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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JABCommon to poke sharply
JAGWide to cut unevenly
JAIUltra Rare victory
JAKUltra Rare a type of fruit
JAMCommon to force together tightly
JAPUltra Rare(var. of SPATTER) to scatter in drops
JARCommon to cause to shake
JAWCommon(var. of JABBER) to talk rapidly
JAYCommon a corvine bird
JEEUltra Rare(var. of GEE) to turn to the right
JETCommon to spurt forth in a stream
JEUUltra Rare a game
JEWUltra Rare to barter successfully
JIBWide to refuse to proceed further
JIGCommon(var. of BOB) to move up and down
JINUltra Rare(var. of JINN) a supernatural being in Muslim mythology
JIZUltra Rare a wig
JOBCommon to work by the piece
JOEUltra Rare a fellow
JOGCommon to run at a slow, steady pace
JOLWide to have a good time
JORRare a part of a raga (Indian music)
JOTCommon to write down quickly
JOWUltra Rare(var. of TOLL) to collect or impose a toll (a fixed charge for a service or privilege)
JOYCommon(var. of REJOICE) to feel joyful
JUDUltra Rare a mass of coal holed ready for removal
JUGCommon to put into a jug (a large, deep container with a narrow mouth and a handle)
JUNWide a coin of North Korea
JUSWide a legal right
JUTCommon(var. of PROTRUDE) to extend beyond the main portion
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