Words starting with y

1 letter words starting with y

  • y — the 25th letter of the English alphabet, a semivowel.
  • y chromosome — a sex chromosome of humans and most mammals that is present only in males and is paired with an X chromosome.
  • y connection — a three-phase star connection

2 letter words starting with y

  • y- — forming, together with the appropriate inflectional change in the base, the past participle of verbs: its use, as a poetic archaism, survived until the end of the 16th cent.
  • ya — the 28th letter of the Arabic alphabet.
  • yb — ytterbium
  • yc — Young Conservative
  • yd — a unit of area measurement equal to a square measuring one yard on each side; 0.8361 square meters. 2 , sq. yd. Abbreviation: yd.

3 letter words starting with y

  • y2k — Year 2000
  • yaa — The letter \u064a in the Arabic script.
  • yad — a tapered, usually ornamented rod, usually of silver, with the tip of the tapered part forming a fist with the index finger extended, used by the reader of a scroll of the Torah as a place marker.
  • yag — a synthetic yttrium aluminum garnet, used for infrared lasers and as a gemstone.
  • yah — An upper-class person.

4 letter words starting with y

  • yaar — (India, Pakistan) A friend, pal, or buddy.
  • yaba — /ya'b*/ [Cambridge] Yet Another Bloody Acronym. Whenever some program is being named, someone invariably suggests that it be given a name that is acronymic. The response from those with a trace of originality is to remark ironically that the proposed name would then be "YABA-compatible". Also used in response to questions like "What is WYSIWYG?" See also YA-, TLA.
  • yack — to talk, especially uninterruptedly and idly; gab; chatter: They've been yakking on the phone for over an hour.
  • yaff — to bark; yelp.
  • yafo — Jaffa.

5 letter words starting with y

  • y'all — In the Southern United States, people use y'all when addressing a two or more people. Y'all is an informal way of saying 'you all.'
  • yaars — Plural form of yaar.
  • yabba — a form of methamphetamine
  • yabby — a small Australian crayfish, of the genus Cherax, inhabiting streams and water holes.
  • yacht — a vessel used for private cruising, racing, or other noncommercial purposes.

6 letter words starting with y

  • y-axis — Also called axis of ordinates. (in a plane Cartesian coordinate system) the axis, usually vertical, along which the ordinate is measured and from which the abscissa is measured.
  • yabber — jabber.
  • yabbie — Alternative spelling of yabby.
  • yachts — Plural form of yacht.
  • yachty — A yachtsman or yachtswoman.

7 letter words starting with y

  • y-level — a level mounted on a Y-shaped support that can be rotated
  • yabbies — Plural form of yabby.
  • yachted — Simple past tense and past participle of yacht.
  • yachter — A person who sails in yachts.
  • yachtie — Alternative spelling of yachty.

8 letter words starting with y

  • y-fronts — Y-fronts are men's or boys' underwear with an opening at the front.
  • ya-ta-ta — empty conversation.
  • yabbered — Simple past tense and past participle of yabber.
  • yachters — Plural form of yachter.
  • yachties — Plural form of yachty.

9 letter words starting with y

  • yabbering — Present participle of yabber.
  • yachtsman — a person who owns or sails a yacht, or who is devoted to yachting.
  • yachtsmen — Irregular plural form of yachtsman.
  • yahwistic — of, relating to, or characteristic of the Yahwist.
  • yamashita — Tomoyuki [taw-maw-yoo-kee] /ˈtɔ mɔˈyu ki/ (Show IPA), ("the Tiger of Malaya") 1885–1946, Japanese general.

10 letter words starting with y

  • yajur-veda — a Samhita, containing a collection of sacrificial formulas.
  • yakety-yak — incessant talk, chatter
  • yankeeland — Chiefly Southern U.S. the northern states of the U.S.
  • yarborough — a hand in which no card is higher than a nine.
  • yardmaster — a person who superintends all or part of a railroad yard.

11 letter words starting with y

  • yachtswoman — a woman who owns or sails a yacht, or who is devoted to yachting.
  • yachtswomen — Irregular plural form of yachtswoman.
  • yackety-yak — noisy, continuous, and trivial talk or conversation
  • yarboroughs — Plural form of yarborough.
  • yard-of-ale — a trumpet-shaped glass about 3 feet (1 meter) long with a bulb at the closed end, for serving ale or beer.

12 letter words starting with y

  • y-chromosome — a sex chromosome of humans and most mammals that is present only in males and is paired with an X chromosome.
  • yachtspeople — Plural form of yachtsperson.
  • yachtsperson — A yachtsman or yachtswoman.
  • yamoussoukro — a republic in W Africa: formerly part of French West Africa; gained independence 1960. 127,520 sq. mi. (330,275 sq. km). Capital: Abidjan.
  • yarrow-river — a river in SE Scotland, flowing into the Tweed. 14 miles (23 km) long.

13 letter words starting with y

14 letter words starting with y

  • yekaterinoslav — a former name of Dnepropetrovsk.
  • yellow-bellied — having a yellow abdomen or underside.
  • yttrotantalite — a mineral, tantalite and niobate of yttrium and various elements, as iron, and cerium, occurring in the form of brown-black crystals.
  • yellow-bellied sapsucker — a woodpecker, Sphyrapicus varius, of eastern North America, having a red patch on the forehead and black and white plumage with a pale-yellow abdomen, and feeding on sap from trees.
  • yellow-crowned night heron — any of several thick-billed, crepuscular or nocturnal herons of the genus Nycticorax and related genera, as N. nycticorax (black-crowned night heron) of the Old and New Worlds, and Nyctanassa violacea (yellow-crowned night heron) of America.

15 letter words starting with y

  • your-excellency — (usually initial capital letter). Also, Excellence. a title of honor given to certain high officials, as governors, ambassadors, and Roman Catholic bishops and archbishops (preceded by his, your, etc.).
  • yellow-breasted chat — an American warbler, Icteria virens, having a yellow throat and breast and greenish-brown upper parts and noted for imitating the songs of other species.
  • yellow-flowered gourd — the hard-shelled fruit of any of various plants, especially those of Lagenaria siceraria (white-flowered gourd or bottle gourd) whose dried shell is used for bowls and other utensils, and Cucurbita pepo (yellow-flowered gourd) used ornamentally. Compare gourd family.
  • yellow-throated vireo — an olive-green vireo, Vireo flavifrons, of eastern North America, having a bright yellow throat and breast.
  • yellow-throated warbler — a warbler, Dendroica dominica, of the eastern U.S., having a yellow throat and breast.

17 letter words starting with y

  • youth-and-old-age — a stiff-growing, erect composite plant, Zinnia elegans, of Mexico, having large, solitary flowers with yellow-to-purple disks and usually red rays.
  • yuzhno-sakhalinsk — a city in the SE Russian Federation in Asia, on S Sakhalin Island.

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