Words that End in H


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Words that End in H

Although the pronunciation for the letter H changes when it’s paired with other words, there are many words that end in H. Below there are some useful examples of nouns and adjectives ending in H.

Animals that end in H

  • Blowfish: any of numerous marine fishes whose elongated spiny body can inflate itself with water or air to form a globe; several species contain a potent nerve poison; closely related to spiny puffers
    • The blowfish seemed like a round marine porcupine. 
  • Whydah: mostly black African weaverbird
    • The male whydahs have cool long black tails. 
  • Sloth: any of several slow-moving arboreal mammals of South America and Central America; they hang from branches back downward and feed on leaves and fruits
    • Sloths can sleep up to twenty hours a day!

Places that end in H

  • Berth: a bed on a ship or train; usually in tiers
    • The giant was afraid that he wouldn’t fit in the ship’s tiny berths. 
  • Savannah: a flat grassland in tropical or subtropical regions
    • The savannah was home to king of all lions. 
  • Borough: one of the administrative divisions of a large city
    • The boroughs in New York City are probably the best known. 

Words that describe people

  • Thorough:  painstakingly careful and accurate
    • The thorough vet made sure all the dog’s wounds were cleaned and covered. 
  • Bookish: characterized by diligent study and fondness for reading
    • The booking girl preferred to read during her lunch time. 
  • Uncouth: lacking refinement or cultivation or taste
    • She taught the uncouth orphan how to behave like a lady. 

Words that describe an idea

  • Breakthrough: Characterized by major progress or overcoming some obstacle.
    • After hours of brainstorming, they were happy with his breakthrough idea.
  • Rubbish: Exceedingly bad; awful; terrible; crappy.
  • Brash: offensively bold
    • In the 19th century, it seemed like a brash idea for a lady to smoke. 

Words that describe a place/event

  • Lavish: characterized by extravagance; excessive.
    • The parisian theatre seemed lavish and expensive. 
  • Smooth: having a surface free from roughness or bumps or ridges or irregularities
    • From far away the smooth glass house seemed to shine in the sunlight. 
  • Goth: Relating to this music or these people.
    • The goth concert seemed surreal to the girl’s mom. 

Longest words that end with H

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