Traffic Jam Names

Traffic Jam Names:

  • Carmageddon | Los Angeles, California
  • Gridbarack | Presidential Motorcade
  • Orange Crush | Orange, California
  • Viadoom | Seattle, Washington

English Three Letter Words

English Three Letter Words

  • AAH v. to express surprise
  • AAL n. an East Indian shrub
  • AAS plural of AA n. rough lava
  • ABA n. an outer garment worn by Arabs
  • ABB n. a textile yarn
  • ABO n. an aboriginal
  • ABS plural of AB n. an abdominal muscle
  • ABY v. to pay as a penalty (also ABYE; pa.t. ABID)
  • ACE v. to play a winning serve in tennis
  • ACH interj. (Scots.) expressing impatience (also OCH)
  • ACT v. to do in a specified way
  • ADD v. to make an addition
  • ADO n. a bustle or fuss
  • ADS plural of AD n. an advertisement
  • ADZ n. a cutting tool (also ADZE)
  • AFF adv. off
  • AFT prep. behind; near stern of a vessel
  • AGA n. a Turkish commander
  • AGE v. to grow old (pr.p. also AGEING)
  • AGO adv. in the past; since
  • AGS plural of AG n. agriculture
  • AHA interj. expressing surprise or triumph
  • AHI n. a tuna
  • AHS present tense of AH v. to exclaim “ah” in delight
  • AIA n. an Indian nurse-maid
  • AID v. to help
  • AIL v. to be indisposed
  • AIM v. to point or direct
  • AIN n. a Hebrew letter
  • AIR v. to make opinions known publicly
  • AIS plural of AI n. a three-toed sloth
  • AIT n. a small island
  • AKA n. a NZ vine
  • AKE v. (obs.) to ache
  • ALA n. an outgrowth on a fruit (pl. ALAE)
  • ALB n. a priest’s long, white vestment
  • ALE n. a kind of beer
  • ALF n. an uncultivated Australian
  • ALL n. the whole; everything & everyone
  • ALP n. a mountain
  • ALS plural of AL n. an East Indian tree
  • ALT n. a high tone
  • AMA n. a maid (also AMAH)
  • AMI n. a friend
  • AMP n. ampere or amplifier
  • AMU n. a unit of mass
  • ANA n. a collection of anecdotes
  • AND n. the “&” symbol; something added
  • ANE n. (Scots.) one
  • ANI n. a tropical American bird
  • ANN n. a payment to a parish minister’s
  • widow (also ANNAT)
  • ANT n. an insect
  • ANY adj. some; whichever
  • APE v. to imitate
  • APO n. a protein
  • APP n. an application program
  • APT v. (obs.) to adapt
  • ARB n. an arbitrageur, a share trader
  • ARC v. to form an arc (pa.t. ARCED, ARCKED)
  • ARD n. a primitive plough
  • ARE n. a unit of metric land measure
  • ARF n. a barking sound
  • ARK v. to place in an ark
  • ARM v. to provide with weapons
  • ARS plural of AR n. the letter “R”
  • ART n. the creation of works of beauty
  • ARY adj. (dial.) any
  • ASH v. to reduce to ash
  • ASK v. to request, inquire or invite
  • ASP n. a venomous snake
  • ASS n. a long haired horse-like animal
  • ATE n. a reckless ambition
  • ATT n. a Laotian monetary unit (pl. ATT)
  • AUA n. a NZ fish
  • AUE an exclamation of pain
  • AUF n. an elf’s child
  • AUK n. a type of sea-bird
  • AVA n. an aromatic plant of the pepper
  • family (also KAVA)
  • AVE n. a prayer to the Virgin Mary
  • AVO n. a monetary unit of Macao
  • AWA adv. (Scots.) away
  • AWE v. to strike with awe
  • (pr.p. also AWEING)
  • AWL n. a pointed tool for boring
  • AWN v. to shelter with an awning
  • AXE v. to chop or cut down
  • AYE n. a “yes” vote (also AY)
  • AYS the plural of AY n. a “yes” vote
  • (also AYE)
  • AYU n. a small edible fish
  • AZO adj. containing nitrogen
  • BAA v. to bleat as a sheep
  • BAC n. short for baccalaureate
  • BAD n. something that is evil
  • BAG v. to put in a pouch or sack
  • n. BAGGER
  • BAH interj. expressing disgust
  • BAL n. a balmoral shrub
  • BAM v. to hoax or cheat (n. BAMMER)
  • BAN v. to forbid or prohibit
  • BAP n. a large, flat bread roll
  • BAR v. to obstruct or prevent
  • BAS plural of BA n. (Egypt) the soul
  • BAT v. to strike a ball (n. BATTER)
  • BAY v. to bark or howl
  • BED v. to put in a sleeping area
  • BEE n. an insect that makes honey
  • BEG v. to ask for (n. BEGGAR)
  • BEL n. a measure of noise
  • BEN n. a mountain
  • BES n. a Hebrew Letter (plural BESES)
  • BET v. to wager (pa.t. also BETTED;
  • n. BETTER, BETTOR)
  • BEY n. a Turkish governor
  • BEZ n. the second tine of a deer’s horn
  • BIB v. to tipple (n. BIBBER)
  • BID v. to make an offer
  • BIG v. (Scots.) to build; adj. large
  • BIN v. to place into a bin
  • BIO n. a short form of biography
  • BIS plural of BI n. a bisexual
  • BIT v. to curb or restrain
  • BIZ n. (slang) business
  • BOA n. a large constricting snake
  • BOB v. to move quickly up and down
  • (n. BOBBER)
  • BOD n. a person
  • BOG v. to sink
  • BOH interj. an exclamation used to startle someone (pl. BOHS)
  • BOI n. a boyish lesbian
  • BOK n. a goat or antelope
  • BON adj. good
  • BOO v. to make a sound expressing
  • disapproval or contempt
  • BOP v. to dance to pop music
  • (n. BOPPER)
  • BOR n. (E. Anglia) a neighbour
  • BOS plural of BO n. (US) a man
  • BOT v. to cadge
  • BOW v. to bend down in greeting
  • BOX v. to put into a box; to fist fight
  • BOY v. to play (a female part) as a boy
  • BRA n. a brassiere
  • BRO n. (colloq.) brother
  • BRR interj. to show feeling cold
  • (also BRRR)
  • BRU n. a friend
  • BUB n. (colloq.) a baby
  • BUD v. to produce buds (n. BUDDER)
  • BUG v. to annoy
  • BUM v. to loaf about (n. BUMMER);
  • adj. worthless
  • BUN n. a sweet roll or cake
  • BUR v. to whisper hoarsely
  • (n. BURRER)
  • BUS v. to travel by bus (pa.t. BUSED)
  • BUT v. to put forward as an objection
  • BUY v. to purchase (n. BUYER)
  • BYE n. a pass to the next round
  • (of a competition, etc.)
