5 Letter Words: Meaning & Examples

This article will provide you with a comprehensive list of five-letter words to expand your vocabulary and improve your word games.

  1. Apple- A popular fruit with a crisp texture.
  2. Bread- A staple food made of flour and water.
  3. Chair- A piece of furniture for sitting.
  4. Dance- To move rhythmically to music.
  5. Eagle- A large bird of prey.
  6. Flake- A small, flat, thin piece of something.
  7. Grape- A small, sweet fruit that grows in clusters.
  8. Horse- A large, domesticated mammal used for riding.
  9. Igloo- A dome-shaped Eskimo house, typically built from blocks of ice.
  10. Juice- A drink made from liquid extracted from fruits or vegetables.
  11. Knife- A tool with a blade used for cutting.
  12. Lemon- A yellow citrus fruit with a tart flavor.
  13. Money- A medium of exchange in the form of coins and banknotes.
  14. Night- The time between sunset and sunrise.
  15. Oasis- A fertile spot in a desert where water is found.
  16. Paint- A colored substance spread over a surface to leave a decorative or protective coating.
  17. Queen- The female ruler of an independent state.
  18. River- A large natural stream of water flowing in a channel to the sea, a lake, or another such stream.
  19. Skate- Glide on ice using special shoes with blades.
  20. Tiger- A large wild cat with orange fur and black stripes.
  21. Umbra- The fully shaded inner region of a shadow cast by an opaque object.
  22. Voice- The sounds produced through the mouth by a person.
  23. Water- A transparent, odorless, tasteless liquid essential for life.
  24. Xerus- A genus of African ground squirrels.
  25. Youth- The period between childhood and adult age.
  26. Zephyr- A soft, gentle breeze.
  27. Arrow- A projectile with a pointed tip, used in archery.
  28. Beach- A sandy shore by a body of water.
  29. Catch- To seize or capture something.
  30. Drums- Musical instruments that are beaten to produce sound.
  31. Earth- The planet on which we live.
  32. Fruit- The sweet and fleshy product of a tree or other plant that contains seed.
  33. Glory- High renown or honor won by notable achievements.
  34. Helix- A spiral shape or form.
  35. Index- An alphabetical list of names, subjects, etc., with references to places where they occur.
  36. Jelly- A sweet and gelatinous food made from fruit juice and sugar.
  37. Knife- An instrument for cutting, typically with a metal blade and a handle.
  38. Lemur- A small arboreal primate with a pointed snout and typically a long tail, found only in Madagascar.
  39. Mango- A fleshy, tropical fruit with a pit in the center.
  40. Night- The time between sunset and sunrise when it is dark.
  41. Olive- A small oval fruit with a hard pit, used as food and for oil.
  42. Peach- A juicy, sweet fruit with a fuzzy skin.
  43. Quilt- A bed cover made of two layers of fabric stitched together, typically with padding.
  44. Robot- An automated machine that can execute a series of tasks.
  45. Sheep- A domesticated ruminant mammal with a thick woolly coat.
  46. Toast- Sliced bread browned on both sides by exposure to radiant heat.
  47. Urine- A fluid excreted by the kidneys, containing waste products.
  48. Voice- The sound produced in a person’s larynx.
  49. Wheat- A cereal plant that is the most important kind grown in temperate countries.
  50. Xylophone- A musical instrument played by striking a row of wooden bars.
  51. Zebra- An African wild horse with black-and-white stripes.
  52. Angel- A spiritual being believed to act as a messenger of God.
  53. Brush- An implement with bristles for cleaning or painting.
  54. Clown- A comic entertainer, especially one in a circus.
  55. Diner- A small, inexpensive restaurant.
  56. Eager- Very keen or enthusiastic.
  57. Frost- A thin layer of ice on surfaces.
  58. Grown- Having reached full size.
  59. Honey- A sweet, viscous substance made by bees.
  60. Ivory- A hard, white substance from the tusks of elephants.
  61. Joker- Someone who likes to tell funny stories or do silly things.
  62. Kitten- A young cat.
  63. Llama- A domesticated pack animal of the camel family found in the Andes.
  64. Melon- A large, sweet fruit with a thick rind.
  65. Nerve- A bundle of fibers transmitting impulses to the brain.
  66. Ocean- A large body of salt water that covers most of Earth’s surface.
  67. Puppy- A young dog.
  68. Quest- A long search for something.
  69. Royal- Relating to a king or queen.
  70. Snake- A long, legless reptile.
  71. Tarot- Cards used in fortune-telling.
  72. Union- The action of joining together.
  73. Valid- Well-founded and convincing.
  74. Worms- Invertebrate animals with long, slender bodies.
  75. Apple- A round fruit with red or green skin.
  76. Bacon- Cured meat from the back or sides of a pig.
  77. Clock- A device used to tell time.
  78. Dairy- Relating to milk products.
  79. Eagle- A large bird of prey with powerful wings.
  80. Fable- A short story with a moral, often involving animals.
  81. Giant- A being of massive size and strength.
  82. Hinge- A jointed device on which a door, gate, or lid swings.
  83. Index- An alphabetical list for reference.
  84. Juice- Liquid extracted from fruits.
  85. Kneel- To go down on one’s knee(s).
  86. Lemon- A yellow fruit with a sour taste.
  87. Moose- A large deer with palmate antlers.
  88. Navy- A nation’s fleet of ships.
  89. Opera- A dramatic work set to music.
  90. Pearl- A lustrous gem produced within the shell of a pearl oyster.
  91. Quota- A fixed share of something assigned to each participant.
  92. Razor- A tool used for shaving.
  93. Sheep- A farm animal with a coat that is used to make wool.
  94. Tread- To step or walk on or over.
  95. Unity- The state of being united or joined as a whole.
  96. Viral- Relating to a virus.
  97. Wheat- A cereal plant.
  98. Yacht- A large boat used for private cruises.
  99. Zebra- A black-and-white striped African mammal.
  100. Alloy- A mixture of metals.

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