888 Nouns That End With K

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aardvark (noun) nocturnal burrowing mammal of the grasslands of Africa that feeds on termites; sole extant representative of the order Tubulidentata Synonyms: Orycteropus afer, ant bear, anteater
abelmosk (noun) bushy herb of tropical Asia grown for its yellow or pink to scarlet blooms that resemble the hibiscus Synonyms: Hibiscus moschatus, musk mallow, Abelmoschus moschatus
afterdeck (noun) a deck abaft of midships
aftershock (noun) a tremor (or one of a series of tremors) occurring after the main shock of an earthquake
airdock (noun) a large structure at an airport where aircraft can be stored and maintained Synonyms: repair shed, hangar
airlock (noun) a chamber that provides access to space where air is under pressure Synonyms: air lock
alpenstock (noun) a stout staff with a metal point; used by mountain climbers
amberjack (noun) any of several amber to coppery fork-tailed warm-water carangid fishes Synonyms: amberfish
anorak (noun) a kind of heavy jacket Synonyms: parka, windbreaker, windcheater
antiknock (noun) any of various compounds that are added to gasoline to reduce engine knocking
antiquark (noun) the antiparticle of a quark
apparatchik (noun) a humorous but derogatory term for an official of a large organization (especially a political organization)
(noun) a communist who was a member of the administrative system of a communist party
applejack (noun) distilled from hard cider
arak (noun) any of various strong liquors distilled from the fermented sap of toddy palms or from fermented molasses Synonyms: arrack
ark (noun) a boat built by Noah to save his family and animals from the flood
arrack (noun) any of various strong liquors distilled from the fermented sap of toddy palms or from fermented molasses Synonyms: arak
artwork (noun) photographs or other visual representations in a printed publication Synonyms: art, graphics, nontextual matter
asterisk (noun) a star-shaped character * used in printing Synonyms: star
attack (noun) (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons) Synonyms: onrush, onset, onslaught
(noun) an offensive move in a sport or game
(noun) intense adverse criticism Synonyms: blast, fire, flack, flak
(noun) ideas or actions intended to deal with a problem or situation Synonyms: approach, plan of attack
(noun) the act of attacking Synonyms: attempt
(noun) a decisive manner of beginning a musical tone or phrase Synonyms: tone-beginning
(noun) a sudden occurrence of an uncontrollable condition
(noun) the onset of a corrosive or destructive process (as by a chemical agent)
(noun) strong criticism
auk (noun) black-and-white short-necked web-footed diving bird of northern seas
babytalk (noun) an adult's imitation of the speech of a young child Synonyms: motherese, baby talk
(noun) the developing speech of a young child Synonyms: baby talk
back (noun) the posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine Synonyms: dorsum
(noun) the side that goes last or is not normally seen Synonyms: rear
(noun) the part of something that is furthest from the normal viewer Synonyms: rear
(noun) (football) a person who plays in the backfield
(noun) the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord Synonyms: backbone, spine, rachis, spinal column, vertebral column
(noun) the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book Synonyms: cover, binding, book binding
(noun) the part of a garment that covers the back of your body
(noun) a support that you can lean against while sitting Synonyms: backrest
(noun) (American football) the position of a player on a football team who is stationed behind the line of scrimmage
backpack (noun) a bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulder Synonyms: rucksack, haversack, packsack, knapsack, back pack
backtalk (noun) an impudent or insolent rejoinder Synonyms: mouth, lip, sass, sassing, back talk
bailiwick (noun) the area over which a bailiff has jurisdiction
(noun) a branch of knowledge Synonyms: field, discipline, study, subject, subject area, subject field, field of study
baldrick (noun) a wide (ornamented) belt worn over the right shoulder to support a sword or bugle by the left hip Synonyms: baldric
balk (noun) the area on a billiard table behind the balkline Synonyms: baulk
(noun) something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress Synonyms: baulk, hinderance, hindrance, check, impediment, handicap, deterrent
(noun) one of several parallel sloping beams that support a roof Synonyms: baulk, rafter
