960 Nouns That Start With N

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Word Definitions Synonyms
n (noun) the 14th letter of the Roman alphabet Synonyms: N
naan (noun) leavened bread baked in a clay oven in India; usually shaped like a teardrop Synonyms: nan
nabob (noun) a governor in India during the Mogul empire Synonyms: nawab
(noun) a wealthy man (especially one who made his fortune in the Orient)
naboom (noun) small tree of dry open parts of southern Africa having erect angled branches suggesting candelabra Synonyms: Euphorbia ingens, cactus euphorbia
nabumetone (noun) a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Relafen) Synonyms: Relafen
nacelle (noun) a streamlined enclosure for an aircraft engine
nacho (noun) a tortilla chip topped with cheese and chili-pepper and broiled
nacre (noun) the iridescent internal layer of a mollusk shell Synonyms: mother-of-pearl
nada (noun) a quantity of no importance; thing (object:), singular, negative pronoun; pronoun, thing, singular; quantifier: negative existential Synonyms: naught, zero, zip, cipher, cypher, zilch, zippo, nil, nix, nothing, null, goose egg, aught
nadir (noun) an extreme state of adversity; the lowest point of anything Synonyms: low-water mark
(noun) the point below the observer that is directly opposite the zenith on the imaginary sphere against which celestial bodies appear to be projected
nadolol (noun) a beta-adrenergic blocking agent (trade name Corgard) that is used to treat hypertension and angina Synonyms: Corgard
nafcillin (noun) a penicillinase-resistant form of penicillin (trade name Nafcil) used (usually in the form of its sodium salt) to treat infections caused by penicillin-resistant strains of staphylococci Synonyms: Nafcil
nag (noun) someone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault Synonyms: nagger, scold, scolder, common scold
(noun) an old or over-worked horse Synonyms: jade, hack, plug
nagami (noun) shrub bearing oval-fruited kumquats Synonyms: nagami kumquat, oval kumquat, Fortunella margarita
nagger (noun) someone (especially a woman) who annoys people by constantly finding fault Synonyms: nag, scold, scolder, common scold
nagi (noun) medium-sized tree having glossy lanceolate leaves; southern China to Taiwan and southern Japan Synonyms: Nageia nagi
naiad (noun) submerged aquatic plant having narrow leaves and small flowers; of fresh or brackish water Synonyms: water nymph
(noun) (Greek mythology) a nymph of lakes and springs and rivers and fountains
naif (noun) a naive or inexperienced person
nail (noun) horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits
(noun) a thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener
(noun) a former unit of length for cloth equal to 1/16 of a yard
nailbrush (noun) a brush used to clean a person's fingernails
nailer (noun) a worker who attaches something by nailing it
nailfile (noun) a small flat file for shaping the nails
nailhead (noun) something resembling the head of a nail that is used as an ornamental device
(noun) flattened boss on the end of nail opposite to the point
nailrod (noun) tall marsh plant with cylindrical seed heads that explode when mature shedding large quantities of down; its long flat leaves are used for making mats and chair seats; of North America, Europe, Asia and North Africa Synonyms: reed mace, reedmace, cat's-tail, bullrush, bulrush, Typha latifolia
nainsook (noun) a soft lightweight muslin used especially for babies
naira (noun) the basic unit of money in Nigeria
naiveness (noun) lack of sophistication or worldliness Synonyms: naivete, naivety
naivete (noun) lack of sophistication or worldliness Synonyms: naiveness, naivety
naivety (noun) lack of sophistication or worldliness Synonyms: naiveness, naivete
nakedness (noun) the state of being without clothing or covering of any kind Synonyms: nudeness, nudity
(noun) a bleak and desolate atmosphere Synonyms: desolation, bareness, bleakness
(noun) characterized by an attitude of ready accessibility (especially about one's actions or purposes); without concealment; not secretive Synonyms: openness
nakedwood (noun) any of several small to medium-sized trees of Florida and West Indies with thin scaly bark and heavy dark heartwood
(noun) tree of extreme southern Florida and West Indies having thin scaly bark and aromatic fruits and seeds and yielding hard heavy close-grained zebrawood Synonyms: Eugenia dicrana
nalorphine (noun) a narcotic antagonist (trade name Nalline) that counteracts the effects of narcotics (especially the effects of poisoning by morphine) Synonyms: Nalline
naloxone (noun) a potent narcotic antagonist (trade name Narcan) especially effective with morphine Synonyms: Narcan
naltrexone (noun) an oral antagonist against the action of opiates
name (noun) a language unit by which a person or thing is known
(noun) a person's reputation
