10-letter words starting with a

  • a bit much — If you say that something is a bit much, you are annoyed because you think someone has behaved in an unreasonable way.
  • a bit of a — You can use a bit of to make a statement less forceful. For example, the statement 'It's a bit of a nuisance' is less forceful than 'It's a nuisance'.
  • a cappella — without instrumental accompaniment
  • a fast one — a deceptive act
  • a fortiori — for similar but more convincing reasons
  • a good bet — If you tell someone that something is a good bet, you are suggesting that it is the thing or course of action that they should choose.
  • a good few — You use not a few when you are referring to quite a lot of things or people. You can also use a good few in this way, mainly in British English.
  • a good one — an unbelievable assertion
  • a l'etuvee — stewed.
  • a l'orange — prepared or served with slices of orange, orange peel, or an orange-flavored sauce: duck à l'orange.
  • a la carte — An à la carte menu in a restaurant offers you a choice of individually priced dishes for each course.
  • a mile off — If you say that you can see or recognize something a mile off, you are emphasizing that it is very obvious and easy to recognize.
  • à outrance — to the utmost; to the bitter end; to the death
  • a raw deal — If you say that you are getting a raw deal, you mean that you are being treated unfairly.
  • a wary eye — If you keep a wary eye on something or someone, you are cautious about them and watch them to see what they will do or what will happen to them.
  • a-language — (language)   An early ALGOL-like surface syntax for Lisp.
  • a.n. other — an unnamed person: used in team lists, etc, to indicate a place that remains to be filled
  • aardwolves — Plural form of aardwolf.
  • ab aeterno — from the most remote antiquity.
  • ab origine — Latin. from the very beginning; from the source or origin.
  • abacterial — not caused by or characterized by the presence of bacteria
  • abalienate — (civil law, transitive) To transfer the title of from one to another; to alienate.
  • abandoning — to leave completely and finally; forsake utterly; desert: to abandon one's farm; to abandon a child; to abandon a sinking ship.
  • abaptiston — Surgery. a cone-shaped trephine designed to avoid penetration of the brain when incising the skull.
  • abasements — Plural form of abasement.
  • abatements — Plural form of abatement.
  • abba-dabba — a person or thing of little importance.
  • abbotsford — estate (1812-32) of Sir Walter Scott, on the Tweed in SE Scotland
  • abbreviate — If you abbreviate something, especially a word or a piece of writing, you make it shorter.
  • abcoulombs — Plural form of abcoulomb.
  • abdelkader — ?1807–83, Algerian nationalist, who resisted the French invasion of Algeria and established (1837) an independent state. He surrendered to the French in 1847
  • abdicating — Present participle of abdicate.
  • abdication — the act or state of abdicating; renunciation.
  • abdicative — to renounce or relinquish a throne, right, power, claim, responsibility, or the like, especially in a formal manner: The aging founder of the firm decided to abdicate.
  • abdominals — You can refer to your abdominal muscles as your abdominals when you are talking about exercise.
  • abdominous — pot-bellied
  • abductions — Plural form of abduction.
  • abdul-aziz — 1830-76; sultan of Turkey (1861-76)
  • aberdevine — a former name for the siskin, when kept as a cagebird
  • aberdonian — a native or inhabitant of Aberdeen
  • aberrantly — in an aberrant manner
  • aberration — An aberration is an incident or way of behaving that is not typical.
  • aberrative — Descriptive of an object or measurement that has deviated or been knocked, momentarily and sharply, from the more dominant, normal or expected course or trajectory to which it either has or is expected to return in the longer term.
  • abhorrence — Someone's abhorrence of something is their strong hatred of it.
  • abhorrency — (obsolete) Aberrancy. (Attested only in the late 16th century.).
  • abhorrible — (rare, obsolete) Detestable. (mid 17th century).
  • abiogenist — a person who believes in abiogenesis
  • abiotrophy — the progressive degeneration of tissues, cells, etc
  • abirritant — relieving irritation
  • abirritate — to soothe or make less irritable

On this page, we collect all 10-letter words starting with letter A. It’s easy to find right word with a certain length. It is the easiest way to find 10-letter word that beginning with A to use in Scrabble or Crossword puzzles.

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