Words that End in W


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Words that End in W

There is a surprising amount of words that end in W. In case you’re working on a rhyme or a game, below there are some examples of animals, places, and adjectives ending in W.

Animals that end in W

  • Jackdaw: common black-and-grey Eurasian bird noted for thievery
    • Mom warned us not to leave behind any of our trailmix in case there were any jackdaws around. 
  • Serow: short-horned dark-coated goat antelope of mountain areas of southern and southeastern Asia
    • If it wasn’t for the horns, I would have confused the serow with a donkey. 
  • Sparrow: any of several small dull-colored singing birds feeding on seeds or insects
    • The baby was completely mesmerized by all sparrows in the nest. 

Places that end in W

  • View: the visual percept of a region
    • She tried to memorize the view of the city so she could draw it exactly as it was. 
  • Meadow: a field where grass or alfalfa are grown to be made into hay
    • During the summer, the kids loved to play baseball in the meadow. 

Words that describe people

  • Sallow: unhealthy looking
    • The soldiers looked haunted and sallow when they returned from the war.
  • Callow: young and inexperienced
    • Though callow, the intern was willing and quick to learn.
  • Straightarrow: conventionally moral and upright
    • The straightarrow student would have no trouble learning from the strict nuns. 

Words that describe an idea

  • Few:  a quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by `a’; a small but indefinite number
    • He had a few ideas on how to decorate the cupcakes so it was hard to decide on the best one. 
  • New:  original and of a kind not seen before
    • The new ideas for the logo were not popular with the crowd. 

Words that describe a place/event

  • Fallow: undeveloped but potentially useful
    • The fallow piece of land was only used as grazing space for the cattle. 
  • Shallow: lacking physical depth; having little spatial extension downward or inward from an outer surface or backward or outward from a center
    • The shallow pool was perfect for the tiny toddler party. 
  • Aglow: softly bright or radiant
    • The restaurant was aglow with candlelights during the romantic dinner. 

Longest words that end with W

Longest words ending in W

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