Words that Start with T


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Words that Start with T

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

Interesting notes about the letter T:

  • The letter T is the eighteenth letter of the English alphabet.
  • It is a consonant.
  • It normally makes a hard sound as in tsk and makes a softer sound in words such as soft.
  • When paired with the letter h, it makes a softer mixed sound, as in thriftily.

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


Animals that start with T

  • Tortoise: usually herbivorous land turtles having clawed elephant-like limbs; worldwide in arid area except Australia and Antarctica
    • My favorite story is about the slow tortoise that beats the fast rabbit.
  • Toucan: brilliantly colored arboreal fruit-eating bird of tropical America having a very large thin-walled beak
    • Toucan Sam is a cartoon mascot for a popular brand of cereal that is shaped in brightly colored circles.
  • Tiger: large feline of forests in most of Asia having a tawny coat with black stripes; endangered
    • The tiger is said to be the real king of the jungle. 

Places that start with T

  • Theater: a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented
    • The theater is being used for a dance contest before the movies start tonight.
  • Turret: a small tower extending above a building
    • In the fairy tale “Rapunzel,” the princess is kept in a turret of a castle.
  • Tannery: workplace where skins and hides are tanned
    • They made all the best leathers at the family’s tannery.

Words that describe people

  • Terrified: thrown into a state of intense fear or desperation
    • My mom is terrified of spiders and mice, but I like to keep them as pets.
  • Tidy: marked by order and cleanliness in appearance or habits
    • She was a tidy person and had an exact place for every file. 
  • Thin: lacking excess flesh
    • They did not think that the thin man would make a good boxer. 

Words that describe an idea

  • Theoretical: concerned primarily with theories or hypotheses rather than practical considerations
    • Our plans to improve the cafeteria were theoretical, so we were happy when we saw how well they worked.
  • Tempting: highly attractive and able to arouse hope or desire
    • It was tempting to choose the chocolate covered strawberries. 
  • Terrific: very great or intense
    • Going out for frozen yogurt on the beach was a terrific idea!

Words that describe a place/event

  • Tropical: relating to or situated in or characteristic of the tropics (the region on either side of the equator)
    • Florida is much like South America with its tropical climate.
  • Thrilling: causing a surge of emotion or excitement
    • Spending Halloween at the amusement park was extra thrilling this year!
  • Therapeutic: tending to cure or restore to health
    • Sitting in the Zen garden was therapeutic and relaxing. 

Longest words that start with T

Long words - T

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