1473 Adjectives That End With Y

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

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