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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WABUltra Rare a web
WADCommon to form into a wad (a small mass of soft material)
WAEUltra Rare(var. of WOE) tremendous grief
WAGCommon to move briskly up and down or to and fro
WAIWide water
WANCommon(var. of WAN) unnaturally pale
WAPUltra Rare(var. of WRAP) to enclose in something wound or folded about
WARCommon to engage in war (a state of open, armed conflict)
WASCommon(var. of BE) to have actuality
WATRare(var. of WET) covered or saturated with a liquid
WAWRare(var. of VAV) a Hebrew letter
WAXCommon to coat with wax (a natural, heat-sensitive substance)
WAYCommon a method of doing something
WEBCommon to provide with a web (an interlaced fabric or structure)
WEDCommon(var. of MARRY) to enter into marriage
WEECommon very small
WEMUltra Rare a womb
WENWide a benign tumor of the skin
WETCommon(var. of WET) covered or saturated with a liquid
WEXUltra Rare(var. of WAX) to coat with wax (a natural, heat-sensitive substance)
WEYUltra Rare a measure or weight for dry goods
WHAUltra Rare(var. of WHO) what or which person or persons
WHOCommon what or which person or persons
WHYCommon the reason or cause of something
WIGCommon to provide with a wig (an artificial covering of hair for the head)
WINCommon(var. of WINNOW) to free grain from impurities
WISUltra Rare to know -- WIS and WIST are the only accepted forms of this verb; it cannot be conjugated further
WIZWide a very clever or skillful person
WOECommon tremendous grief
WOFWide a fool
WOGWide a dark-skinned foreigner
WOKCommon a cooking utensil
WONCommon(var. of DWELL) to reside
WOOCommon to seek the affection of
WOPWide(var. of WHIP) to strike with a whip (an instrument for administering corporal punishment)
WOSUltra Rare(var. of WO) woe
WOTCommon(var. of KNOW) to have a true understanding of
WOWCommon to excite to enthusiastic approval
WOXUltra Rare(var. of WAX) to coat with wax (a natural, heat-sensitive substance)
WRYCommon(var. of CONTORT) to twist out of shape
WUDUltra Rare(var. of INSANE) mentally unsound
WUSUltra Rare a term for a pal
WYEUltra Rare the letter Y
WYNUltra Rare(var. of WYNN) the rune for W

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