Words containing dow

3 letter words containing dow

  • dow — to be able.

4 letter words containing dow

  • dowd — (archaic) A dowdy person, especially a woman; a frump.
  • dowf — dull; stupid.
  • dowl — Alternative form of dowle.
  • down — from higher to lower; in descending direction or order; toward, into, or in a lower position: to come down the ladder.
  • dowp — Alternative form of doup.

5 letter words containing dow

  • adowa — Adwa
  • adown — down, downward
  • dowds — Plural form of dowd.
  • dowdy — not stylish; drab; old-fashioned: Why do you always wear those dowdy old dresses?
  • dowed — to be able.

6 letter words containing dow

  • dowdenEdward, 1843–1913, Irish critic and poet.
  • dowell — Sir Anthony. born 1943, British ballet dancer. He became director of the Royal Ballet in 1986
  • dowels — Plural form of dowel.
  • dowers — Plural form of dower.
  • dowery — dowry.

7 letter words containing dow

  • ashdown — Paddy, Baron. real name Jeremy John Durham Ashdown. born 1941, British politician; leader of the Liberal Democrats (formerly the Social and Liberal Democrats) (1988–99); UN high representative in Bosnia-Herzegovina (2002–06)
  • cutdown — a decrease or reduction in the number, size, or incidence of anything
  • dowable — subject to the provision of a dower: dowable land.
  • dowager — a woman who holds some title or property from her deceased husband, especially the widow of a king, duke, etc. (often used as an additional title to differentiate her from the wife of the present king, duke, etc.): a queen dowager; an empress dowager.
  • dowdier — Comparative form of dowdy.

8 letter words containing dow

  • backdown — an act of retreating from a previously asserted position
  • beatdown — A physical beating or assault.
  • beshadow — to darken with shadow
  • blowdown — an accident in a nuclear reactor in which a cooling pipe bursts causing the loss of essential coolant
  • buy-down — a subsidy for a long-term mortgage offered by a third party, as a builder or developer, to lower interest rates for a buyer in the early years of the loan.

9 letter words containing dow

  • backdowns — Plural form of backdown.
  • beat-down — to strike violently or forcefully and repeatedly.
  • breakdown — The breakdown of something such as a relationship, plan, or discussion is its failure or ending.
  • bringdown — a disappointment
  • builddown — a planned numerical reduction, esp of nuclear weapons where, for every new weapon built, two or more older weapons are destroyed

10 letter words containing dow

  • bouncedown — an occasion of restarting play by the umpire bouncing the ball
  • build-down — a gradual decrease in nuclear weapons, armed forces, etc., esp. by an agreement in which a smaller number of newer weapons would replace older ones
  • buttondown — (of a shirt collar) having buttonholes so it can be buttoned to the body of the shirt.
  • clamp-down — a device, usually of some rigid material, for strengthening or supporting objects or fastening them together.
  • clampdowns — Plural form of clampdown.

11 letter words containing dow

  • broken-down — A broken-down vehicle or machine no longer works because it has something wrong with it.
  • button-down — A button-down shirt or a shirt with a button-down collar has a button under each end of the collar which you can fasten.
  • down-ballot — relating to or noting a candidate or political contest that is relatively low-profile and local compared to one listed in a higher place on the ballot: Very popular presidential nominees often cause down-ballot candidates to win.
  • down-easter — a full-rigged ship built in New England in the late 19th century, usually of wood and relatively fast.
  • down-market — appealing or catering to lower-income consumers; widely affordable or accessible.

12 letter words containing dow

  • disendowment — The act of depriving of an endowment or endowments.
  • down-and-out — without any money, or means of support, or prospects; destitute; penniless.
  • down-at-heel — of a shabby, run-down appearance; seedy: He is rapidly becoming a down-at-heel drifter and a drunk.
  • down-hearted — dejected; depressed; discouraged.
  • downcastness — The quality of being downcast.

13 letter words containing dow

  • buttoned-down — conventional or conservative
  • down-the-line — complete, full, unreserved, or whole-hearted: a down-the-line endorsement.
  • down-to-earth — practical and realistic: a down-to-earth person.
  • downconverter — A device that converts a signal to a lower frequency, especially in television reception.
  • downheartedly — In a downhearted manner.

14 letter words containing dow

  • daffadowndilly — a daffodil
  • down-and-dirty — unscrupulous; nasty: a down-and-dirty election campaign.
  • down-and-outer — without any money, or means of support, or prospects; destitute; penniless.
  • downregulating — Present participle of downregulate.
  • downregulation — (genetics) The process, in the regulation of gene expression, in which the number, or activity of receptors decreases in order to decrease sensitivity.

15 letter words containing dow

  • casement-window — a window sash opening on hinges that are generally attached to the upright side of its frame.
  • downheartedness — The characteristic of being downhearted; sadness.
  • window-dressing — the art, act, or technique of trimming the display windows of a store.

17 letter words containing dow

18 letter words containing dow

  • chuck-will's-widow — a large North American nightjar, Caprimulgus carolinensis, similar to the whippoorwill

19 letter words containing dow

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