist (not child free)51.660336.0303
theoretical (not empirical)51.566233.6280
reliable (not experimental)51.5107335.0446
direct (not roundabout)51.4143936.6288
🐴 (not 🦄)51.4113938.2317
underthinker (not overthinker)51.446941.618
attractive (not repulsive)51.3151430.8281
wavering (not resolute)51.345831.3279
orange (not purple)51.196234.5292
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. Pinkie Pie (0.893)
  2. Pumbaa (0.885)
  3. Merry Brandybuck (0.883)
  4. Pippin Took (0.868)
  5. Dory (0.861)
  6. Olaf (0.861)
  7. Jake Peralta (0.85)
  8. Jaskier (0.847)
  9. Gene Belcher (0.837)
  10. Phil Dunphy (0.83)
  1. Count Alexei Karenin (-0.672)
  2. Cho Sang-woo (-0.668)
  3. Ash (-0.653)
  4. Thomas Matthews (-0.648)
  5. Jack Crawford (-0.647)
  6. Walter Skinner (-0.644)
  7. Squidward Tentacles (-0.641)
  8. Kozo Fuyutsuki (-0.637)
  9. Inspector Kido (-0.634)
  10. Nurse Mildred Ratched (-0.625)

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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