Vocabulary questions

Apart from 'angry' and 'hungry', what other common English word ends in '-gry'?

Are there any English words containing the same letter three times in a row?

Are there any words in the English language that have all five vowels with no intervening consonants?

Are there any words that only exist in the plural form?

Are there any words that rhyme with orange?

Are there words that contain the letter 'q' without a 'u' following it?

Does 'bimonthly' mean 'twice a month' or 'every two months'?

Female cattle are cows, male cattle are bulls. But what word do you use if you don't want to specify an animal's sex?

How do you describe a person who does not eat meat, but eats fish?

How many is a billion?

Is 'bookkeeper' the only English word with three consecutive repeated letters?

Is there a term for the study of love?

Is there a word for a baby hedgehog?

Is there a word like 'siblings' for nephews and nieces collectively?

Is there a word which describes the fear of Friday the 13th?

Is there an eight letter word with five vowels in a row?

What English words end in -dous?

What comes after once, twice, thrice?

What comes after primary, secondary, tertiary?

What is the collective term for a group of cats?

What is the female equivalent of a misogynist?

What is the female equivalent of brethren?

What is the female equivalent of fraternal?

What is the frequency of the letters of the alphabet in English?

What is the longest one-syllable English word?

What is the longest English word containing no letter more than once?

What is the longest English word?

What is the name for a sentence that contains all 26 letters of the alphabet?

What is the only word in the English language that ends with the letters -mt?

What is the opposite of exceed?

What is the opposite of hibernation?

What is the opposite of juvenilia?

What is the opposite of nocturnal?

What is the opposite of uxorious?

What is the term for a word that has two opposite meanings?

What is the term for a new word made by combining parts of existing words?

What is the term for a pattern of letters or words that helps you remember something?

What is the word for a fear of ... ?

What is the term for a word that's spelled the same as another word but has a different meaning?

What is the term for a word which is another word spelled backwards?

What is the word for people who collect ... ?

What is the term for words that sound similar to the things they describe?

What is the term for a phrase combining two words that mean the opposite of each other?

What word contains the five vowels (a, e, i, o,u) in the right order?

What words in the English language contain two u's in a row?

Why does 'unisex' refer to something to do with both sexes, not just one sex?


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