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747 Nouns That End With AN

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abecedarian (noun) a novice learning the rudiments of some subject
academician (noun) someone elected to honorary membership in an academy
(noun) a scholar who is skilled in academic disputation Synonyms: schoolman
(noun) an educator who works at a college or university Synonyms: academic, faculty member
acanthocephalan (noun) any of various worms living parasitically in intestines of vertebrates having a retractile proboscis covered with many hooked spines Synonyms: spiny-headed worm
acanthopterygian (noun) a teleost fish with fins that are supported by sharp inflexible rays Synonyms: spiny-finned fish
acoustician (noun) a physicist who specializes in acoustics
actinian (noun) any sea anemone or related animal Synonyms: actinia, actiniarian
actiniarian (noun) any sea anemone or related animal Synonyms: actinia, actinian
actinomyxidian (noun) of or relating to parasites of worms
actinozoan (noun) sessile marine coelenterates including solitary and colonial polyps; the medusoid phase is entirely suppressed Synonyms: anthozoan
adman (noun) someone whose business is advertising Synonyms: advertiser, advertizer
aesthetician (noun) a worker skilled in giving beauty treatments (manicures and facials etc.) Synonyms: esthetician
(noun) a philosopher who specializes in the nature of beauty Synonyms: esthetician
afghan (noun) a blanket knitted or crocheted in strips or squares; sometimes used as a shawl
(noun) a coat made of sheepskin Synonyms: sheepskin coat
agnathan (noun) eel-shaped vertebrate without jaws or paired appendages including the cyclostomes and some extinct forms Synonyms: jawless fish, jawless vertebrate
aircraftman (noun) a noncommissioned officer in the British Royal Air Force Synonyms: aircraftsman
aircraftsman (noun) a noncommissioned officer in the British Royal Air Force Synonyms: aircraftman
aircrewman (noun) a member of an aircrew
airman (noun) someone who operates an aircraft Synonyms: aeronaut, aviator, flier, flyer
airwoman (noun) a woman aviator Synonyms: aviatress, aviatrix
alderman (noun) a member of a municipal legislative body (as a city council)
alsatian (noun) breed of large shepherd dogs used in police work and as a guide for the blind Synonyms: German police dog, German shepherd, German shepherd dog
amphibian (noun) a flat-bottomed motor vehicle that can travel on land or water Synonyms: amphibious vehicle
(noun) an airplane designed to take off and land on water Synonyms: amphibious aircraft
(noun) cold-blooded vertebrate typically living on land but breeding in water; aquatic larvae undergo metamorphosis into adult form
anatotitan (noun) one of the largest and most famous duck-billed dinosaurs
anchorman (noun) a television reporter who coordinates a broadcast to which several correspondents contribute Synonyms: anchor, anchorperson
antediluvian (noun) any of the early patriarchs who lived prior to the Noachian deluge Synonyms: antediluvian patriarch
(noun) a very old person Synonyms: ancient
anthozoan (noun) sessile marine coelenterates including solitary and colonial polyps; the medusoid phase is entirely suppressed Synonyms: actinozoan
antinomian (noun) a follower of the doctrine of antinomianism
antiquarian (noun) an expert or collector of antiquities Synonyms: antiquary, archaist
anuran (noun) any of various tailless stout-bodied amphibians with long hind limbs for leaping; semiaquatic and terrestrial species Synonyms: frog, salientian, batrachian, toad, toad frog
aplacophoran (noun) deep-water wormlike mollusks lacking calcareous plates on the body but having fine slimy spicules on the covering mantle Synonyms: solenogaster
archosaurian (noun) extinct reptiles including: dinosaurs; plesiosaurs; pterosaurs; ichthyosaurs; thecodonts Synonyms: archosaur, archosaurian reptile
arctan (noun) the inverse function of the tangent; the angle that has a tangent equal to a given number Synonyms: inverse tangent, arc tangent, arctangent
arithmetician (noun) someone who specializes in arithmetic
artilleryman (noun) a serviceman in the artillery Synonyms: machine gunner, gunner, cannoneer
artisan (noun) a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft Synonyms: journeyman, craftsman, artificer
ascidian (noun) minute sedentary marine invertebrate having a saclike body with siphons through which water enters and leaves
ashcan (noun) a bin that holds rubbish until it is collected Synonyms: dustbin, garbage can, wastebin, ash bin, ash-bin, ashbin, trash barrel, trash bin, trash can
assemblyman (noun) someone who is a member of a legislative assembly
assemblywoman (noun) a woman assemblyman
astrakhan (noun) the fur of young lambs
