13-letter words starting with a

  • a (whole) lot — a great deal; very much
  • a bag of cats — a bad-tempered person
  • a bitter pill — If a person or group has to accept a failure or an unpleasant piece of news, you can say that it was a bitter pill or a bitter pill to swallow.
  • a clean slate — If you start with a clean slate, you do not take account of previous mistakes or failures and make a fresh start.
  • a clean sweep — If you make a clean sweep of something such as a series of games or tournaments, you win them all.
  • a close shave — If you describe a situation as a close shave, you mean that there was nearly an accident or a disaster but it was avoided.
  • a closed book — If you say that someone or something is a closed book, you mean that you do not know anything about them.
  • a day's march — A day's march is the distance that a group of soldiers can march in one day.
  • a dead ringer — If you say that one person is a ringer or a dead ringer for another, you mean that they look exactly like each other.
  • a dirty shame — a very unfortunate circumstance
  • a hand's turn — a small amount of work
  • a hole in one — If you get a hole in one in golf, you get the golf ball into the hole with a single stroke.
  • a jot/one jot — Expressions such as a jot, one jot, not a jot are used to emphasize negative statements.
  • a little bird — a (supposedly) unknown informant
  • a mixed bunch — if you say that a group of people or things is a mixed bunch, you mean that they are varied in style, character, quality, etc
  • a rough patch — If you have or go through a rough patch, you have a lot of problems for a time.
  • a square meal — If you have a square meal, you have a large healthy meal.
  • a stout heart — courage; resolution
  • a sweet tooth — If you have a sweet tooth, you like sweet food very much.
  • a tangled web — If you refer to a situation as a tangled web, you are emphasizing that it is very confused.
  • a votre sante — to your health
  • a-dolls-house — a play (1879) by Henrik Ibsen.
  • a-proposition — a universal affirmative proposition
  • a/one hell of — Some people use a hell of or one hell of to emphasize that something is very good, very bad, or very big.
  • aaron's beard — rose of Sharon (def 2).
  • aaron's-beard — rose of Sharon (def 2).
  • abalone shell — the shell of the abalone mollusc, used for ornament or decoration
  • abandonedness — The state or quality of being abandoned.
  • abbey theatre — an influential theatre in Dublin (opened 1904): associated with it were Synge, Yeats, Lady Gregory, and O'Casey. It was destroyed by fire in 1951 but was rebuilt; it reopened in 1966
  • abbreviations — a shortened or contracted form of a word or phrase, used to represent the whole, as Dr. for Doctor, U.S. for United States, lb. for pound.
  • abdul-mejid i — 1823–61, sultan of Turkey 1839–61 (brother of Abdul-Aziz).
  • abelian group — a group the defined binary operation of which is commutative: if a and b are members of an Abelian group then ab = ba
  • aberdeenshire — a council area and historical county of N Scotland, on the North Sea: became part of Grampian Region in 1975 but reinstated as an independent unitary authority (with adjusted borders) in 1996: rises to the Grampian and Cairngorm Mountains in the SW: chiefly agricultural (esp sheep and stock raising). Administrative centre: Aberdeen. Pop: 229 330 (2003 est). Area 6319 sq km (2439 sq miles)
  • abibliophobia — (humorous) Fear of running out of things to read.
  • abigail adams — Abigail (Smith) 1744–1818, U.S. social and political figure (wife of John Adams).
  • abiogenically — in a way that does not involve living organisms
  • abnormalities — an abnormal condition, state, or quality; irregularity; deviation.
  • abolitionists — (especially prior to the Civil War) a person who advocated or supported the abolition of slavery in the U.S.
  • aboricultural — Common misspelling of arboricultural.
  • aboriginalism — a view of aboriginal cultures as being primitive and exotic, and having little to do with the modern world
  • aboriginality — the state of being Aboriginal, esp with regard to having a common Aboriginal culture
  • abortifacient — causing abortion
  • abortion pill — a drug, such as mifepristone, used to terminate a pregnancy in its earliest stage
  • above oneself — presumptuous or conceited
  • above the law — If you accuse someone of thinking they are above the law, you criticize them for thinking that they are so clever or important that they do not need to obey the law.
  • abscisic acid — a type of acid that causes abscission
  • absent-minded — Someone who is absent-minded forgets things or does not pay attention to what they are doing, often because they are thinking about something else.
  • absentee rate — the percentage of people who are absent each day from a school or company
  • absentee vote — a vote cast in advance by a voter who will be unable to go to the polling place on polling day
  • absolute path — (file system)   A path relative to the root directory. Its first character must be the pathname separator.

On this page, we collect all 13-letter words starting with letter A. It’s easy to find right word with a certain length. It is the easiest way to find 13-letter word that beginning with A to use in Scrabble or Crossword puzzles.

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