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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MAAUltra Rare to bleat like a goat
MACWide(var. of RAINCOAT) a waterproof coat
MADCommon(var. of INSANE) mentally unsound
MAEUltra Rare(var. of MORE) a greater amount
MAGWide(var. of MAGAZINE) a type of periodical publication
MAKUltra Rare(var. of MAKE) to cause to exist
MALUltra Rare(var. of SICKNESS) the state of being sick
MAMWide mother
MANUltra Rare an adult human male
MAPCommon to delineate on a map (a representation of a region)
MARCommon to detract from the perfection or wholeness of
MASCommon(var. of MA) mother
MATCommon to pack down so as to form a dense mass
MAWWide(var. of MOW) to cut down standing herbage
MAXWide to reach the upper limit
MAYCommon to gather flowers in the spring
MEEUltra Rare in Malaysia, noodles or a dish containing noodles
MEGWide(var. of MEGABYTE) 1,048,576 bytes
MELRare honey
MEMWide a Hebrew letter
MENCommon(var. of MON) man
MESCommon(var. of ME) the objective case of the pronoun I
METCommon(var. of MEET) to come into the company or presence of
MEUUltra Rare the plant baldmoney
MEWCommon(var. of CONFINE) to shut within an enclosure
MHORare a unit of electrical conductance
MIBUltra Rare a type of playing marble
MIDWide the middle
MIGRare a type of playing marble
MILWide a unit of length
MIMRare primly demure
MIRRare a Russian peasant commune
MISUltra Rare(var. of MI) the third tone of the diatonic musical scale
MIXCommon to put together into one mass
MIZUltra Rare(var. of MISERY) a state of great suffering
MNAUltra Rare a Greek weight
MOARare an extinct flightless bird
MOBCommon to crowd about
MOCUltra Rare(var. of MOCCASIN) a type of shoe
MODCommon one who wears boldly stylish clothes
MOEUltra Rare a wry face
MOGRare to move away
MOIWide used to express surprise
MOLWide(var. of MOLE) the quantity of a compound that has a weight equal to the compound's molecular weight
MOMCommon mother
MONWide(var. of MAN) an adult human male
MOOCommon to make the deep, moaning sound of a cow
MOPCommon to wipe with a mop (an implement for cleaning floors)
MORWide a forest humus
MOSWide(var. of MO) a moment
MOTWide a witty saying
MOUUltra Rare a Scots form of mouth
MOWCommon to cut down standing herbage
MOYUltra Rare a measure
MOZUltra Rare a curse
MUDCommon to cover with mud (soft, wet earth)
MUGCommon to assault with intent to rob
MUMCommon to act in a disguise
MUNWide man; fellow
MUSWide(var. of MU) a Greek letter
MUTRare(var. of MUTT) a mongrel dog
MUXUltra Rare(var. of SPOIL) to impair the value or quality of
MYCUltra Rare a gene that transforms a normal cell into a cancerous cell
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    February 22, 2024, 3:12 pm
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    February 22, 2024, 3:12 pm
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    February 22, 2024, 3:09 pm
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