  • BYS plural of BY n. same as BYE
  • CAA v. to call
  • CAB v. to travel by taxi
  • CAD n. a dishonourable man
  • CAG n. a cagoule
  • CAM v. to whiten with camstone
  • CAN v. to store in a metallic cylinder
  • CAP v. to put a limit on something
  • (n. CAPPER)
  • CAR n. an automobile
  • CAT v. to vomit
  • CAW v. to cry as a crow (also KAW)
  • CAY n. a low islet
  • CEE n. the letter “C”
  • CEL n. celluloid
  • CEP n. a kind of edible mushroom
  • CHA n. tea
  • CHE pron. (dial.) I
  • CHI n. feminine of CHAL n. a fellow
  • or person (also KHI)
  • CID n. a chief, captain or hero
  • CIG n. short for cigarette
  • CIS adj. having certain atoms on the
  • same side of the molecule
  • CIT n. a dishonourable man
  • CLY v. to seize or steal
  • COB v. to strike
  • COD v. to make fun of (n. CODDER)
  • COG v. to con or cheat (n. COGGER)
  • COL n. a pass in a mountain range
  • CON v. to trick, or persuade by
  • dishonest means (n. CONNER)
  • COO v. to make a sound like a dove
  • (n. COOER)
  • COP v. to capture
  • COR n. a Hebrew measure
  • COS n. a crisp, long-leaved lettuce
  • COT n. a small bed for a young child
  • COW v. to subdue
  • COX v. to direct a rowing crew
  • COY v. to caress
  • COZ n. short for cousin (pl. COZZES)
  • CRU n. a French vineyard
  • CRY v. to utter a sound of pain or grief
  • (n. CRIER)
  • CUB v. to produce cubs
  • CUD n. food chewed again by a
  • ruminating animal
  • CUE v. to give a signal
  • (pr.p. CUING, CUEING)
  • CUM adv. with the addition of
  • CUP v. to form into a cup shape
  • (n. CUPPER)
  • CUR n. a worthless mongrel dog
  • CUT v. to make an incision; to reduce
  • CUZ n. a cousin (pl. CUZZES)
  • CWM n. (Welsh) a valley
  • DAB v. to press gently (n. DABBER)
  • DAD v. to thump
  • DAE v. (Scots) same as DO to act (pa.t. DID, pr.p. DAEING)
  • DAG v. to cut the dags off sheep
  • DAH n. a Burmese knife (also DA)
  • DAK n. in India, the mail or post
  • (also DAWK)
  • DAL n. a kind of Indian edible pea
  • (also DAHL, DHAL, DHOLL)
  • DAM v. to blockade water flow
  • DAN n. a level of efficiency in Japanese
  • combative sports
  • DAP v. to dip bait gently into water
  • (also DIB; n. DAPPER)
  • DAS plural of DA(H) n. a Burmese knife
  • DAW v. to dawn
  • (pa.t. DAWED, DAWEN)
  • DAY n. the time when it is light
  • DEB n. (colloq.) a debutante
  • DEE v. to damn
  • DEF adj. excellent, brilliant
  • DEG v. to water (a plant)
  • DEI plural of DEUS n. (Latin) a god
  • DEL n. a mathematical symbol
  • DEN v. to retire to a lair
  • DEV n. a Hindu god (also DEVA)
  • DEW v. to moisten as with dew
  • DEX n. a sulfate used as a stimulant
  • DEY n. a former governor of Algiers
  • DIB v. to dip bait gently into water
  • (also DAP; n. DIBBER)
  • DID past tense of DO v. to act
  • (also DIDST)
  • DIE v. to cut or shape with a die
  • (pr.p. DIEING)
  • DIF n. difference
  • DIG v. to excavate
  • (pa.t. DUG, DIGGED)
  • DIM v. to make dim; adj. not bright
  • DIN v. to make a loud noise
  • DIP v. to immerse briefly; to lower
  • DIS v. to dismiss, put down (also DISS)
  • DIT v. (Scots.) to block
  • DIV n. an evil spirit of Persian mythology
  • DOB v. to inform on or betray
  • (n. DOBBER)
  • DOC n. a doctor
  • DOD v. to cut the hair of
  • DOE n. a female deer or rabbit
  • DOG v. to follow like a dog
  • DOH n. first musical note in a scale
  • (also DO)
  • DOL n. a unit of pain intensity
  • DOM n. a title given to certain monks
  • DON v. to put on (clothes, etc.)
  • DOO n. (Scots.) a dove or pigeon
  • DOP v. (obs.) to dip (n. DOPPER)
  • DOR v. to mock
  • DOS plural of DO n. first musical note in a scale (also DOH)
  • DOT v. to make a very small spot
  • DOW v. to be able
  • DOY n. a beloved person
  • DRY v. to reduce moisture; adj. not wet;
  • n. a prohibitionist (pl. DRYS)
  • DSO n. a cross between a yak and a cow
  • (also ZHO, ZO, DZHO, DZO)
  • DZO n. a cross between a yak and a cow (see above)
  • DUB v. to add sound effects to
  • DUD n. a reject
  • DUE v. (Shakesp.) to bestow a gift
  • (pr.p. DUING)
  • DUH interj. an ironic response to a question
  • DUG n. the nipple or udder of a mammal
  • DUI a plural of DUO n. a pair of people
  • DUN adj. brownish; v. to press for payment
  • DUO n. a pair of people
  • (pl. DUI, DUOS)
  • DUP v. to undo
  • DUX n. a leader
  • DYE v. to stain with a colour
  • DZO n. a cross between a yak and a cow
  • (also ZO, (D)ZHO, DSO)
  • EAN v. (Shakesp.) to give birth to
  • EAR v. to produce corn ears
  • EAS plural of EA n. a river
  • EAT v. to consume by mouth
  • EAU n. water (pl. EAUS, EAUX)
  • EBB v. to recede from the land
  • ECH v. (Shakesp.) to eke out (also ICH)
  • ECO n. ecology
  • ECU n. a European currency unit
  • EDH n. an old English letter (also ETH)
  • EDS plural of ED, education
  • EEK interj. expressing fright
  • EEL n. a snake-like fish
  • EEN plural of EE n. (Scots.) an eye
  • EFF v. a euphemism for fuck
  • EFS plural of EF n. the letter “F”
  • EFT n. a newt
  • EGG v. to add eggs to (in cooking, etc.)
  • EGO n. the “I” or self
  • EHS pr.t. of EH v. to say “eh” in query
  • EIK v. (Scots.) to eke
  • EKE v. to add through great effort
  • ELD adj. old; n. old age
  • ELF v. (Shakesp.) to entangle hair
  • ELK n. a large deer
  • ELL n. a measure of length
  • ELM n. a tree with serrated leaves
  • ELS plural of EL n. the letter “L”
  • ELT n. a young sow
  • EME n. (obs.) an uncle
  • EMO n. a type of rock music
  • EMS plural of EM n. a printer’s measure
  • EMU n. a flightless Australian bird
  • END v. to finish or close (n. ENDER)
  • ENE n. (dial.) an eve of an event
  • (also EVEN)
  • ENG n. a phonetic symbol
  • ENS n. an entity (pl. ENTIA)
  • EON n. an eternity (also AEON)
  • ERA n. a series of years; an age
  • ERE v. (obs.) to plough
  • ERF n. a South African garden plot
  • (pl. ERVEN)
  • ERG n. a unit of work
  • ERK n. a slang word for aircraftsman
  • ERN v. an old spelling of earn
  • ERR v. to make a mistake
  • ERS n. the bitter vetch plant
  • ESS n. the letter “S” (also ES)
  • EST n. a development programme
  • (Erhard Seminars Training)
  • ETA n. a letter of the Greek alphabet
  • ETH n. an old English letter (also EDH)
  • EUK v. to itch (also EWK, YUKE,
  • YOUK, YUCK)
  • EVE n. poetic word for EVENING
  • EVO. n. evening
  • EWE n. a female sheep
  • EWK v. to itch (also EUK, YUKE, YOUK, YUCK)
  • EWT n. (arch.) a newt (salamander)
  • EYE v. to look at carefully
  • (pr.p. EYING, EYEING; n. EYER)
  • EXO adj. excellent
  • FAA v. to fall
  • FAB n. a fabrication, adj. fabulous
  • FAD n. a craze
  • FAE prep. from
  • FAG v. to work hard
  • FAH n. fourth musical note in a scale
  • (also FA)
  • FAN v. to cool, as with a fan
  • FAP adj. fuddled or drunk
  • FAR v. to remove to a distance
  • FAS plural of FA n. a musical note
  • FAT v. to make or grow fat
