Valid Three Letter Words in SOWPODS

If you want to improve your game, there's no better way than to familiarize yourself with all valid three-letter words. Many of these are in common usage, but a great number of them are rarely-used in everyday language, and known only to specialists, word-buffs and puzzle-addicts. Here we provide all playable 3-letter words in alphabetical order, along with their Wordtwist difficulty rating and a brief definition. If you'd like to learn more about a particular word, just click the underlined word to pull up alternate definitions, sample usage and pictures related to that term.

Select a letter to view all valid, three-letter words in SOWPODS (the dictionary we use on this site) which begin with that letter:

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FAAWide(var. of FALL) to descend under the force of gravity
FABWide(var. of FABULOUS) almost unbelievable
FADCommon a practice or interest that enjoys brief popularity
FAEUltra Rare(var. of FROM) starting at
FAGWide to make weary by hard work
FAHUltra Rare(var. of FA) the fourth tone of the diatonic musical scale
FANCommon to cool or refresh with a fan (a device for putting air into motion)
FAPUltra Rare drunk or befuddled
FARCommon at or to a great distance
FASWide(var. of FA) the fourth tone of the diatonic musical scale
FATCommon(var. of FAT) having an abundance of flesh
FAWUltra Rare a gypsy
FAXWide to transmit and reproduce by electronic means
FAYWide to join closely
FEDCommon a federal agent
FEECommon to pay a fee (a fixed charge) to
FEGWide a segment of an orange
FEHUltra Rare(var. of PEH) pe
FEMWide a passive homosexual
FENCommon(var. of MARSH) a tract of low, wet land
FERWide(var. of FOR) directed or sent to
FESUltra Rare(var. of FE) a Hebrew letter
FETUltra Rare(var. of FETCH) to go after and bring back
FEURare to grant land to under Scottish feudal law
FEWCommon amounting to or consisting of a small number
FEYWide(var. of CRAZY) insane
FEZCommon a brimless cap worn by men in the Near East
FIBCommon to tell a trivial lie
FIDRare a square bar used as a support for a topmast
FIEWide used to express disapproval
FIGCommon(var. of ADORN) to add something to for the purpose of making more attractive
FILUltra Rare a coin of Iraq and Jordan
FINCommon to equip with fins (external paddle-like structures)
FIRCommon an evergreen tree
FITCommon(var. of HEALTHY) having good health
FIXCommon(var. of REPAIR) to restore to good condition
FIZUltra Rare a hissing or sputtering sound
FLUCommon a virus disease
FLYCommon(var. of CLEVER) mentally keen
FOBWide(var. of DECEIVE) to mislead by falsehood
FOECommon(var. of ENEMY) one that is antagonistic toward another
FOGCommon to cover with fog (condensed water vapor near the earth's surface)
FOHUltra Rare(var. of FAUGH) used to express disgust
FONUltra Rare(var. of FOEHN) a warm, dry wind
FOPWide(var. of DECEIVE) to mislead by falsehood
FORCommon directed or sent to
FOURare(var. of DRUNK) intoxicated
FOXCommon(var. of OUTWIT) to get the better of by superior cleverness
FOYUltra Rare a farewell feast or gift
FRAUltra Rare(var. of FRIAR) a member of a religious order
FROCommon(var. of AWAY) from a certain place
FRYCommon to cook over direct heat in hot fat or oil
FUBUltra Rare(var. of FOB) to deceive
FUDUltra Rare an old-fashioned person
FUGWide to make stuffy and odorous
FUMUltra Rare(var. of FUNG) the fabled Chinese phoenix
FUNCommon providing enjoyment
FURCommon to cover with fur (a dressed animal pelt)
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