5 Letter Words That Start With P: Unlock Word Games & Vocabulary Growth

Discover a variety of five-letter words that start with the letter P and expand your vocabulary today!

  1. Pacer- someone or something that sets the pace
  2. Padre- father; used as a title for a priest
  3. Pagan- relating to a religion other than one of the main world religions
  4. Paint- to apply color to a surface using a brush
  5. Paler- more pale in comparison
  6. Panel- a distinct section of a wall, door, or other structure
  7. Panic- sudden, overwhelming fear
  8. Paper- thin material used for writing or printing
  9. Parer- a tool for peeling fruits or vegetables
  10. Paris- the capital city of France
  11. Parka- a heavy jacket with a hood
  12. Party- a social gathering
  13. Paste- a thick, soft mixture used as adhesive
  14. Patch- a piece of material used to cover a hole
  15. Patio- an outdoor area adjoining a house
  16. Pause- a temporary stop or rest
  17. Pearl- a hard, shiny spherical object produced within the soft tissue of a living mollusk
  18. Pedal- a lever pressed by the foot in the operation of a machine
  19. Pekoe- a grade of black tea
  20. Penny- a coin worth one cent
  21. Perch- to sit or rest in an elevated position
  22. Perry- an alcoholic beverage made from fermented pears
  23. Pesto- a sauce typically made from basil, garlic, pine nuts, parmesan cheese, and olive oil
  24. Petal- a colored segment of the flower
  25. Peter- a common male first name
  26. Piano- a large keyboard musical instrument
  27. Pickp- to choose selectively
  28. Piece- a part of something
  29. Piggy- resembling a pig
  30. Pilea- a genus of flowering plants in the nettle family
  31. Pilot- someone who operates the flying controls of an aircraft
  32. Pinch- to grip something tightly and sharply between finger and thumb
  33. Piney- resembling or characteristic of pine trees
  34. Pinky- small and pink
  35. Pitch- to throw something with a specific aim
  36. Pivot- the central point around which something rotates or balances
  37. Pixel- a minute area of illumination on a display screen
  38. Plaid- a pattern of intersected horizontal and vertical bands in multiple colors
  39. Plain- not decorated or elaborate; simple
  40. Plank- a long, flat piece of timber
  41. Plant- a living organism that typically grows in a permanent site
  42. Plate- a flat dish from which food is eaten
  43. Plush- richly luxurious and expensive
  44. Poach- to cook food, particularly eggs, in or over boiling water
  45. Poker- a card game played by two or more people who bet on the value of the hands dealt to them
  46. Polar- relating to the North or South Pole
  47. Polka- a lively dance of Bohemian origin or the music for this dance
  48. Polls- the process of voting in an election
  49. Pools- small bodies of still water
  50. Poppy- a flowering plant, often associated with remembrance
  51. Porch- a covered shelter projecting in front of the entrance of a building
  52. Potty- a small toilet for a child
  53. Pound- a unit of weight equal to 16 ounces
  54. Power- the ability to do something or act in a particular way
  55. Press- to apply pressure
  56. Price- the amount of money expected, required, or given in payment for something
  57. Pride- a feeling of deep pleasure derived from one’s own achievements
  58. Prime- of first importance or quality
  59. Prism- a solid geometric figure whose two end faces are similar, equal, and parallel rectilinear figures
  60. Probe- a thorough investigation into a matter
  61. Promo- a promotional event or media item designed to increase interest or sales
  62. Prone- likely to suffer from, do, or experience something
  63. Proof- evidence establishing a fact or the truth of a statement
  64. Props- respects or congratulations
  65. Proxy- the authority to represent someone else, especially in voting
  66. Psalm- a sacred song or hymn, especially one from the Biblical Psalms
  67. Pupil- a student or learner
  68. Puppy- a young dog
  69. Purge- to rid of an unwanted quality, condition, or feeling
  70. Purse- a small bag used especially by a woman to carry everyday personal items
  71. Pushy- excessively or unpleasantly self-assertive or ambitious
  72. Putty- a soft, malleable substance used to fix glass in windows or to fill cracks
  73. Pylon- a large vertical steel or concrete structure that supports electrical cables
  74. Pyros- associated with fire or heat
  75. Pyxis- a small cylindrical box used for holding cosmetics
  76. Pacer- a horse used for pacing in harness racing
  77. Pasha- a high rank in the Ottoman political and military system
  78. Peony- a flowering plant often grown for its large, colorful flowers
  79. Pithy- concise and forcefully expressive
  80. Plume- a long, soft feather or arrangement of feathers
  81. Prize- something given as a reward or recognition of excellence
  82. Probe- to physically explore or examine (something) with a tool
  83. Photo- a picture taken by a camera
  84. Pixel- a minute area of illumination on a display screen
  85. Pivot- a fixed point supporting something that turns
  86. Preen- to dress or groom with elaborate care
  87. Print- to produce text or pictures on paper, usually using a machine
  88. Plier- a tool used for gripping or bending objects
  89. Pluck- to pull something, especially with a sudden movement
  90. Plumb- to measure the depth of (water)
  91. Plump- having a full rounded shape
  92. Plunk- to make a short, sharp, ringing sound
  93. Poise- graceful and elegant bearing in a person
  94. Polyp- an abnormal growth on a mucous membrane
  95. Pooch- an informal term for a dog
  96. Preen- to tidy or clean oneself with the beak or bill
  97. Prink- to primp or dress up
  98. Prose- written or spoken language in its ordinary form
  99. Prude- a person who is excessively proper or modest in speech, conduct, dress
  100. Pulse- a rhythmical throbbing of the arteries as blood is propelled through them

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