  • FAW n. a gypsy
  • FAX v. to send messages via a
  • facsimile machine
  • FAY v. to clean out (also FEY)
  • FED n. (US slang) a federal agent
  • FEE v. to pay a fee to
  • FEG n. a segment of an orange
  • FEH n. a Hebrew coin (also PE, PEH)
  • FEM n. a passive homosexual
  • FEN n. low marshy land
  • FER prep. for
  • FES plural of FE, a letter
  • FET v. (obs.) to fetch
  • FEU v. to grant or hold land under
  • Scottish feudal law
  • FEW adj. not many
  • FEY v. to clean out (also FAY)
  • FEZ n. a red brimless cap of wool or felt
  • FIB v. to tell a small lie (n. FIBBER)
  • FID n. a conical pin of hard wood
  • FIE interj. expressing disapproval
  • FIG v. to make an insulting gesture at
  • FIL n. the shaft of a vehicle
  • FIN v. to equip with fins
  • FIR n. a kind of conifer
  • FIT adj. healthy, suitable;
  • v. to make suitable (n. FITTER)
  • FIX v. to make firm, to arrange
  • FIZ same as FIZZ v. to make a hissing
  • or sputtering sound
  • FLU n. a short form of influenza
  • FLY v. to a hit a ball high into the air
  • in baseball (pa.t. FLIED)
  • FOB v. to deceive
  • FOE n. an enemy
  • FOG v. to be affected by fog
  • FOH n. an expression of disgust
  • (also PHO)
  • FON v. to compel
  • FOP v. to deceive
  • FOR prep. in the place of; in favour of
  • FOU n. a bushel
  • FOX v. to act cunningly, to cheat
  • FOY n. an allegiance, loyalty
  • FRA n. (Italian) a brother, friar
  • FRO n. a hairstyle
  • FRY v. to cook in oil or fat
  • FUB v. to put off
  • FUD n. a rabbit or hare’s tail
  • FUG v. to cause a hot, closed atmosphere
  • FUM n. a mythical Chinese bird
  • (also FUNG)
  • FUN adj. enjoyable; v. to play, frolic
  • FUR v. to cover or coat with fur
  • GAB v. to chatter (n. GABBER)
  • GAD v. to wander about idly
  • (n. GADDER)
  • GAE v. to go (pa.t. GAEN, GANE;
  • pr.p GAUN, GAEING)
  • GAG v. to silence (n. GAGGER)
  • GAL n. a girl
  • GAM v. to join up in a school of whales
  • GAN v. to go
  • GAP v. to make a gap in
  • GAR v. (Scots.) to compel
  • GAS v. to poison with gas (pa.t. GASSED; pl. GASES, GASSES)
  • GAT n. a pistol
  • GAU n. a German political district of
  • the Nazi regime
  • GAY n. a homosexual
  • GED n. a food fish
  • GEE v. to urge horses on
  • GEL v. to form a gelatinous substance
  • GEM v. to adorn with gems
  • GEN n. general information
  • GEO n. a gully or creek (also GIO, GOE)
  • GET v. to obtain
  • GEY adv. (Scots.) considerable
  • GHI n. clarified butter (also GHEE)
  • GIB v. to fasten with a wedge-shaped
  • piece of metal
  • GID n. a sheep disease
  • GIE v. (Scots.) to give (pa.p. GIEN,
  • pr.p. GIEING)
  • GIF conj. (obs.) if
  • GIG v. to play a gig
  • GIN v. to process cotton (n. GINNER)
  • GIO n. a gully or creek (also GOE, GEO)
  • GIP v. to swindle (also GYP; n. GIPPER)
  • GIS plural of GI n. a karate costume
  • GIT n. a stupid person
  • GJU n. a type of violin used in Shetland
  • (Also GU, GUE)
  • GNU n. an African antelope
  • GOA n. a Tibetan gazelle
  • GOB v. to spit
  • GOD v. to deify
  • GOE n. a gully or creek (also GEO, GIO)
  • GON n. a geometrical grade
  • GOO n. a sticky substance
  • GOR interj. used as a mild oath
  • GOS plural of GO n. a checker game
  • GOT past tense of GET v. to obtain
  • GOV n. a governor (also GUV)
  • GOX n. gaseous oxygen
  • GOY n. a Gentile
  • GUB n. Aboriginal term for a white man
  • GUE n. a violin used in Shetland
  • (also GU, GJU)
  • GUL n. a design in oriental carpets
  • GUM v. to smear or coat with gum
  • (n. GUMMER)
  • GUN v. to discharge bullets
  • GUP v. to gossip, prattle
  • GUR v. an unrefined, sweet cane sugar
  • (also GOOR)
  • GUS plural of GU n. a violin used in
  • Shetland
  • GUT v. to remove an animal’s guts
  • GUV n. a governor (also GOV)
  • GUY v. to make fun of
  • GYM n. a short form of gymnasium
  • GYP v. to swindle
  • (also GIP; n. GYPPER)
  • HAD v. (Scots.) to hold (pa.t. HAD)
  • HAE v. (Scots.) to have (pa.p. HAEN;
  • pr.p. HAEING)
  • HAG v. (Scots.) to hack or hew
  • HAH interj. expressing surprise, joy
  • or dismay
  • HAJ n. a Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca
  • HAM v. to overact, exaggerate
  • HAN plural (Spens.) of HAVE n. a
  • person with possessions
  • HAO n. a monetary unit of Vietnam
  • (pl. HAO)
  • HAP v. to happen by chance
  • HAS present tense of HAVE v. to
  • possess
  • HAT v. to provide with a hat
  • HAW v. to make indecisive noises
  • HAY v. to make hay (n. HAYER)
  • HEH n. a Hebrew letter
  • HEM v. to form an edge or border
  • (n. HEMMER)
  • HEN v. to challenge to a daring act
  • (n. HENNER)
  • HEP n. a rosehip
  • HER pron. possessive case of “she”
  • HES plural of HE n. a male person
  • HET n. (slang) a heterosexual
  • HEW v. to cut with blows (n. HEWER)
  • HEX v. to bring misfortune (n. HEXER)
  • HEY v. to dance a hey, a country dance
  • HIC interj. representing a hiccup
  • HID past tense of HIDE v. to conceal
  • HIE v. to hurry along (also HYE;
  • pr.p. HYING, HIEING)
  • HIM n. a male person or thing
  • HIN n. a Hebrew liquid measure
  • HIP adj. trendy; v. to carry on the hip
  • HIS pron. possessive case of “he”
  • HIT v. to strike (n. HITTER)
  • HMM interj. expressing thoughtful
  • consideration (also HM)
  • HOA v. to stop
  • HOB v. to furnish with hobnails
  • HOC adj. Latin word for this
  • HOD v. to bob or jog
  • HOE v. to loosen earth (n. HOER)
  • HOG v. to use selfishly (n. HOGGER)
  • HOH v. to stop (also HO)
  • HOI interj. used to attract attention
  • HOM n. a sacred place
  • HON n. honey, as a term of endearment
  • HOO interj. (Shakesp.) expressing
  • boisterous emotion
  • HOP v. to leap on one leg
  • HOS present tense of HO v. to stop
  • HOT adj. very warm; v. to heat
  • HOW n. a manner or means
  • HOX v. (Shakesp.) to hock or hamstring
  • HOY v. to incite
  • HUB n. the centre of a wheel
  • HUE n. a colour or tint
  • HUG v. to embrace (n. HUGGER)
  • HUH interj. expressing non-understanding
  • HUI n. a Maori gathering
  • HUM v. to make a sound like bees
  • HUN n. a barbaric, destructive person
  • HUP v. to turn a horse to the right
  • HUT v. to settle in a hut
  • HYE v. to hurry along
  • (also HIE; pr.p. HYEING)
  • HYP v. to offend
  • ICE v. to cool with frozen water
  • (n. ICER)
  • ICH v. (Shakesp.) to eke out (also ECH)
  • ICK interj. used to express disgust
  • ICY adj. covered with ice; frosty
  • IDE n. a type of freshwater fish
  • IDS plural of ID n. a part of the psyche
  • IFF conj. (logic) “if and only if”
  • IFS plural of IF n. a possibility
  • IGG v. to ignore
  • ILK n. a type or kind
  • ILL adj. unwell; n. harm, misfortune
  • IMP v. to graft a bird’s wing with feathers
  • INK v. to colour with a writing liquid
  • (n. INKER)
  • INN v. to put up at an inn
  • INS present tense of IN v. to gather a
  • harvest