authoritarian (noun) a person who behaves in a tyrannical manner Synonyms: dictator
backwoodsman (noun) a man who lives on the frontier Synonyms: mountain man, frontiersman
baggageman (noun) an attendant who takes care of baggage
bagman (noun) a salesman who travels to call on customers Synonyms: roadman, commercial traveler, commercial traveller, traveling salesman, travelling salesman
(noun) a racketeer assigned to collect or distribute payoff money
balagan (noun) a word for chaos or fiasco borrowed from modern Hebrew (where it is a loan word from Russian)
balbriggan (noun) a cotton knit fabric used for underwear
ban (noun) a decree that prohibits something Synonyms: prohibition, proscription
(noun) 100 bani equal 1 leu in Moldova
(noun) 100 bani equal 1 leu in Romania
(noun) an official prohibition or edict against something Synonyms: forbiddance, banning, forbidding
(noun) a logarithmic unit which measures information or entropy, based on base 10 logarithms and powers of 10. Synonyms: Hart, dit, hartley
bandsman (noun) a player in a band (especially a military band)
banian (noun) East Indian tree that puts out aerial shoots that grow down into the soil forming additional trunks Synonyms: banyan, Indian banyan, East Indian fig tree, banian tree, banyan tree, Ficus bengalensis
(noun) a loose fitting jacket; originally worn in India Synonyms: banyan
banyan (noun) East Indian tree that puts out aerial shoots that grow down into the soil forming additional trunks Synonyms: banian, Indian banyan, East Indian fig tree, banian tree, banyan tree, Ficus bengalensis
(noun) a loose fitting jacket; originally worn in India Synonyms: banian
barbacan (noun) a tower that is part of a defensive structure (such as a castle) Synonyms: barbican
barbarian (noun) a member of an uncivilized people Synonyms: savage
(noun) a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement Synonyms: peasant, Goth, churl, boor, tike, tyke
barbican (noun) a tower that is part of a defensive structure (such as a castle) Synonyms: barbacan
bargeman (noun) someone who operates a barge Synonyms: bargee, lighterman
barman (noun) an employee who mixes and serves alcoholic drinks at a bar Synonyms: mixologist, barkeep, barkeeper, bartender
batman (noun) an orderly assigned to serve a British military officer
batrachian (noun) any of various tailless stout-bodied amphibians with long hind limbs for leaping; semiaquatic and terrestrial species Synonyms: frog, salientian, anuran, toad, toad frog
batsman (noun) (baseball) a ballplayer who is batting Synonyms: batter, hitter, slugger
beadsman (noun) a person who is paid to pray for the soul of another Synonyms: bedesman
bean (noun) any of various edible seeds of plants of the family Leguminosae used for food Synonyms: edible bean
(noun) any of various seeds or fruits that are beans or resemble beans
(noun) any of various leguminous plants grown for their edible seeds and pods Synonyms: bean plant
(noun) informal terms for a human head Synonyms: dome, attic, noggin, noodle, bonce
beautician (noun) someone who works in a beauty parlor Synonyms: cosmetician
bedesman (noun) a person who is paid to pray for the soul of another Synonyms: beadsman
bedpan (noun) a shallow vessel used by a bedridden patient for defecation and urination
beggarman (noun) a man who is a beggar
beggarwoman (noun) a woman who is a beggar
bellman (noun) someone employed as an errand boy and luggage carrier around hotels Synonyms: bellboy, bellhop
benzofuran (noun) a colorless oily compound extracted from coal tar and used in manufacturing synthetic resins Synonyms: coumarone, cumarone
boatman (noun) someone who drives or rides in a boat Synonyms: boater, waterman
bogbean (noun) perennial plant of Europe and America having racemes of white or purplish flowers and intensely bitter trifoliate leaves; often rooting at water margin and spreading across the surface Synonyms: Menyanthes trifoliata, marsh trefoil, water shamrock, bog myrtle, buckbean
bogeyman (noun) an imaginary monster used to frighten children Synonyms: bugaboo, bugbear, booger, boogeyman
bohemian (noun) a nonconformist writer or artist who lives an unconventional life
bondman (noun) a male bound to serve without wages Synonyms: bondsman
(noun) a male slave Synonyms: bondsman
bondsman (noun) a male slave Synonyms: bondman
(noun) someone who signs a bond as surety for someone else Synonyms: bondswoman
(noun) a male bound to serve without wages Synonyms: bondman
bondswoman (noun) someone who signs a bond as surety for someone else Synonyms: bondsman
(noun) a female bound to serve without wages Synonyms: bondmaid, bondwoman
(noun) a female slave Synonyms: bondmaid, bondwoman
bondwoman (noun) a female bound to serve without wages Synonyms: bondmaid, bondswoman