(noun) an illegal pitching motion while runners are on base
ballcock (noun) floating ball that controls level in a water tank Synonyms: ball cock
ballock (noun) one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens Synonyms: ball, nut, bollock, orchis, egg, testicle, testis
ballpark (noun) a facility in which ball games are played (especially baseball games) Synonyms: park
(noun) near to the scope or range of something Synonyms: approximate range
bank (noun) sloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water)
(noun) a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities Synonyms: depository financial institution, banking company, banking concern
(noun) a long ridge or pile
(noun) an arrangement of similar objects in a row or in tiers
(noun) a supply or stock held in reserve for future use (especially in emergencies)
(noun) the funds held by a gambling house or the dealer in some gambling games
(noun) a slope in the turn of a road or track; the outside is higher than the inside in order to reduce the effects of centrifugal force Synonyms: camber, cant
(noun) a container (usually with a slot in the top) for keeping money at home Synonyms: savings bank, money box, coin bank
(noun) a building in which the business of banking is transacted Synonyms: bank building
(noun) a flight maneuver; aircraft tips laterally about its longitudinal axis (especially in turning)
bankbook (noun) a record of deposits and withdrawals and interest held by depositors at certain banks Synonyms: passbook
bannock (noun) a flat bread made of oat or barley flour; common in New England and Scotland
bark (noun) tough protective covering of the woody stems and roots of trees and other woody plants
(noun) a noise resembling the bark of a dog
(noun) a sailing ship with 3 (or more) masts Synonyms: barque
(noun) the sound made by a dog
barmbrack (noun) a rich currant cake or bun
barrack (noun) a building or group of buildings used to house military personnel
basilisk (noun) (classical mythology) a serpent (or lizard or dragon) able to kill with its breath or glance
(noun) ancient brass cannon
(noun) small crested arboreal lizard able to run on its hind legs; of tropical America
bassarisk (noun) raccoon-like omnivorous mammal of Mexico and the southwestern United States having a long bushy tail with black and white rings Synonyms: raccoon fox, ring-tailed cat, ringtail, miner's cat, cacomistle, cacomixle, civet cat, coon cat, Bassariscus astutus
batik (noun) a dyed fabric; a removable wax is used where the dye is not wanted
baulk (noun) the area on a billiard table behind the balkline Synonyms: balk
(noun) something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress Synonyms: balk, hinderance, hindrance, check, impediment, handicap, deterrent
(noun) one of several parallel sloping beams that support a roof Synonyms: balk, rafter
beadwork (noun) ornamentation with beads Synonyms: beading
(noun) a beaded molding for edging or decorating furniture Synonyms: astragal, bead, beading
beak (noun) beaklike mouth of animals other than birds (e.g., turtles)
(noun) horny projecting mouth of a bird Synonyms: bill, nib, pecker, neb
(noun) a beaklike, tapering tip on certain plant structures
(noun) informal terms for the nose Synonyms: nozzle, hooter, honker, schnoz, schnozzle, snoot, snout
beanstalk (noun) stem of a bean plant
beatnik (noun) a member of the beat generation; a nonconformist in dress and behavior Synonyms: beat
beck (noun) a beckoning gesture
bedrock (noun) solid unweathered rock lying beneath surface deposits of soil
(noun) principles from which other truths can be derived Synonyms: basic principle, basics, fundamental principle, fundamentals
beefsteak (noun) a beef steak usually cooked by broiling
benchmark (noun) a standard by which something can be measured or judged
(noun) a surveyor's mark on a permanent object of predetermined position and elevation used as a reference point Synonyms: bench mark
benedick (noun) a newly married man (especially one who has long been a bachelor) Synonyms: benedict
berk (noun) a stupid person who is easy to take advantage of
berserk (noun) one of the ancient Norse warriors legendary for working themselves into a frenzy before a battle and fighting with reckless savagery and insane fury Synonyms: berserker
billhook (noun) a cutting tool with a sharp edge Synonyms: bill
billystick (noun) a short stout club used primarily by policemen Synonyms: nightstick, baton, billy, billy club, truncheon