  • ION n. an electrically charged particle
  • IOS plural of IO n. a cry of joy
  • IRE v. to anger
  • IRK v. to annoy or weary
  • ISH n. (Scots.) a legal issue
  • ISM n. any distinctive theory or fad
  • ISO n. short for isolated replay
  • ITA n. the miriti palm
  • ITS plural of IT n. a charismatic quality
  • IVY n. a climbing evergreen plant
  • IWI n.a tribe
  • JAB v. to poke or stab
  • JAG v. to pierce (n. JAGGER)
  • JAI interj. to victory
  • JAK n. an East Indian tree
  • JAM v. to block up (n. JAMMER)
  • JAP v. to apply a black lacquer to
  • (also JAPAN)
  • JAR v. to vibrate unpleasantly
  • JAW v. to chatter at length
  • JAY n. a bird of the crow family
  • JEE v. to urge horses on (also GEE)
  • JET adj. black
  • v. to spurt a stream of liquid
  • JEU n. a game (pl. JEUX)
  • JEW v. obsolete offensive word for haggle
  • JIB v. to show objection
  • JIG v. to dance a lively dance
  • JIN n. a mythical Muslim being
  • (also DJINN, JINN, JINNEE)
  • JIZ n. a wig (also GIZZ; pl. JIZZES)
  • JOB v. to do piece work (n. JOBBER)
  • JOE n. a Scottish sweetheart (also JO)
  • JOG v. to run at a slow, steady pace
  • JOL v. to have a good time
  • JOR n. the 2nd movement in Hindu music
  • JOT v. to note down (n. JOTTER)
  • JOW v. to toll a bell
  • JOY v. (obs.) to rejoice
  • JUD n. a mass of coal
  • JUG v. to stew in a closed pottery jar
  • JUN n. a coin of North Korea
  • JUS n. (Latin) a law or legal right
  • (pl. JURA)
  • JUT v. to project
  • KAB n. an ancient Hebrew measure
  • KAE v. to serve (pr.p. KAEING)
  • KAF n. a Hebrew letter (also KAPH)
  • KAI n. (New Zealand) a meal
  • KAK n. faeces
  • KAM adj. awry, twisted, distorted
  • KAS present tense of KA v. to serve
  • KAT n. an East African shrub
  • (also QAT, KHAT)
  • KAW v. to cry as a crow (also CAW)
  • KAY n. the letter “K”
  • KEA n. a large New Zealand parrot
  • KEB v. to give birth to a stillborn lamb
  • KED n. a wingless fly that infests sheep
  • KEF n. hemp smoked to produce
  • euphoria (also KIF)
  • KEG n. a small cask
  • KEN v. to know (n. KENNER)
  • KEP v. to catch
  • KET n. (Scots.) carrion, rotting flesh
  • KEX n. a dry stalk
  • KEY v. to enter data into a computer
  • KHI n. a Greek letter (also CHI)
  • KID v. to hoax or deceive (n. KIDDER)
  • KIF n. hemp smoked to produce
  • euphoria (also KEF)
  • KIN n. one’s relations
  • KIP v. to have a nap or sleep
  • KIR n. a wine and blackcurrant drink
  • KIS plural of KI, spirit
  • KIT v. to outfit, provide with equipment
  • KOA n. a Hawaiian acacia
  • KOB n. an African waterbuck
  • KOI n. a large Japanese carp (pl. KOI)
  • KON v. (Spens.) to know (pa.t. KOND)
  • KOP n. a South African word for hill
  • KOR n. a Hebrew unit of measure
  • KOS n. an Indian measure of distance
  • (also COSS)
  • KOW n. a bunch of twigs
  • KUE n. the letter “Q”
  • KYE n. a Korean-American club
  • KYU n. a novice grade in judo
  • LAB n. a laboratory
  • LAC n. a dark-red resin
  • LAD n. a boy or youth
  • LAG v. to fall behind (n. LAGGER)
  • LAH n. sixth musical note in a scale
  • (also LA)
  • LAM v. to beat (n. LAMMER)
  • LAP v. to scoop up with the tongue
  • LAR n. Roman god relating to a house
  • (pl. LARS, LARES)
  • LAS plural of LA n. sixth musical note in
  • a scale
  • LAT n. (India) an isolated pillar
  • LAV n. a lavatory
  • LAW adj. (Scots.) low;
  • v. (obs.) to take to court
  • LAX adj. slack; n. a kind of salmon
  • LAY v. to deposit as a wager
  • (pa.t. LAID, LAYED)
  • LEA n. a meadow or pasture
  • LED past tense of LEAD v. to show the
  • way
  • LEE v. (Scots.) to tell a lie
  • LEG v. to push a barge through a tunnel
  • using the legs (n. LEGGER)
  • LEI n. a garland or wreath
  • LEK v. to gather cocks; n. an Albanian currency (pl. LEKE, LEKS, LEKU)
  • LEP (dial.) same as LEAP v. to jump
  • LES n. a lesbian (also LEZ)
  • LET v. to hinder (pa.t. LETTED)
  • LEU n. a Romanian currency (pl. LEU)
  • LEV n. a Bulgarian currency (also LEW;
  • pl. LEVA)
  • LEW n. a Bulgarian currency (also LEV; pl. LEVA)
  • LEX n. (Latin) the law
  • (pl. LEXES, LEGES)
  • LEY n. a meadow or pasture (also LEA)
  • LEZ n. a lesbian (also LES)
  • LIB v. to liberate (n. LIBBER)
  • LID v. to provide with a lid
  • LIE v. to fib (n. LIAR); to be in a
  • horizontal position (n. LIER)
  • LIG v. to lie about, idle (n. LIGGER)
  • LIN v. (obs.) to cease
  • LIP v. to touch with the lips
  • LIS n. a fleur-de-lis
  • LIT n. a former monetary unit of Lithuania
  • (also LITAS)
  • LOB v. to hit or throw a ball high
  • (n. LOBBER)
  • LOD n. the odds of an event
  • LOG v. to fell trees (n. LOGGER)
  • LOO v. to force a forfeit at “loo”
  • (a card game)
  • LOP v. to cut off unnecessary parts
  • LOR interj. expressing surprise
  • (also LORDY)
  • LOS n. (arch.) praise (also LOOS)
  • LOT v. to allot
  • LOU v. to love
  • LOW adj. not high
  • v. to make the noise of cattle
  • LOX v. to supply with liquid oxygen
  • LOY n. a long, narrow spade
  • LUD n. a lord
  • LUG v. to pull or drag with difficulty
  • LUM n. (Scots.) a chimney
  • LUR n. a Bronze Age trumpet
  • LUV n. a term of endearment; sweetheart
  • LUX n. a unit of illumination
  • (pl. LUXES, LUCES)
  • LUZ n. a supposedly indestructible bone
  • (pl. LUZZES)
  • LYE n. a short branch of a railway
  • LYM n. (Shakesp.) a leash
  • (also LYME, LYAM)
  • MAA v. to bleat like a goat
  • MAC n. a raincoat (mackintosh)
  • MAD v. to drive mad
  • MAE n. (Scots.) more
  • MAG v. to chatter like a magpie
  • MAK v. (Scots.) to make (pa.t. MADE)
  • MAL n. pain, sickness
  • MAM n. (dial.) a mother
  • MAN v. to provide with workers
  • MAP v. to plan a layout (n. MAPPER)
  • MAR v. to spoil or damage
  • MAS plural of MA n. a mother
  • MAT v. to entangle
  • MAW v. (obs.) to mow
  • MAX n. maximum amount
  • MAY v. to gather may blossom
  • MED n. medication
  • MEE n. a dish containing noodles
  • MEG n. a halfpenny coin
  • MEL n. honey
  • MEM n. a Hebrew letter
  • MEN past tense of MAN v. to staff
  • with workers
  • MES plural of ME n. third musical note in a scale
  • MET n. meteorology
  • MEU n. the spignel plant
  • MEW v. to cry like a cat
  • MHO n. a unit of electrical inductance
  • MIB n. a playing marble (also MIG)
  • MIC n. a microphone
  • MID n. short for midshipman; the middle
  • MIG n. a playing marble (also MIB)
  • MIL n. a unit of wire measurement
  • MIM adj. prim and proper
  • MIR n. a Muslim ruler (pl. MIRS, MIRI)
  • MIS plural of MI n. third musical note
  • in a scale
  • MIX v. to mingle (n. MIXER)
  • MIZ n. misery (pl. MIZZES)
  • MNA n. a Greek unit of weight or money
  • (also MINA)
  • MOA n. an extinct flightless bird from
  • New Zealand
  • MOB v. to crowd (n. MOBBER)
  • MOC n. a moccasin
  • MOD n. a Highland Gaelic festival
  • MOE n. a wry face (also MOW)
  • MOG v. to move away