(noun) a female slave Synonyms: bondmaid, bondswoman
boogeyman (noun) an imaginary monster used to frighten children Synonyms: bugaboo, bugbear, booger, bogeyman
bookman (noun) a learned person; someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines Synonyms: scholar, scholarly person
bowman (noun) a person who is expert in the use of a bow and arrow Synonyms: archer
brachyuran (noun) typical crabs
brahman (noun) a member of a social and cultural elite (especially a descendant of an old New England family) Synonyms: brahmin
(noun) a member of the highest of the four Hindu varnas Synonyms: brahmin
(noun) the highest of the four varnas: the priestly or sacerdotal category Synonyms: brahmin
brainpan (noun) the part of the skull that encloses the brain Synonyms: cranium, braincase
brakeman (noun) a railroad employee responsible for a train's brakes
bran (noun) broken husks of the seeds of cereal grains that are separated from the flour by sifting
(noun) food prepared from the husks of cereal grains
branchiopodan (noun) aquatic crustaceans typically having a carapace and many pairs of leaflike appendages used for swimming as well as respiration and feeding Synonyms: branchiopod, branchiopod crustacean
brogan (noun) a thick and heavy shoe Synonyms: work shoe, clodhopper, brogue
bryozoan (noun) sessile aquatic animal forming mossy colonies of small polyps each having a curved or circular ridge bearing tentacles; attach to stones or seaweed and reproduce by budding Synonyms: moss animal, polyzoan, sea mat, sea moss
buckbean (noun) perennial plant of Europe and America having racemes of white or purplish flowers and intensely bitter trifoliate leaves; often rooting at water margin and spreading across the surface Synonyms: Menyanthes trifoliata, marsh trefoil, water shamrock, bog myrtle, bogbean
bushman (noun) a dweller in the Australian bush country
businessman (noun) a person engaged in commercial or industrial business (especially an owner or executive) Synonyms: man of affairs
businesswoman (noun) a female businessperson
busman (noun) someone who drives a bus Synonyms: bus driver
butterbean (noun) small flat green bean similar to lima beans Synonyms: sieva bean, civet bean, butter bean
cabman (noun) someone who drives a taxi for a living Synonyms: hack driver, hack-driver, cabby, cabdriver, taxidriver, taximan, livery driver
caecilian (noun) any of the small slender limbless burrowing wormlike amphibians of the order Gymnophiona; inhabit moist soil in tropical regions Synonyms: blindworm
caesarean (noun) the delivery of a fetus by surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus (from the belief that Julius Caesar was born that way) Synonyms: C-section, caesarean delivery, caesarean section, caesarian, caesarian delivery, caesarian section, cesarean, cesarean delivery, cesarean section, cesarian, cesarian section, abdominal delivery
caesarian (noun) the delivery of a fetus by surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus (from the belief that Julius Caesar was born that way) Synonyms: C-section, caesarean, caesarean delivery, caesarean section, caesarian delivery, caesarian section, cesarean, cesarean delivery, cesarean section, cesarian, cesarian section, abdominal delivery
caftan (noun) a woman's dress style that imitates the caftan cloaks worn by men in the Near East Synonyms: kaftan
(noun) a (cotton or silk) cloak with full sleeves and sash reaching down to the ankles; worn by men in the Levant Synonyms: kaftan
caiman (noun) a semiaquatic reptile of Central and South America that resembles an alligator but has a more heavily armored belly Synonyms: cayman
calean (noun) an oriental tobacco pipe with a long flexible tube connected to a container where the smoke is cooled by passing through water Synonyms: narghile, nargileh, hookah, hubble-bubble, hubbly-bubbly, kalian, water pipe, sheesha, shisha, chicha
cameraman (noun) a photographer who operates a movie camera Synonyms: camera operator, cinematographer
can (noun) airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc. Synonyms: tin, tin can
(noun) the quantity contained in a can Synonyms: canful
(noun) a buoy with a round bottom and conical top Synonyms: can buoy
(noun) the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on Synonyms: rear, seat, backside, bottom, ass, fundament, stern, butt, tail, rear end, rump, nates, hind end, hindquarters, derriere, posterior, prat, keister, arse, behind, bum, buns, buttocks, fanny, tail end, tooshie, tush
(noun) a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination Synonyms: throne, toilet, stool, pot, potty, commode, crapper
(noun) a room or building equipped with one or more toilets Synonyms: toilet, john, privy, bathroom, lav, lavatory

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