bioattack (noun) the use of bacteria or viruses or toxins to destroy men and animals or food Synonyms: BW, biologic attack, biological attack, biological warfare
biofeedback (noun) a training program in which a person is given information about physiological processes (heart rate or blood pressure) that is not normally available with the goal of gaining conscious control of them
birchbark (noun) a canoe made with the bark of a birch tree Synonyms: birch bark, birchbark canoe
birthmark (noun) a blemish on the skin that is formed before birth Synonyms: nevus
bismark (noun) a raised doughnut filled with jelly or jam Synonyms: jelly doughnut, Berlin doughnut
bispak (noun) A sexually promiscuous Indonesian woman
bitok (noun) a Russian dish made with patties of ground meat (mixed with onions and bread and milk) and served with a sauce of sour cream
bitstock (noun) a carpenter's tool having a crank handle for turning and a socket to hold a bit for boring Synonyms: brace
black (noun) the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white) Synonyms: inkiness, blackness
(noun) total absence of light Synonyms: blackness, pitch blackness, total darkness, lightlessness
(noun) (board games) the darker pieces
(noun) black clothing (worn as a sign of mourning)
blackbuck (noun) common Indian antelope with a dark back and spiral horns Synonyms: Antilope cervicapra, black buck
blackcock (noun) male black grouse Synonyms: black cock
blackjack (noun) a common scrubby deciduous tree of central and southeastern United States having dark bark and broad three-lobed (club-shaped) leaves; tends to form dense thickets Synonyms: jack oak, Quercus marilandica, blackjack oak
(noun) a piece of metal covered by leather with a flexible handle; used for hitting people Synonyms: sap, cosh
(noun) a flag usually bearing a white skull and crossbones on a black background; indicates a pirate ship Synonyms: Jolly Roger, pirate flag, black flag
(noun) a gambling game using cards; the object is to hold cards having a higher count than those dealt to the banker up to but not exceeding 21 Synonyms: vingt-et-un, twenty-one
bladderwrack (noun) similar to and found with black rockweed Synonyms: Ascophyllum nodosum
(noun) a common rockweed used in preparing kelp and as manure Synonyms: tang, black rockweed, bladder fucus, Fucus vesiculosus
blank (noun) a blank character used to separate successive words in writing or printing Synonyms: space
(noun) a blank gap or missing part Synonyms: lacuna
(noun) a piece of material ready to be made into something
(noun) a cartridge containing an explosive charge but no bullet Synonyms: dummy, blank shell
blink (noun) a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly Synonyms: nictation, nictitation, eye blink, wink, winking, blinking
block (noun) a solid piece of something (usually having flat rectangular sides)
(noun) a rectangular area in a city surrounded by streets and usually containing several buildings Synonyms: city block
(noun) a three-dimensional shape with six square or rectangular sides Synonyms: cube
(noun) a number or quantity of related things dealt with as a unit
(noun) housing in a large building that is divided into separate units
(noun) (computer science) a sector or group of sectors that function as the smallest data unit permitted
(noun) an inability to remember or think of something you normally can do; often caused by emotional tension Synonyms: mental block
(noun) a simple machine consisting of a wheel with a groove in which a rope can run to change the direction or point of application of a force applied to the rope Synonyms: pulley, pulley block, pulley-block
(noun) a metal casting containing the cylinders and cooling ducts of an engine Synonyms: engine block, cylinder block
(noun) an obstruction in a pipe or tube Synonyms: occlusion, stop, stoppage, closure, blockage
(noun) a platform from which an auctioneer sells Synonyms: auction block
(noun) the act of obstructing or deflecting someone's movements Synonyms: blocking
bloodstock (noun) thoroughbred horses (collectively)
blowback (noun) the backward escape of gases and unburned gunpowder after a gun is fired Synonyms: backfire
(noun) misinformation resulting from the recirculation into the source country of disinformation previously planted abroad by that country's intelligence service
(noun) Blowback is a system of operation for self-loading firearms that obtains energy from the motion of the cartridge case as it is pushed to the rear by expanding gases created by the ignition of the propellant charge.