  • MOI pron. French form of ME,
  • facetiously used in English
  • MOL n. a molecular amount
  • (also MOLE)
  • MOM n. (US colloq.) a mother
  • MON n. a Japanese family badge or crest
  • MOO v. to make a sound like a cow
  • MOP v. to wipe (n. MOPPER)
  • MOR n. a layer of humus
  • MOS plural of MO n. a moment
  • MOT n. a witting saying
  • MOU n. (Scots.) a mouth
  • MOW v. to cut grass (n. MOWER)
  • MOY n. (Shakesp.) a coin or a measure
  • MOZ n. a type of curse
  • MUD v. to bury or hide in mud
  • MUG v. to attack before robbing
  • (n. MUGGAR, MUGGER)
  • MUM v. to act in a mime (n. MUMMER)
  • MUN n. a man; fellow
  • MUS plural of MU n. a Greek letter
  • MUT n. a crossbred dog (also MUTT)
  • MUX v. to spoil, botch
  • MYC n. a cancer-causing gene
  • NAB v. to seize (n. NABBER)
  • NAE adv. (Scots.) not any
  • NAG v. to pester (n. NAGGER)
  • NAH adv. (colloq.) no
  • NAM n. legal seizure of goods
  • (also NAAM)
  • NAN n. slightly leavened bread
  • (also NAAN)
  • NAP v. to take a short sleep
  • (n. NAPPER)
  • NAS adv. (obs.) has not; was not
  • NAT n. (colloq.) a nationalist
  • NAW adv. (colloq.) no
  • NAY n. a negative vote
  • NEB v. to put a bill on
  • NED n. a young hooligan
  • NEE adj. born with the maiden name of
  • NEF n. a church nave
  • NEG n. a photographic negative
  • NEK n. (S. Africa) a mountain pass
  • NEP n. (dial.) catmint, a plant attractive
  • to cats (Also CATNEP, CATNIP)
  • NET v. to catch fish in a mesh device
  • (n. NETTER)
  • NEW v. (obs.) to renew; adj. novel
  • NIB v. to provide with a nib
  • NID v. a pheasant’s nest or brood
  • NIE v. (obs.) to draw near (also NIGH;
  • pr.p. NYING)
  • NIL n. nothing
  • NIM v. to take or steal (n. NIMMER)
  • NIP v. to pinch
  • NIS n. a goblin in Scandinavian folklore
  • (pl. NISSES)
  • NIT n. the egg of a louse or other parasite
  • NIX v. to veto or cancel
  • NOB n. a person of high social rank
  • NOD v. to move the head in greeting
  • or agreement (n. NODDER)
  • NOG v. to fix with a wooden peg
  • NOH n. a traditional style of Japanese drama (pl. NOH)
  • NOM n. a name
  • NON adv. not
  • NOO adv. now
  • NOR conj. and not
  • NOS plural of NO n. a negative reply (also NOES)
  • NOT adv. expressing denial or negation
  • NOW n. the present time
  • NOX n. nitrogen oxide
  • NOY v. (Spens.) to annoy
  • NTH adj. implying a large, indefinite number
  • NUB v. to hang
  • NUN n. a woman in a religious order
  • NUR n. a knot on a tree
  • (also KNUR, NURR)
  • NUS plural of NU n. a Grek letter
  • NUT v. to gather nuts (n. NUTTER)
  • NYE v. (obs.) to draw near
  • (also NIE, NIGH; pr.p. NYING)
  • NYS conj. (Spens.) is not
  • OAF n. a lout; an idiot
  • (pl. OAFS, OAVES)
  • OAK n. a kind of tree or its wood
  • OAR v. to row a boat
  • OAT n. a kind of grass with edible seeds
  • OBA n. a West African chief or ruler
  • OBE n. sorcery of African origin
  • OBI v. to bewitch (pr.p. OBIING)
  • OBO n. a tanker for carrying oil and ore
  • OBS plural of OB n. an objection
  • OCA n. a South American wood-sorrel
  • OCH interj. (Scots.) expressing
  • impatience (also ACH)
  • ODA n. a room in a harem
  • ODD adj. strange; unpaired;
  • n. a strange person
  • ODE n. an elaborate lyric addressed to
  • someone or something
  • ODS plural of OD n. a hypothetical force
  • of nature
  • OES plural of OE n. (Scots.) a grandchild
  • OFF v. to go away
  • OFT adj. poetic for often
  • OHM n. a unit of electrical resistance
  • OHO n. an expression of triumph or
  • surprise (pl. OHOS)
  • OHS present tense of OH v. to exclaim
  • in surprise
  • OIK n. an inferior person
  • OIL v. to grease or lubricate (n. OILER)
  • OKA n. a Turkish weight (also OKE)
  • OKE n. a Turkish weight (also OKA)
  • OLD adj. long-lasting; n. an individual
  • of a specified age
  • OLE n. a shout of approval
  • OLM n. a blind salamander
  • OMS plural of OM n. a mantra
  • ONE the number “1”; an individual person
  • or thing (n. ONER)
  • ONS present tense of ON v. to continue
  • ONO n. a fish
  • ONY prep. ANY
  • OOF n. slang word for money
  • OOH v. to exclaim in surprise or pleasure
  • OOM n. (S. Africa) an uncle
  • OON n. (Scots) an oven
  • OOP v. to bind with thread (also OUP)
  • OOR (Scots.) same as OUR pron.
  • belonging to us
  • OOS plural of OO n. (Scots.) wool
  • OOT n. an out
  • OPE v. (poetic) to open
  • OPS plural of OP n. abstract art
  • OPT v. to decide or choose
  • ORA a plural of OS n. an orifice
  • ORB v. to form into a sphere or circle
  • ORC n. a killer whale (also ORCA)
  • ORD n. a point of a weapon
  • ORE n. a solid mineral aggregate
  • ORF n. a viral infection of sheep
  • ORS plural of OR n. a gold colour
  • ORT n. a leftover from a meal
  • OSE n. a narrow ridge of gravel or sand
  • OUD n. a stringed instrument of N. Africa
  • OUK n. (Scots) a week
  • OUP v. to bind with thread (also OOP)
  • OUR pron. belonging to us
  • OUS plural of OU, a bloke
  • OUT v. to put or throw out
  • OVA plural of OVUM n. an egg
  • OWE v. to be in debt
  • OWL v. to behave like an owl
  • OWN v. to possess; belonging to oneself
  • OWT n. (dial.) anything
  • OXO adj. containing oxygen (also OXY)
  • OXY adj. containing oxygen (also OXO)
  • OYE n. (Scots.) a grandchild
  • (also OE, OY)
  • OYS plural of OY n. (Scots.) a
  • grandchild
  • PAC n. a shoe patterned after a moccasin
  • PAD v. to cushion (n. PADDER)
  • PAH n. a Maori port or settlement
  • (also PA)
  • PAL v. to associate as a friend
  • PAM n. the knave of clubs
  • PAN v. to criticise harshly
  • PAP v. to feed soft food to infants
  • PAR v. to score a standard number of
  • strokes in golf
  • PAS n. a dance step (pl. PAS)
  • PAT v. to stroke gently (n. PAWER)
  • PAV n. pavlova
  • PAW v. to scrape with a paw
  • PAX n. a kiss of peace
  • PAY v. to give money for (n. PAYER;
  • pa.t. PAID, PAYED)
  • PEA n. an edible, rounded seed of a herb
  • PEC n. a pectoral muscle
  • PED n. a pedestrian
  • PEE v. to urinate
  • PEG v. to fasten with a peg
  • PEH n. a Hebrew letter (also PE)
  • PEN v. to write down on paper
  • PEP v. to energise
  • PER prep. for each
  • PES plural of PE n. a Hebrew letter
  • PET v. to caress with the hand
  • (n. PETTER)
  • PEW n. a bench in a church
  • PHI n. a Greek letter
  • PHO interj. expressing disgust
  • (also FOH)
  • PHT interj. of mild anger
  • PIA n. a tropical plant
  • PIC n. (colloq.) a picture
  • PIE v. to reduce to confusion
  • (pr.p. PIEING or PIING)
  • PIG v. (slang) to eat greedily
  • PIN v. to fasten with a pin
  • (thin piece of metal)
  • PIP v. to offend or disgust
  • PIR n. a Muslim title of honour
  • PIS plural of PI n. a Greek letter
  • PIT v. to mark with cavities
  • PIU adv. (music) more
  • PIX n. a box in which eucharistic bread
  • is kept (also PYX)
  • PLU n. a beaver pelt
