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 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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HADCommon(var. of HAVE) a wealthy person
HAERare(var. of HAVE) a wealthy person
HAGCommon(var. of HACK) to cut or chop roughly
HAHWide(var. of HA) a sound of surprise
HAJWide(var. of HADJ) a pilgrimage to Mecca
HAMCommon(var. of OVERACT) to act with exaggeration
HANUltra Rare(var. of HAVE) a wealthy person
HAOUltra Rare a monetary unit of Vietnam
HAPWide(var. of HAPPEN) to occur
HASCommon(var. of HAVE) a wealthy person
HATCommon to provide with a hat (a covering for the head)
HAWWide to turn left
HAYCommon to convert into hay (grass, cut and dried for fodder)
HEHUltra Rare a Hebrew letter
HEMCommon to provide with an edge
HENCommon a female chicken
HEPWide(var. of HIP) aware of the most current styles and trends
HERCommon the objective or possessive case of the pronoun she
HESCommon(var. of HE) a male person
HETUltra Rare(var. of HETH) a Hebrew letter
HEWCommon to cut with an ax
HEXWide to cast an evil spell upon
HEYCommon used to attract attention
HICRare used to represent a hiccup
HIDCommon(var. of HIDE) to conceal
HIEWide(var. of HURRY) to move swiftly
HIMCommon(var. of MALE) an individual that begets young by fertilizing the female
HINRare a Hebrew unit of liquid measure
HIPCommon aware of the most current styles and trends
HISCommon the possessive form of the pronoun he
HITCommon to strike forcibly
HMMWide used to express thoughtful consideration
HOAUltra Rare(var. of STOP) to discontinue the progress or motion of
HOBWide to furnish with hobnails
HOCUltra Rare(var. of THIS) the person or thing just mentioned
HODWide a portable trough
HOECommon to use a hoe (a gardening tool)
HOGCommon to take more than one's share
HOHUltra Rare(var. of STOP) to discontinue the progress or motion of
HOIUltra Rare used to attract attention
HOMUltra Rare a sacred plant of the ancient Persians
HONWide(var. of HONEYBUN) a sweetheart
HOORare expressing boisterous emotion
HOPCommon to move by jumping on one foot
HOSWide(var. of HO) used to express surprise
HOTCommon(var. of HEAT) to make hot
HOWCommon a method of doing something
HOXUltra Rare(var. of HOCK) to pawn
HOYRare a heavy barge or scow
HUBCommon the center of a wheel
HUECommon color
HUGCommon to clasp tightly in the arms
HUHCommon used to express surprise
HUIUltra Rare a Maori gathering
HUMCommon to sing without opening the lips or saying words
HUNRare a barbarous, destructive person
HUPUltra Rare used to mark a marching cadence
HUTCommon to live in a hut (a simple shelter)
HYEUltra Rare(var. of HASTEN) to hurry

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