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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TABCommon to name or designate
TADWide a small boy
TAEUltra Rare(var. of TO) in the direction of
TAGCommon to provide with a tag (an identifying marker)
TAIUltra Rare sea bream
TAJUltra Rare a tall, conical cap worn in Muslim countries
TAKUltra Rare(var. of TAKE) to get possession of
TAMWide a tight-fitting Scottish cap
TANCommon brown from the sun's rays
TAOUltra Rare the path of virtuous conduct according to a Chinese philosophy
TAPCommon to strike gently
TARCommon to cover with tar (a black viscous liquid)
TASUltra Rare(var. of TA) an expression of gratitude
TATWide to make tatting
TAUWide a Greek letter
TAVUltra Rare a Hebrew letter
TAWRare to convert into white leather by the application of minerals
TAXCommon to place a tax (a charge imposed by authority for public purposes) on
TAYUltra Rare tea
TEACommon a beverage made by infusing dried leaves in boiling water
TECUltra Rare a detective
TEDWide to spread for drying
TEECommon to place a golf ball on a small peg
TEFUltra Rare a cereal grass
TEGUltra Rare a yearling sheep
TELWide an ancient mound in the Middle East
TENCommon a number
TESUltra Rare(var. of TE) the note below doh
TETUltra Rare(var. of TETH) a Hebrew letter
TEWUltra Rare to work hard
TEXUltra Rare a unit of weight used to measure the density of yarn
THECommon used to specify or make particular
THOWide(var. of THOUGH) despite the fact that
THYCommon a possessive form of the pronoun thou
TICWide to have an involuntary muscle contraction
TIDUltra Rare(var. of MOOD) a person's emotional state at a particular moment
TIECommon to fasten with a cord or rope
TIGUltra Rare(var. of TOUCH) to be in or come into contact with
TILWide the sesame plant
TINCommon to coat with tin (a metallic element)
TIPCommon(var. of TILT) to cause to slant
TISUltra Rare(var. of TI) the seventh tone of the diatonic musical scale
TITCommon a small bird
TIXWide tickets
TOCUltra Rare code for the letter T
TODRare a British unit of weight
TOECommon to touch with the toe (one of the terminal members of the foot)
TOGWide(var. of CLOTHE) to provide with clothing
TOMWide the male of various animals
TONCommon a unit of weight
TOOCommon in addition
TOPCommon to cut off the top (the highest part, point, or surface) of
TORWide a high, craggy hill
TOTCommon(var. of TOTAL) to ascertain the entire amount of
TOWCommon to pull by means of a rope or chain
TOYCommon to amuse oneself as if with a toy (a child's plaything)
TRYCommon(var. of ATTEMPT) to make an effort to do or accomplish
TSKUltra Rare to utter an exclamation of annoyance
TUBCommon to wash in a tub (a round, open vessel)
TUGCommon to pull with force
TUIRare a bird of New Zealand
TUMWide a stomach
TUNWide to store in a large cask
TUPUltra Rare to copulate with a ewe
TUTWide to utter an exclamation of impatience
TUXWide(var. of TUXEDO) a man's semiformal dinner coat
TWAUltra Rare(var. of TWO) a number
TWOCommon a number
TWPWide(var. of STUPID) mentally slow
TYEUltra Rare a chain on a ship
TYGRare an old drinking-cup
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  • stvnbeck stvnbeck scored a new best word with RESOAKED (15 pts) on board #302157 5x5
    February 16, 2020, 11:59 pm
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    February 16, 2020, 11:59 pm
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    February 16, 2020, 11:59 pm
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    February 16, 2020, 11:56 pm
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    February 16, 2020, 11:56 pm
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    February 16, 2020, 11:56 pm
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