  • PLY v. to bend or fold
  • (n. PLIER, PLYER)
  • POA n. a meadow-grass plant
  • POD v. to shell peas
  • POH interj. expressing contempt
  • POI n. a Hawaiian dish of fermented taro
  • POL n. a politician
  • POM n. (colloq.) for Pomeranian dog
  • POO v. to defecate
  • POP v. to make a mild explosive sound
  • (n. POPPER)
  • POS adj. (slang) positive
  • POT v. to put in a round container
  • POW n. an explosive sound
  • POX v. to infect with syphilis
  • POZ adj. (obs.) positive (also POZZ)
  • PRE prep. before
  • PRO n. a professional or prostitute
  • PRY v. to look into private matters
  • (n. PRIER, PRYER)
  • PSI n. a Greek letter
  • PST interj. used to attract attention
  • (also PSST)
  • PUB n. a tavern
  • PUD n. (colloq.) a pudding
  • PUG v. to fill in with clay or mortar
  • PUH interj. (Shakesp.) expressing disgust
  • PUL n. a coin of Afghanistan
  • PUN v. to make a play on words
  • (n. PUNNER, PUNSTER)
  • PUP v. to give birth to puppies
  • PUR v. to purr
  • PUS n. thick yellowish bodily fluid
  • PUT v. to place
  • PUY n. a small volcanic cone
  • PYA n. a copper coin of Burma
  • PYE v. to reduce to confusion
  • (also PIE; pr.p. PYEING)
  • PYX v. to test the weight of a coin in
  • a special box
  • QAT n. an East African shrub
  • (also KAT, KHAT)
  • QIS plural of QI n. life force (also CHI)
  • QUA adv. in the capacity of
  • RAD v. to fear
  • RAG v. to tease or ridicule
  • RAH v. to express joy with “rah” sound
  • RAI n. a North African form of music
  • RAJ n. sovereignty
  • RAM v. to push or cram down hard
  • (n. RAMMER)
  • RAN past tense of RUN v. to move
  • quickly
  • RAP v. to strike sharply (n. RAPPER)
  • RAS n. an Ethiopian prince
  • RAT v. to hunt rats (n. RATTER)
  • RAW n. a blister
  • RAX v. to stretch
  • RAY v. to emit light rays
  • REB n. a Confederate soldier
  • REC n. a recreation ground
  • RED adj. of the colour of blood
  • v. to put in order (also REDD)
  • REE n. a female sandpiper bird
  • REF v. to referee
  • REG n. a regulation
  • REH n. an accumulation of salts on soil
  • REI n. a Portuguese coin
  • REM n. a unit of radiation dosage
  • REN v. (obs.) to run (Spens. RENNE)
  • REO n. a language
  • REP v. to work as a representative
  • RES n. a reservation (also REZ)
  • RET v. to soak
  • REV v. to increase the speed of
  • REW n. (Spens.) a row
  • REX n. a king (pl. REGES)
  • REZ n. a reservation (pl. REZZES)
  • RHO n. a letter of the Greek alphabet
  • RHY n. (Spens.) rye grain
  • RIA n. a drowned valley
  • RIB v. to tease (n. RIBBER)
  • RID v. to free or clear (n. RIDDER)
  • RIF v. to dismiss from employment
  • RIG v. to fit with sails
  • RIM v. to provide with a rim
  • RIN v. (Scots.) to run (pa.t RAN)
  • RIP v. to tear oapart (n. RIPPER)
  • RIT v. to score or scratch (also RITT)
  • RIZ past tense (US) of RISE v. to get up
  • ROB v. to steal (n. ROBBER)
  • ROC n. a large bird of Arabian legend
  • (also ROK, RUC, RUKH)
  • ROD v. to push a rod through
  • ROE n. a mass of fish eggs (adj. ROED)
  • ROK n. a large bird of Arabian legend
  • (also ROC, RUC, RUKH)
  • ROM n. a gypsy man
  • (pl. ROMS, ROMA, ROMAS)
  • ROO n. a kangaroo
  • ROT v. to decay
  • ROW v. to propel through water
  • with oars (n. ROWER)
  • RUB v. to apply friction
  • RUC n. a large bird of Arabian legend
  • (also ROC, RUK, RUKH)
  • RUD v. to redden
  • RUE v. to regret (n. RUER;
  • pr.p. RUING, RUEING)
  • RUG v. (Scots.) to pull roughly
  • RUM n. a spirit; adj. odd, droll
  • RUN v. to move quickly (pa.t. RAN)
  • RUT v. to make a furrow with a wheel
  • RYA n. a type of Scandinavian rug
  • RYE n. a cereal grass; its grain
  • SAB v. to sob
  • SAC n. (biology) a pouch-like structure
  • SAD adj. unhappy, sorrowful, v. to express sadness
  • SAE adv. (Scots.) so
  • SAG v. to bend or hang down
  • SAI n. the capuchin monkey
  • SAL n. a large North Indian tree
  • SAM v. to gather
  • SAN n. a former Greek letter
  • SAP v. to drain of energy
  • SAR v. (Scots.) to savour
  • (pa.t. SARED, pr.p. SARING)
  • SAT past tense of SIT v. to rest on the
  • buttocks
  • SAU n. a Vietnamese coin; (also XU;
  • pl. SAU)
  • SAV n. a saveloy
  • SAW v. to use a cutting tool (n. SAWER)
  • SAX n. a chopper for trimming slate
  • (also ZAX, ZEX)
  • SAY v. to speak n. SAYER;
  • pa.t. SED, SAID, SAYED)
  • SAZ n. a stringed instrument of N. Africa
  • SEA n. an ocean
  • SEC n. a secant
  • SED past tense (Milton) of SAY v. to
  • speak
  • SEE v. to perceive by the eye
  • SEG n. a stud in the sole of a shoe
  • SEI n. a whale, a kind of rorqual
  • SEL n. self
  • SEN n. a Japanese monetary unit
  • SER n. a unit of weight in India
  • SET v. to put or place in position
  • (pa.t. SET)
  • SEW v. to work on with needle & thread
  • SEX v. to identify gender of (n. SEXER)
  • SEY n. a part of a carcase of beef
  • SEZ present tense (slang) of SAY v. to
  • speak
  • SHA interj. requesting silence (also SH, SHH)
  • SHE n.. a female person or thing
  • SHH interj. requesting silence
  • (also SH, SHA)
  • SHY v. to jump aside, recoil; adj. bashful
  • SIB n. a blood relation
  • SIC v. to incite a dog to attack
  • SIF adj. nasty
  • SIK adj. excellent
  • SIM n. a simulation
  • SIN v. to commit a moral offence
  • (n. SINNER)
  • SIP v. to drink in small mouthfuls
  • SIR v. to address as “sir”
  • SIS n. a sister
  • SIT v. to rest on the buttocks
  • (n. SITTER)
  • SIX n. the number after five
  • SKA n. Jamaican music similar to reggae
  • SKI v. to glide on snow (n. SKIER)
  • SKY v. to hit high in the air (n. SKYER;
  • pa.t. SKIED, SKYED)
  • SLY adj. cunning, wily
  • SMA adj. (Scots.) small
  • SNY side channel of a river
  • SOB v. to cry uncontrollably with
  • intermittent breaths (n. SOBBER)
  • SOC n. the right of holding a local court
  • SOD v. to cover with sods of turf
  • SOG v. to soak
  • SOH n. fifth note of a musical scale
  • (also SO, SOL)
  • SOL n. same as SOH (above)
  • SOM n. the currency of Kyrgyzstan (plural also SOMY)
  • SON n. a male offspring
  • SOP v. to soak
  • SOS plural of SO n. fifth note of a
  • musical scale
  • SOT v. to act like a drunkard
  • SOU n. an old small French coin
  • SOV n. a sovereign (gold coin)
  • SOW v. to scatter seed (n. SOWER)
  • SOX a plural (slang) of SOCK n. a foot
  • covering
  • SOY n. dark, salty bean sauce
  • SPA v. to stay at a mineral spring
  • SPY v. to watch secretly
  • SRI n. sir, a Hindu title of respect
  • STY v. to keep in a sty
  • (pa.t. STIED, STYED)
  • SUB v. to substitute; to subscribe
  • SUD n. froth of soapy water
  • (usually in pl. SUDS)
  • SUE v. to prosecute at law
  • (n. SUER; pr.p. SUING)
  • SUI pron. himself, herself, itself
  • SUK n. a market place (also SOOK,
  • SOUK, SUKH, SUQ,)
  • SUM v. to add, make up the total of
  • SUN v. to expose to the sun’s rays
