Words that End in G


Ending in AG

Ending in EG

Ending in GG

Ending in IG

Ending in NG

Ending in OG

Ending in RG

Ending in UG

Ending in YG




Words that End in G

Since the letter G is commonly used in the present tense of action verbs, there are many words that end in G.  Below there are some useful examples of nouns and adjectives ending in G.

Animals that end in G

  • Ladybug: small round bright-colored and spotted beetle that usually feeds on aphids and other insect pests
    • The little ladybugs scuttled around the garden, taking cover from the rain. 
  • Hedgehog: small nocturnal Old World mammal covered with both hair and protective spines
    • It was hard to find the baby hedgehog in the dark. 
  • Bullfrog: largest North American frog; highly aquatic with a deep-pitched voice
    • It seemed impossible for the big bullfrog to jump so high, but it did!

Places that end in G

  • Mooring: a place where a craft can be made fast
    • The captian hoped to arrive at the mooring before getting caught in the storm. 
  • Wellspring: the source of water for a well
    • Finding the wellspring was hard but so worth it!
  • Burg: colloquial American term for a town
    • Visiting the old burg seemed like time-traveling to the old west. 

Words that describe people

  • Bustling: full of energetic and noisy activity
    • The bustling crowd was singing and dancing at the concert. 
  • Caring: feeling and exhibiting concern and empathy for others
    • He was very happy to have a smart and caring nurse to help him.
  • Conniving: acting together in secret toward a fraudulent or illegal end
    • The conniving convicts were caught planning their next heist. 

Words that describe an idea

  • Foreboding: ominously prophetic
    • It seemed like a foreboding idea to read from the old egyptian book.
  • Appealing: able to attract interest or draw favorable attention
    • The idea seemed appealing to the team and they all voted in favor of it. 
  • Scintillating: brilliantly clever
    • She had scintillating ideas on solving the mystery but he was afraid they would be dangerous. 

Words that describe a place/event

  • Captivating: capturing interest as if by a spell
    • The opera was captivating ans she couldn’t stop watching. 
  • Grueling: characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort
    • The grueling marathon was 100 miles long!
  • Jutting: extending out above or beyond a surface or boundary
    • The jutting pier was shining as the sun set behind it. 

Longest words that end with G

Ending G

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