5 Letter Words Start With Y: Complete List and Usage Tips

Discover a variety of five-letter words that begin with the letter “Y” to enhance your vocabulary and boost your word games.

  1. Yacht- A medium-sized sailing boat or private yacht
  2. Yahoo- A rude, noisy, or violent person
  3. Yanks- Plural for ‘Yank’, informal term for Americans
  4. Yards- Plural for ‘Yard’, a unit of measurement equal to 3 feet
  5. Yarns- Plural for ‘Yarn’, fibers spun into threads
  6. Yeast- Fungus used in fermentation for brewing and baking
  7. Yearn- To have an intense feeling of longing
  8. Yeast- A unicellular fungus used in baking and brewing
  9. Yells- Loud, sharp cries
  10. Yelps- Short, sharp cries
  11. Yetis- Mythical giant creatures said to live in the Himalayas
  12. Yield- Produce or provide (a natural, agricultural, or industrial product)
  13. Yikes- An expression of shock or alarm
  14. Yodel- To sing with rapid changes between normal and falsetto voice
  15. Yoked- Connected or joined with a yoke
  16. Yokes- Plural for ‘Yoke’, a wooden beam used between a pair of oxen to enable them to pull together
  17. Youth- The period between childhood and adult age
  18. Yours- Belonging to or associated with the person addressed
  19. Yucca- A plant with pointed leaves and whitish flowers
  20. Yummy- Highly attractive or enjoyable; delicious
  21. Yurts- Portable, round tents traditionally used in Central Asia
  22. Yowls- Long, mournful cries as those made by a cat

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