  • SUP v. to take liquid into the mouth
  • SUQ n. a marketplace (also SOOK,
  • SOUK, SUK, SUKH)
  • SUR prep. (French) on, above
  • SUS v. to arrest for suspicious behaviour
  • (pl. SUSES, SUSSES)
  • SWY n. an Australian two-up game
  • SYE v. to strain (pr.p. SYEING)
  • SYN adv. since (also SYNE)
  • TAB v. to name or designate
  • TAD n. a small amount
  • TAE v. (Scots.) to toe (pr.p. TAEING)
  • TAG v. to put a label on (n. TAGGERS)
  • TAI n. a Japanese sea bream
  • TAJ n. a crown
  • TAK v. (Scots.) to take
  • (pa.t. TOOK; pa.p. TAKEN)
  • TAM a cap with a broad, circular flat top
  • TAN adj. brown from the sun’s rays;
  • v. to convert hide into leather
  • (n. TANNER)
  • TAO n. a path of virtuous conduct in
  • Japanese philosophy
  • TAP v. to knock gently (n. TAPPER)
  • TAR v. to coat with bitumen
  • (n. TARRIER)
  • TAS plural of TA n. expression of thanks
  • TAT v. to touch up
  • TAU n. a letter of the Greek alphabet
  • TAV n. a Hebrew letter
  • TAW v. to prepare skins for white leather
  • TAX v. to impose a levy on
  • TAY n. (dial.) tea
  • TEA v. to take tea
  • TEC n. a detective
  • TED v. to spread out grass for drying
  • TEE v. to place a golf ball on a tee
  • TEF n. an Ethiopian cereal grass
  • (also TEFF)
  • TEG n. a sheep in its second year
  • (also TEGG)
  • TEL n. in Arab countries, a hill or mound
  • TEN n. the whole number after nine
  • TES plural of TE n. seventh musical note
  • in a scale (also TE)
  • TET n. a Hebrew letter (also TETH)
  • TEW v. to hustle
  • TEX n. a unit of weight for yarn
  • THE definite article. refers to specific case
  • THO conj. though
  • THY pron. of thee
  • TIC n. an involuntary muscle twitch
  • TID n. (Scots.) a mood
  • TIE v. to fasten (pr.p. TIEING, TYING)
  • TIG v. to touch in a game of tag
  • TIL n. the sesame plant
  • TIN v. to coat with tin metal
  • TIP v. to give helpful advice (n. TIPPER)
  • TIS plural of TI n. seventh musical note in a scale
  • TIX n. plural. tickets
  • TIT v. to tug
  • TOC n. telecommunications code for
  • the letter “T”
  • TOD v. to yield a tod, an old wool weight
  • (also TODDE)
  • TOE v. to kick or touch with the toes
  • TOG v. to dress
  • TOM v. to be unduly cooperative
  • TON n. a unit of weight
  • TOO adv. also
  • TOP v. to surpass (n. TOPPER)
  • TOR n. a rocky hill
  • TOT v. to total a sum
  • TOW v. to pull along (behind)
  • TOY v. to play idly with (n. TOYER)
  • TRY v. to attempt (n. TRIER, TRYER)
  • TSK v. to exclaim “tsk” in annoyance
  • TUB v. to bathe in a tub (n. TUBBER)
  • TUG v. to pull forcibly (n. TUGGER)
  • TUI n. a New Zealand bird
  • TUM n. a tummy
  • TUN v. to store in a large cask
  • TUP v. (of a ram) to copulate
  • TUT v. to say “tut” in impatience
  • TUX n. a tuxedo (dinner jacket)
  • TWA n. two (also TWAE, TWAY)
  • TWO n. the next whole number after one
  • TWP adj. (Welsh) stupid
  • TYE v. to wash in a tye trough
  • (pr.p. TYEING)
  • TYG n. an old drinking-cup with two
  • or more handles
  • UDO n. a Japanese herb
  • UDS interj. (obs.) “God Save”
  • UEY n. a U-turn
  • UFO n. an unidentified flying object
  • UGH n. the sound of a cough or grunt
  • UGS present tense of UG v. to loathe
  • UKE n. a ukulele
  • ULE n. a Central American rubber tree
  • ULU n. an Eskimo knife
  • UMM interj. expressing doubt or
  • hesitation (also UM)
  • UMP v. to umpire
  • UMU n. an oven
  • UNI n. a university
  • UNS plural of UN pron. one
  • UPO prep. upon
  • UPS present tense of UP v. to increase
  • URB n. an urban area
  • URD n. an Indian bean
  • URE n. an extinct wild ox
  • URN v. to place in an urn
  • URP v. to vomit
  • USE v. to put to a purpose (n. USER)
  • UTA n. any of a genus of large lizards
  • UTE n. a utility vehicle (small truck)
  • UTS plural of UT n. a musical note
  • UTU n. a Maori settlement of a debt
  • UVA n. a grape or grape-like berry
  • (pl. UVAE, UVAS)
  • VAC v. to clean with a vacuum cleaner
  • (pa.t. VACKED)
  • VAE n. in Orkney or Shetland, a bay or
  • creek (also VOE)
  • VAG v. to arrest for vagrancy
  • VAN v. to go or send in a delivery van
  • VAR n. a unit of reactive power
  • VAS n. a duct carrying liquid (pl. VASA)
  • VAT v. to put or treat in a vat
  • VAU n. an obsolete Greek letter
  • VAV n. a Hebrew letter
  • (also VAW, WAW)
  • VAW n. a Hebrew letter
  • (also VAV, WAW)
  • VEE n. the letter “V”
  • VEG n. a vegetable (also VEG(G)IE)
  • VET v. to examine closely
  • VEX v. to distress or annoy (n. VEXER)
  • VIA n. (Latin) a road (pl. VIAE, VIAS)
  • VID n. a video
  • VIE v. to contend in rivalry
  • VIG n. a vigorish, a charge paid to
  • a bookie on a bet
  • VIM n. energy, vigour
  • VIN n. (French) wine
  • VIS n. (Latin) a force
  • VLY n. a swamp
  • VOE n. in Orkney or Shetland, a bay
  • or creek (also VAE)
  • VOL n. (heraldry) two wings displayed
  • and conjoined
  • VOR v. (Shakesp.) to warn
  • VOW v. to make a solemn promise
  • (n. VOWER)
  • VOX n. a voice (pl. VOCES)
  • VUG n. a cavity in a rock (also VUGG)
  • VUM v. to vow
  • WAB n. a web
  • WAD v. to form into a wad
  • WAE n. (Scots) woe
  • WAG v. to move from side to side
  • (n. WAGGER)
  • WAI n. water
  • WAN adj. pale; v. to become pale
  • WAP v. to throw or pull quickly
  • WAR v. to engage in conflict
  • WAS past tense of BE v. to exist
  • WAT adj. wet; n. a Thai Buddhist temple
  • WAW n. a wave (also WAWE); a
  • Hebrew letter (also VAV, VAW)
  • WAX v. to treat with a fatty substance;
  • to grow larger (n. WAXER)
  • WAY v. (Spens.) to journey
  • WEB v. to envelop with a net-like
  • structure
  • WED v. to marry (n. WEDDER)
  • WEE adj. small; v. to urinate
  • WEM n. the womb or belly
  • (also WAME, WE(A)MB)
  • WEN n. a sebaceous cyst
  • WET adj. saturated; v. to moisten (n.  WETTER; pa.t.WET, WETTED)
  • WEX v. (obs.) to wax (also WEXE)
  • WEY n. a measure for dry goods
  • WHA pron. who
  • WHO pron. used in referring to a person
  • WHY n. the reason or cause of something
  • (pl. WHYS)
  • WIG v. to provide with a hairpiece
  • WIN v. to winnow (pa.t. WINNED)
  • WIS v. (archaic) to know
  • WIT v. (archaic) to know (also WOT)
  • WIZ n. a very skilful person
  • WOE n. misery (also WO, WAE)
  • WOF n. a fool, an idiot
  • WOG n. offensive word for a foreigner
  • WOK n. a frying pan used in Chinese
  • cooking (also WOCK)
  • WON v. to dwell
  • WOO v. to seek support of (n. WOOER)
  • WOP v. to thump (also WHOP, WHAP)
  • WOS plural of WO n. misery
  • WOT v. to know (also WIT)
  • WOW v. to impress
  • WOX past tense (obs.) of WAX v. to increase (pa.p. WOXEN)
  • WRY adj. contorted;
  • v. to give a twist to (pa.t. WRIED)
  • WUD v. (Scots.) to cover with trees
  • WUS n. (Welsh) term to address a
  • companion
  • WYE n. the letter “Y”
  • WYN n. a rune equal to modern “W”
  • (also WYNN)
  • XIS plural of XI n. a Greek letter
