5 Letter Word Starting With S: Find Your Perfect Match

Discover a variety of five-letter words starting with “S” that can enhance your vocabulary and assist in word games.

  1. Safer- more secure or free from danger.
  2. Sally- to set out on a journey or to rush forward suddenly.
  3. Sauce- a liquid or semi-solid substance served with food to add moistness and flavor.
  4. Scale- a set of numbers, amount, or size; or the instrument for weighing.
  5. Scare- to cause fear or alarm.
  6. Scrap- a small piece or amount of something, especially metal.
  7. Seize- to take hold of suddenly and forcibly.
  8. Serve- to perform duties or services for another person or an organization.
  9. Setup- the arrangement or organization of something.
  10. Shade- slight darkness caused by something blocking the direct light from the sun.
  11. Shine- to emit light or to be bright.
  12. Shall- expressing a strong assertion or intention.
  13. Shear- to cut the wool off a sheep or other animal.
  14. Shelf- a flat horizontal surface for storing or displaying items.
  15. Shirk- to avoid or neglect a duty or responsibility.
  16. Shirt- a garment worn on the upper body, typically with sleeves and a collar.
  17. Shoal- a large number of fish swimming together; shallow stretch of water.
  18. Shoot- to fire a weapon or to grow rapidly upwards.
  19. Short- measuring a small distance from end to end.
  20. Shout- to yell or scream loudly.
  21. Shown- past participle of “show.”
  22. Shove- to push someone or something roughly.
  23. Shrew- a small mole-like mammal; also a term for a bad-tempered person.
  24. Shrub- a low woody perennial plant usually having several major branches.
  25. Shunt- to push or shove something.
  26. Since- from a particular time in the past until now.
  27. Siren- a device that makes a loud prolonged sound as a signal or warning.
  28. Skate- footwear that one wears to glide over ice or a smooth surface.
  29. Skill- the ability to do something well.
  30. Skimp- to spend less time, money, or material on something than is necessary.
  31. Skirt- a woman’s outer garment that hangs from the waist.
  32. Skull- the bone structure forming the head; encloses the brain.
  33. Slash- to cut with a sweeping movement; a sweeping cut.
  34. Slate- fine-grained gray, green, or bluish metamorphic rock easily split into smooth, flat pieces.
  35. Sleek- smooth and glossy; having an elegant streamlined appearance.
  36. Sleep- a natural periodic state of rest for the mind and body.
  37. Sleet- form of precipitation consisting of ice pellets, often mixed with rain or snow.
  38. Slice- to cut into thin, broad pieces.
  39. Slide- to move smoothly along a surface.
  40. Slink- to move smoothly and quietly, especially in a manner that seems not to attract attention.
  41. Slump- a noticeable deterioration or decline.
  42. Smack- a sharp slap or blow, typically given with the palm of the hand.
  43. Small- of a size that is less than normal or usual.
  44. Smart- having or showing a quick-witted intelligence.
  45. Smear- to coat or mark something messily or carelessly with a greasy or sticky substance.
  46. Smell- to perceive or detect the odor or scent of something.
  47. Smile- to form one’s features into a pleased, kind, or amused expression.
  48. Smite- to strike with a firm blow.
  49. Smoke- the visible vapor and gases given off by a burning or smoldering substance.
  50. Snack- a small amount of food eaten between meals.
  51. Snake- a long limbless reptile.
  52. Snare- a trap or situation intended to catch someone or something.
  53. Snarl- to make an aggressive growl with bared teeth.
  54. Sneak- to move or go stealthily or furtively.
  55. Sneer- a contemptuous or mocking smile, remark, or tone.
  56. Sniff- to draw in air audibly through the nose.
  57. Snipe- to shoot at someone from a concealed position.
  58. Snore- to breathe noisily during one’s sleep.
  59. Snout- the projecting nose and mouth of an animal, especially a mammal.
  60. Snowy- covered with or characterized by snow.
  61. Snuck- past and past participle of “sneak.”
  62. Snuff- to extinguish a small flame.
  63. Soapy- covered or saturated with, or resembling soap.
  64. Sober- not affected by alcohol; serious.
  65. Softy- a person who is sentimentally soft or gentle.
  66. Solar- relating to or determined by the sun.
  67. Solid- firm and stable in shape; not liquid or fluid.
  68. Solve- to find an answer to, explanation for, or way of dealing with a problem.
  69. Sonar- a system for detecting objects under water.
  70. Sorry- feeling regret or penitence.
  71. Sound- vibrations that travel through the air or another medium.
  72. Spade- a tool for digging, having a typically narrow blade.
  73. Spank- to slap with one’s open hand or a flat object, especially on the buttocks.
  74. Spasm- a sudden, involuntary muscular contraction or convulsive movement.
  75. Spawn- to produce or give birth to.
  76. Speak- to say words in order to convey information, an opinion, or feel.
  77. Spear- a weapon with a pointed tip, typically made of metal or wood.
  78. Spell- to name or write in order the letters constituting a word.
  79. Spend- to pay out money as a cost of something.
  80. Spent- exhausted; used up.
  81. Spice- an aromatic or pungent vegetable substance used for flavoring food.
  82. Spicy- flavored with or containing strong spices.
  83. Spill- to let liquid flow accidentally from a container.
  84. Spine- the flexible vertebral column of vertebrates.
  85. Spite- a desire to hurt, annoy, or offend someone.
  86. Splat- a sound of something wet striking a surface.
  87. Split- to break or cause to break forcibly into parts.
  88. Spoil- to diminish or destroy the value or quality of.
  89. Spoke- past tense of “speak”; one of the series of rods or spokes connecting the hub of a wheel to the rim.
  90. Spoon- an implement with a shallow bowl and a handle, used for preparing, serving, or eating food.
  91. Sport- an activity involving physical exertion and skill in which individuals or teams compete against each other.
  92. Spout- to send out a stream of liquid forcibly.
  93. Spray- to scatter or release liquid in droplets.
  94. Spree- a lively or wild outburst of activity.
  95. Spurn- to reject with disdain or contempt.
  96. Spurt- to gush out in a sudden and forceful stream.
  97. Squib- a small firework that burns with a hissing sound before exploding.
  98. Stack- to arrange in a pile.
  99. Stain- to mark or discolor with something that is not easily removed.
  100. Stalk- to follow or approach stealthily.

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