1473 Adjectives That End With Y

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ablutionary (adjective) cleansing the body by washing; especially ritual washing of e.g. hands cleansing
abolitionary (adjective) relating to or favoring abolition, especially abolition of slavery -
absolvitory (adjective) providing absolution exonerative, forgiving
acceleratory (adjective) tending to increase velocity accelerative
accessary (adjective) aiding and abetting in a crime accessory
accessory (adjective) aiding and abetting in a crime accessary
accessory (adjective) furnishing added support adjunct, adjuvant, ancillary, appurtenant, auxiliary
accretionary (adjective) marked or produced by accretion -
accusatory (adjective) containing or expressing accusation accusative, accusing, accusive
achy (adjective) causing a dull and steady pain aching
adjudicatory (adjective) concerned with adjudicating adjudicative
adjuratory (adjective) earnestly or solemnly entreating -
adjuratory (adjective) containing a solemn charge or command -
admonitory (adjective) serving to warn monitory, exemplary, warning, cautionary
admonitory (adjective) expressing reproof or reproach especially as a corrective reproachful, reproving, admonishing
adulatory (adjective) obsequiously complimentary flattering
advisory (adjective) giving advice consultative, consultatory, consultive
aery (adjective) characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; as impalpable or intangible as air ethereal, aerial, aeriform, airy
affirmatory (adjective) affirming or giving assent affirmative
airworthy (adjective) (of aircraft) fit to fly -
airy (adjective) open to or abounding in fresh air aired
airy (adjective) not practical or realizable; speculative impractical, windy, visionary, Laputan
airy (adjective) having little or no perceptible weight; so light as to resemble air -
airy (adjective) characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; as impalpable or intangible as air ethereal, aerial, aeriform, aery
alary (adjective) having or resembling wings wing-shaped, alar, aliform
aldermanly (adjective) of or relating to or like an alderman aldermanic
aleatory (adjective) dependent on chance -
alimentary (adjective) of or providing nourishment nourishing, nutrient, nutritious, nutritive, alimental
alleviatory (adjective) moderating pain or sorrow by making it easier to bear mitigative, mitigatory, palliative, alleviative, lenitive
almighty (adjective) having unlimited power omnipotent, all-powerful
amatory (adjective) expressive of or exciting sexual love or romance romantic, amorous
ambulatory (adjective) able to walk about ambulant
ambulatory (adjective) relating to or adapted for walking -
amelioratory (adjective) tending to ameliorate meliorative, ameliorating, ameliorative
amendatory (adjective) effecting amendment -
ampullary (adjective) of or related to an ampulla ampullar
ancillary (adjective) furnishing added support accessory, adjunct, adjuvant, appurtenant, auxiliary
angry (adjective) feeling or showing anger -
angry (adjective) (of the elements) as if showing violent anger raging, wild, furious, tempestuous
angry (adjective) severely inflamed and painful -
annunciatory (adjective) relating to the act of announcing or being announced -
antennary (adjective) of or relating to antennae antennal
anticipatory (adjective) in anticipation prevenient
antifertility (adjective) capable of preventing conception or impregnation prophylactic, contraceptive
antimonopoly (adjective) of laws and regulations; designed to protect trade and commerce from unfair business practices antitrust
antiphonary (adjective) relating to or resembling an antiphon or antiphony antiphonal
antsy (adjective) nervous and unable to relax restless, itchy, fidgety, fretful
any (adjective) one or some or every or all without specification; entity, elective existential pronoun; quantifier, elective existential whatever, whatsoever
applicatory (adjective) readily applicable or practical applicative
approbatory (adjective) expressing or manifesting praise or approval plausive, affirmative, approbative, approving
arbitrary (adjective) based on or subject to individual discretion or preference or sometimes impulse or caprice -
arborary (adjective) of or relating to or formed by trees arboreal, arborical, arborous
armillary (adjective) of or relating to bracelets -
articulary (adjective) relating to or affecting the joints of the body articular
articulatory (adjective) of or relating to articulation articulative
arty (adjective) showily imitative of art or artists -
ashy (adjective) of a light grey ash-gray, ash-grey
assimilatory (adjective) capable of taking (gas, light, or liquids) into a solution assimilating, assimilative
associatory (adjective) characterized by or causing or resulting from the process of bringing ideas or events together in memory or imagination associative
auditory (adjective) of or relating to the process of hearing audile, auditive
auscultatory (adjective) of or relating to auscultation -
auxiliary (adjective) functioning in a supporting capacity subsidiary, supplemental, supplementary
auxiliary (adjective) furnishing added support accessory, adjunct, adjuvant, ancillary, appurtenant
away (adjective) used of an opponent's ground -
away (adjective) not present; having left -
away (adjective) (of a baseball pitch) on the far side of home plate from the batter outside