bluetick (noun) a very fast American hound; white mottled with bluish grey
boardwalk (noun) a walkway made of wooden boards; usually at seaside
bobbysock (noun) a sock that reaches just above the ankle Synonyms: anklet, anklets, bobbysocks
bobolink (noun) migratory American songbird Synonyms: reedbird, ricebird, Dolichonyx oryzivorus
bock (noun) a very strong lager traditionally brewed in the fall and aged through the winter for consumption in the spring Synonyms: bock beer
bodywork (noun) the exterior body of a motor vehicle
(noun) the work of making or repairing vehicle bodies
bollock (noun) one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens Synonyms: ball, nut, orchis, egg, ballock, testicle, testis
(noun) a pulley-block at the head of a topmast Synonyms: bullock block
book (noun) a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together)
(noun) physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together Synonyms: volume
(noun) a compilation of the known facts regarding something or someone Synonyms: record, record book
(noun) a written version of a play or other dramatic composition; used in preparing for a performance Synonyms: playscript, script
(noun) a record in which commercial accounts are recorded Synonyms: ledger, account book, book of account, leger
(noun) a collection of playing cards satisfying the rules of a card game
(noun) a collection of rules or prescribed standards on the basis of which decisions are made Synonyms: rule book
(noun) a major division of a long written composition
(noun) a number of sheets (ticket or stamps etc.) bound together on one edge
bookmark (noun) a marker (a piece of paper or ribbon) placed between the pages of a book to mark the reader's place Synonyms: bookmarker
bootblack (noun) a person who polishes shoes and boots Synonyms: shoeblack
bootjack (noun) has V-shaped notch for pulling off boots
bosk (noun) a small wooded area
bottleneck (noun) a narrowing that reduces the flow through a channel Synonyms: chokepoint, constriction
(noun) the narrow part of a bottle near the top
breadstick (noun) a crisp stick-shaped roll; often served with soup Synonyms: bread-stick
break (noun) some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity Synonyms: interruption
(noun) an unexpected piece of good luck Synonyms: good luck, happy chance
(noun) (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other Synonyms: shift, fault, fracture, geological fault, faulting
(noun) a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions) Synonyms: rupture, severance, breach, rift, falling out
(noun) a pause from doing something (as work) Synonyms: recess, respite, time out
(noun) the act of breaking something Synonyms: breakage, breaking
(noun) a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something Synonyms: intermission, interruption, pause, suspension
(noun) breaking of hard tissue such as bone Synonyms: fracture
(noun) the occurrence of breaking
(noun) an abrupt change in the tone or register of the voice (as at puberty or due to emotion)
(noun) the opening shot that scatters the balls in billiards or pool
(noun) (tennis) a score consisting of winning a game when your opponent was serving Synonyms: break of serve
(noun) an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity Synonyms: interruption, disruption, gap
(noun) a sudden dash
(noun) any frame in which a bowler fails to make a strike or spare Synonyms: open frame
(noun) an escape from jail Synonyms: jailbreak, prison-breaking, prisonbreak, gaolbreak, breakout
breastwork (noun) fortification consisting of a low wall Synonyms: parapet
breechblock (noun) a metal block in breech-loading firearms that is withdrawn to insert a cartridge and replaced to close the breech before firing Synonyms: breech closer
brick (noun) rectangular block of clay baked by the sun or in a kiln; used as a building or paving material
(noun) a good fellow; helpful and trustworthy
brickwork (noun) masonry done with bricks and mortar
bridgework (noun) a denture anchored to teeth on either side of missing teeth Synonyms: bridge
brink (noun) a region marking a boundary Synonyms: threshold, verge
(noun) the edge of a steep place
(noun) the limit beyond which something happens or changes Synonyms: verge
brook (noun) a natural stream of water smaller than a river (and often a tributary of a river) Synonyms: creek
broomstick (noun) the handle of a broom Synonyms: broom handle
brushwork (noun) an artist's distinctive technique of applying paint with a brush
buck (noun) a gymnastic horse without pommels and with one end elongated; used lengthwise for vaulting Synonyms: vaulting horse, long horse
(noun) a piece of paper money worth one dollar Synonyms: clam, dollar, dollar bill, one dollar bill
(noun) a framework for holding wood that is being sawed Synonyms: horse, sawbuck, sawhorse
(noun) mature male of various mammals (especially deer or antelope)
bulk (noun) the property resulting from being or relating to the greater in number of two parts; the main part Synonyms: majority
(noun) the property of something that is great in magnitude Synonyms: mass, volume
(noun) the property possessed by a large mass
bullock (noun) young bull
(noun) castrated bull Synonyms: steer
bulwark (noun) an embankment built around a space for defensive purposes Synonyms: rampart, wall
(noun) a fencelike structure around a deck
(noun) a protective structure of stone or concrete; extends from shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing away Synonyms: jetty, mole, groin, groyne, seawall, breakwater
bunk (noun) a long trough for feeding cattle Synonyms: feed bunk
(noun) a bed on a ship or train; usually in tiers Synonyms: berth, built in bed
(noun) a rough bed (as at a campsite)
(noun) unacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false statements) Synonyms: rot, hogwash, guff, buncombe, bunkum
(noun) a message that seems to convey no meaning Synonyms: nonsense, nonsensicality, hokum, meaninglessness
(noun) beds built one above the other Synonyms: bunk bed

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