Words that Start with F


Starting with FA

Words that Start with F

This section will provide you with more information on the words that start with F.

Interesting notes about the letter F:

  • The letter F is the sixth letter of the English alphabet.
  • It is a consonant.
  • It normally makes one distinct sound \ f \, but may be soft of or hard doff.
  • The letter F was “Waw,” the hook, and was possibly a mace as used by the Phoenicians in 500 B.C. or so.
  • The Greeks used a version of Waw, which looked like F, calling it “digamma” for their number “6.”
  • The Etruscans used it for V, and the Romans updated it to F.

The following are a couple of examples of words starting with F.


Animals that start with F

  • Fowl: a domesticated gallinaceous bird thought to be descended from the red jungle fowl
    • My favorite kind of fowl on the farm is chicken.
  • Fox: alert carnivorous mammal with pointed muzzle and ears and a bushy tail; most are predators that do not hunt in packs
    • Everyone wonders what kind of noise a fox makes.
  • Ferret: musteline mammal of prairie regions of United States; nearly extinct
    • My friend’s pet ferret had soft, grey fur.

Places that start with F

  • Facility: a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry
    • The county’s school buses all stay at one facility so that they can be maintained.
  • Field: a piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed
    • The field looks empty now, but in a few weeks it will be full of corn.

Words that describe people

  • Fastidious: giving careful attention to detail; hard to please; excessively concerned with cleanliness
    • He is so fastidious about keeping his truck clean that you could eat off the floors.
  • Fashionable: being or in accordance with current social fashions
    • Our store is fashionable in order to attract younger customers.
  • Famous: widely known and esteemed
    • The girls couldn’t believe that they were meeting the famous singer. 

Words that describe an idea

  • Fundamental: serving as an essential component
    • Because his ideas were fundamental, we were able to use them for different projects.
  • Flawless: without a flaw
    • The plan would have to be flawless if it was going to work.

Words that describe a place/event

  • Furnished: provided with whatever is necessary for a purpose (as furniture or equipment or authority)
    • It was a relief that the apartment was fully furnished!
  • Fuchsia: having a purplish-red colour
    • The birght fuchsia wall energized the nursey room. 
  • Frosty: covered with frost
    • The greenhouse became frosty once the snoe began to fall. 

Longest words that start with F

Long words - F

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