aweary (adjective) physically and mentally fatigued weary
awny (adjective) having awns i.e. bristlelike or hairlike appendages on the flowering parts of some cereals and grasses awned
awry (adjective) turned or twisted toward one side wonky, skew-whiff, cockeyed, askew, lopsided
awry (adjective) not functioning properly haywire, wrong, amiss
axillary (adjective) of or relating to the axil alar
axillary (adjective) of or relating to the armpit -
bacillary (adjective) formed like a bacillus rod-shaped, bacillar, bacilliform, baculiform
bacillary (adjective) relating to or produced by or containing bacilli bacillar
baggy (adjective) not fitting closely; hanging loosely sloppy, loose-fitting
balky (adjective) refusing to proceed, act or work balking
bally (adjective) informal intensifiers crashing, blinking, bloody, blooming, flaming, fucking
balmy (adjective) informal or slang terms for mentally irregular round the bend, nuts, nutty, haywire, daft, dotty, kookie, kooky, wacky, whacky, cracked, crackers, around the bend, barmy, bats, batty, bonkers, buggy, fruity, loco, loony, loopy
balmy (adjective) mild and pleasant mild, soft
balsamy (adjective) of or relating to or containing balsam balsamic
bandy (adjective) have legs that curve outward at the knees bandy-legged, bowed, bowleg, bowlegged
barky (adjective) resembling the rough bark of a tree -
barmy (adjective) marked by spirited enjoyment zestful, zesty, yeasty
barmy (adjective) informal or slang terms for mentally irregular round the bend, nuts, nutty, haywire, daft, dotty, kookie, kooky, wacky, whacky, cracked, crackers, around the bend, balmy, bats, batty, bonkers, buggy, fruity, loco, loony, loopy
basilary (adjective) of or relating to or located at the base basilar
bastardly (adjective) born out of wedlock misbegot, misbegotten, spurious
bastardly (adjective) of no value or worth mean
batty (adjective) informal or slang terms for mentally irregular round the bend, nuts, nutty, haywire, daft, dotty, kookie, kooky, wacky, whacky, cracked, crackers, around the bend, balmy, barmy, bats, bonkers, buggy, fruity, loco, loony, loopy
bawdy (adjective) humorously vulgar ribald, off-color
bay (adjective) (used of animals especially a horse) of a moderate reddish-brown color -
beady (adjective) small and round and shiny like a shiny bead or button beadlike, buttonlike, buttony
beady (adjective) covered with beads or jewels or sequins jeweled, jewelled, gemmed, sequined, spangled, spangly
beamy (adjective) broad in the beam -
beamy (adjective) radiating or as if radiating light radiant, refulgent, effulgent, beaming
beastly (adjective) (informal) very unpleasant hellish, god-awful
beastly (adjective) resembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility bestial, brutal, brute, brutish
beefy (adjective) muscular and heavily built husky, strapping, buirdly, burly
beery (adjective) smelling of beer -
beggarly (adjective) marked by poverty befitting a beggar mean
beggarly (adjective) (used of sums of money) so small in amount as to deserve contempt mean
benedictory (adjective) expressing benediction benedictive
beneficiary (adjective) having or arising from a benefice -
bicentenary (adjective) of or relating to or completing a period of 200 years bicentennial
bilgy (adjective) smelling like bilge water -
biliary (adjective) relating to or containing bile bilious
biliary (adjective) relating to the bile ducts or the gallbladder -
billowy (adjective) characterized by great swelling waves or surges surging, billowing
bimonthly (adjective) occurring twice a month semimonthly
bimonthly (adjective) occurring every two months bimestrial
binary (adjective) consisting of two (units or components or elements or terms) -
binary (adjective) of or pertaining to a number system have 2 as its base -
bitchy (adjective) marked by or arising from malice cattish, catty
bitey (adjective) Having a tendency to bite aggressively -
bitty (adjective) (used informally) little or tiny itsy-bitsy, itty-bitty, wee, weensy, weeny, bittie, teensy, teensy-weensy, teentsy, teeny, teeny-weeny
biweekly (adjective) occurring every two weeks fortnightly
biweekly (adjective) occurring twice a week semiweekly
biyearly (adjective) occurring every second year biennial
biyearly (adjective) occurring or payable twice each year half-yearly, semiannual, biannual
blabby (adjective) unwisely talking too much bigmouthed, blabbermouthed, talkative
blackguardly (adjective) lacking principles or scruples rascally, roguish, scoundrelly
bladdery (adjective) resembling a bladder bladderlike
blameworthy (adjective) deserving blame or censure as being wrong or evil or injurious censurable, culpable, blamable, blameable, blameful
bleary (adjective) tired to the point of exhaustion blear, blear-eyed, bleary-eyed
bleary (adjective) indistinct or hazy in outline hazy, muzzy, blurred, blurry, foggy, fuzzy
blebby (adjective) covered with small blisters blistery
blebby (adjective) (of glass or quartzite) marred by small bubbles or small particles of foreign material blebbed
blistery (adjective) hot enough to raise (or as if to raise) blisters blistering
blistery (adjective) covered with small blisters blebby
blocky (adjective) resembling a block in shape blockish
bloodguilty (adjective) guilty of murder or bloodshed -

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