  • YAD n. a pointing device
  • YAE adv. AE
  • YAG n. a synthetic garnet
  • YAH n. an affirmative vote
  • (also YEA, YEH, YEAH, YES)
  • YAK v. to talk persistently (also YACK; n. YAKKER)
  • YAM n. a sweet potato
  • YAP v. to bark sharply or constantly
  • (n. YAPPER, YAPSTER)
  • YAR adj. nimble (also YARE)
  • YAW v. to deviate from a course
  • YAY n. an affirmative vote (also YAH,
  • YEA, YEH, YEAH, YES)
  • YEA n. an affirmative vote (also YAH,
  • YAY, YEAH, YEH, YES)
  • YEH adv. (colloq.) yes (also YEAH)
  • YEN v. to desire or yearn
  • YEP n. an affirmative reply
  • (also YUP, YES)
  • YES v. to give an affirmative reply (pl. YESES, YESSES; pa.t. YESSED)
  • YET adv. in addition, besides
  • YEW n. a type of evergreen tree
  • YEX v. to hiccup or belch (also YESK)
  • YGO past tense (Spens.) of go v. to
  • move along (also YGOE)
  • YID n. an offensive term for a Jew
  • YIN n. one of two opposing principles of Chinese philosophy
  • YIP v. to give a short, sudden cry
  • (n. YIPPER)
  • YOB n. a lout
  • YOD n. a Hebrew letter
  • YOK v. to laugh (also YOCK, YUK)
  • YOM n. a Jewish day (pl. YOMIM)
  • YON adv. yonder
  • YOS plural of YO interj. used to indicate one’s presence
  • YOU pron. referring to the person being addressed (plural YOUS or YOUSE)
  • YOW v. to howl (also YOWL)
  • YUG n. one of the four Hindu ages of the world (also YUGA)
  • YUK v. to laugh loudly (also YOK, YOCK)
  • YUM interj. to express satisfaction
  • YUP n. an affirmative reply (also YEP, YES)YUS plural of YU n. a precious jade
  • ZAG v. to change direction on a zig-zag
  • course (also ZIG)
  • ZAP v. to destroy< (n. ZAPPER)
  • ZAS plural of ZA, pizza
  • ZAX n. a chopper for trimming slate
  • (also SAX, ZEX)
  • ZEA n. a part of a maize plant
  • ZED n. the letter “Z”
  • ZEE n. (US) the letter “Z”
  • ZEK n. an inmate of a labour camp in the
  • former USSR
  • ZEL n. an oriental cymbal
  • ZEP n. a long sandwich
  • ZEX n. a chopper for trimming slate
  • (also SAX, ZAX)
  • ZHO n. a cross between a yak and a cow
  • (also ZO, DSO, DZO, DZHO)
  • ZIG v. to change direction on a zig-zag
  • course (also ZAG)
  • ZIN n. a zinfandel red wine
  • ZIP v. to fasten a zipper
  • ZIT n. a pimple
  • ZIZ v. to take a nap
  • ZOA a plural of ZOON n. a unified individual creature
  • ZOL n. a cannabis cigarette
  • ZOO n. a place where animals are kept for exhibition
  • ZOS plural of ZO n. a cross between a yak and a cow
  • ZUZ n. an ancient Palestinian coin (pl. ZUZIM)
  • ZZZ interj. expressing sleep

Rebranded Fish

  • Chilean Sea Bass | Patagonian Toothfish
  • Cornish Sole | Megrim
  • Cornish Sardine | Pilchard
  • Orange Roughy | Slimehead
  • Pacifc Red Snapper | Rockfish
  • Rock Salmon | Dogfish
  • Torbay Sole | Witch Fish

English Alliterative Phrases

  • alas and alack
  • back of beyond, the
  • back to back
  • back to basics
  • bag and baggage
  • bear the brunt, to
  • bed and board
  • bee in my bonnet, a
  • bigger the better, the
  • black and blue
  • blind as a bat, as
  • boom or bust
  • born and bred
  • brains or brawn
  • bread and butter
  • brittened and brent
  • brown as a berry
  • captains of commerce
  • chump change
  • clay and clod
  • clean your clock
  • cool as a cucumber
  • dale and down
  • deaf and dumb
  • dime a dozen, a
  • do or die
  • down and dirty
  • down in the dumps
  • ducks and drakes
  • dune and dale
  • fair of face
  • fair or foul
  • fast and furious, the
  • femme fatale
  • fine fettle, in
  • fire and flood
  • firth and fell
  • fish to fry, other
  • fit as a fiddle
  • forgive and forget
  • fortune 500
  • free and fair
  • friends and family
  • frith and field
  • geese and goslings
  • good as gold, as
  • good for the goose is good for the gander, what’s
  • green as grass, as
  • hale and hearty
  • hands on hips
  • hand over head
  • have and hold
  • have and to hold, to
  • head over heels
  • heart to heart
  • hearth and home
  • heavy hitter
  • hell or high water
  • hide nor hair
  • hill and hollow
  • hot and heavy
  • hounds of hell
  • house and home
  • house and harbour
  • judge and jury
  • jump for joy, to
  • kit and caboodle
  • kith and kin
  • labor of love
  • law of the land. the
  • lesson learned
  • lessons learned
  • life and limb
  • lith and land
  • lithe and lissom
  • live and learn
  • look before you leap
  • lords and ladies
  • make or miss
  • mark and meed
  • meet your match
  • might and main
  • mind over matter
  • mixed message
  • mixed messages
  • more, the merrier, the
  • neck and neck
  • need to know
  • next to nothing
  • now or never
  • pack a punch
  • part and parcel
  • peer pressure
  • penny wise, pound foolish
  • pet peeve
  • phrase and fable
  • pole position
  • poor but proud
  • pots and pans
  • pride of place
  • prim and proper
  • prime the pump
  • raise the roof
  • right and wrong
  • risk and reward
  • rock and roll
  • sand and shore
  • saints and sinners
  • sink or swim
  • slip and slide
  • spick and span
  • stars and stripes
  • sticks and stones
  • strand and stream
  • sugar and spice
  • swear and stare
  • sweet and sour
  • sweet as sugar, as
  • sweet science
  • take your time
  • thick and thin
  • thick as thieves, as
  • think twice
  • time and tide
  • time will tell
  • tit for tat
  • topsy-turvy
  • trailer trash
  • trash talking
  • tried and true
  • trim for tram, to take
  • vim and vigor
  • war of words
  • wit and wisdom
  • word to the wise, a
  • writing is on the wall, the

English Rhyming Phrases

  • argy-bargy
  • arsy-varsy
  • arty-farty
  • back-ackwards
  • bigwig
  • boob-tube
  • boogie-woogie
  • chick flick
  • chock-a-block
  • easy-peasy
  • eensy-weensy
  • fuddy-duddy
  • fuzzy-wuzzy
  • gang-bang
  • hanky-panky
  • happy-clappy
  • harum-scarum
  • heebie-jeebies
  • helter-skelter
  • higgledy-piggledy
  • hob-nob
  • hobson-jobson
  • hocus-pocus
  • hodge-podge
  • hoity-toity
  • hokey-pokey
  • hub-bub
  • hubble-bubble
  • hugger-mugger
  • humpty-dumpty
  • istsy-bitsy
  • itty-bitty
  • June gloom
  • lardy-dardy
  • lovey-dovey
  • mumbo-jumbo
  • namby-pamby
  • nitty-gritty
  • okey-dokey
  • pell-mell
  • rag-tag
  • raggle-taggle
  • razzle-dazzle
  • rump and stump
  • rumpy-bumpy
  • rumpy-pumpy
  • sing-song
  • slap-happy
  • surf and turf
  • teenie-weenie
  • teensy-weensy
  • walkie-talkie
  • willy-nilly
  • woo-hoo

English Reduplicated Ablaut Phrases

  • bric-a-brac
  • chit-chat
  • clip-clop
  • dilly-dally
  • ding-dong
  • fiddle-faddle
  • flim-flam
  • flip-flop
  • frick and frack
  • gibble-gabble
  • hip-hop
  • kringlety-kranglety
  • mish-mash
  • ning-nong
  • ping-pong
  • riff-raff
  • shilly-shally
  • sing-song
  • swish-swash
  • tick-tock
  • tip-top
  • trim for tram
  • twiddle-twaddle
  • wishy-washy
  • zig-zag