Words that End in P


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Words that End in P

Although the letter P is more commonly used at the beginning or middle of words, there are also plenty of words the end in P. Below there are some popular categories and examples of words ending in P, such as animals, places, and adjectives.

Animals that end in P

  • Wasp:  social or solitary hymenopterans typically having a slender body with the abdomen attached by a narrow stalk and having a formidable sting
    • Being bit by a wasp is much scarier than being bit by a bee. 
  • Salp: minute floating marine tunicate having a transparent body with an opening at each end
    • It was strange to hold the jelly-like salp in my hand. 
  • Shrimp: small slender-bodied chiefly marine decapod crustaceans with a long tail and single pair of pincers; many species are edible
    • She loved the shrimp so much that she kept them in tanks all over her house. 

Places that end in P

  • Hilltop:  the peak of a hill
    • Rading on the hilltop was her favorite fall time activity. 
  • Dump: a piece of land where waste materials are dumped
    • The boys begged mom not to drive by the smelly dump.
  • Stop: a spot where something halts or pauses
    • Afraid that they wouldn’t make it on time, they ran to the bus stop.

Words that describe people

  • Grownup: fully developed
    • My grownup nephew was nothing like the boy I remembered. 
  • Sharp: marked by practical hardheaded intelligence
    • He was very sharp and learned the language quickly. 
  • Cheap: embarrassingly stingy
    • The cheap man refused to spend too much money on his wardrobe. 

Words that describe an idea

  • Backup: Standby, reserve or extra.
    • She had a journal of backup ideas and plots for her short stories. 
  • Hip: informed about the latest trends
    • He was a hip teacher and popular among the students. 

Words that describe a place/event

  • Damp: slightly wet
    • The damp lawn glistened in the brightening sunlight.
  • Rooftop: Atop a roof; on a roof
    • The new restaurant was on the rooftop and overlooked the beach. 
  • Steep: having a sharp inclination
    • Hiking up the steep mountain was incredibly exhausting. 

Longest words that end with P

Longest words ending in P

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