(noun) family based on male descent Synonyms: gens
(noun) a well-known or notable person Synonyms: figure, public figure
(noun) by the sanction or authority of
(noun) a defamatory or abusive word or phrase Synonyms: epithet
nameko (noun) one of the most important fungi cultivated in Japan Synonyms: Pholiota nameko, viscid mushroom
namelessness (noun) the state of being anonymous Synonyms: anonymity
nameplate (noun) a plate bearing a name
namer (noun) a person who gives a name or names
names (noun) verbal abuse; a crude substitute for argument Synonyms: name calling
namesake (noun) a person with the same name as another
naming (noun) the verbal act of naming
(noun) the act of putting a person into a non-elective position Synonyms: designation, appointment, assignment
nammad (noun) an embroidered rug made from a coarse Indian felt Synonyms: numdah, numdah rug
nan (noun) your grandmother
(noun) the mother of your father or mother Synonyms: granny, nanna, gran, grandma, grandmother, grannie
(noun) leavened bread baked in a clay oven in India; usually shaped like a teardrop Synonyms: naan
nance (noun) offensive term for a homosexual man Synonyms: pouf, queen, fag, faggot, fagot, pansy, poof, poove, queer, fairy
nandrolone (noun) an androgen (trade names Durabolin or Kabolin) that is used to treat testosterone deficiency or breast cancer or osteoporosis Synonyms: Durabolin, Kabolin
nandu (noun) smaller of two tall fast-running flightless birds similar to ostriches but three-toed; found from Peru to Strait of Magellan Synonyms: rhea, Pterocnemia pennata
nanism (noun) a genetic abnormality resulting in short stature Synonyms: dwarfism
nankeen (noun) a durable fabric formerly loomed by hand in China from natural cotton having a yellowish color
nanna (noun) the mother of your father or mother Synonyms: granny, nan, gran, grandma, grandmother, grannie
nanny (noun) a woman who is the custodian of children Synonyms: nurse, nursemaid
(noun) female goat Synonyms: nanny-goat, she-goat
nanocephaly (noun) an abnormally small head and underdeveloped brain Synonyms: microcephalus, microcephaly
nanogram (noun) one billionth (1/1,000,000,000) gram Synonyms: ng
nanomachine (noun) a machine of the size of close to one nanometre
nanometer (noun) a metric unit of length equal to one billionth of a meter Synonyms: nanometre, nm, micromillimeter, micromillimetre, millimicron
nanometre (noun) a metric unit of length equal to one billionth of a meter Synonyms: nanometer, nm, micromillimeter, micromillimetre, millimicron
nanomia (noun) small creatures resembling pieces of fuzzy rope; each with a cluster of swimming bells serving as the head and long elastic tentacles for drawing in prey
nanophthalmos (noun) condition in which both eyes are abnormally small but otherwise normal
nanoplankton (noun) microscopic organisms found in plankton
nanosecond (noun) one billionth (10^-9) of a second; one thousandth of a microsecond
nanotechnology (noun) the branch of engineering that deals with things smaller than 100 nanometers (especially with the manipulation of individual molecules)
nanotube (noun) a fullerene molecule having a cylindrical or toroidal shape Synonyms: carbon nanotube
nanovolt (noun) a unit of potential equal to one billionth of a volt
nanus (noun) a person who is markedly small Synonyms: midget, dwarf
nap (noun) a period of time spent sleeping Synonyms: sleep
(noun) a soft or fuzzy surface texture
(noun) the yarn (as in a rug or velvet or corduroy) that stands up from the weave Synonyms: pile
(noun) sleeping for a short period of time (usually not in bed) Synonyms: short sleep, snooze, catnap, forty winks, light sleep
(noun) a card game similar to whist; usually played for stakes Synonyms: Napoleon
napa (noun) plant with an elongated head of broad stalked leaves resembling celery; used as a vegetable in east Asia Synonyms: Chinese cabbage, celery cabbage, pe-tsai, Brassica rapa pekinensis
napalm (noun) gasoline jelled with aluminum soaps; highly incendiary liquid used in fire bombs and flamethrowers
nape (noun) the back side of the neck Synonyms: nucha, scruff
napery (noun) linens for the dining table Synonyms: table linen
naphazoline (noun) vasoconstrictor (trade names Privine and Sudafed) used in nasal sprays to treat symptoms of nasal congestion and in eyedrops to treat eye irritation Synonyms: Privine, Sudafed
naphtha (noun) any of various volatile flammable liquid hydrocarbon mixtures; used chiefly as solvents
naphthalene (noun) a white crystalline strong-smelling hydrocarbon made from coal tar or petroleum and used in organic synthesis and as a fumigant in mothballs
naphthol (noun) either of two phenols derived from naphthalene
naphthoquinone (noun) a fat-soluble vitamin that helps in the clotting of blood Synonyms: vitamin K, antihemorrhagic factor
napkin (noun) a small piece of table linen that is used to wipe the mouth and to cover the lap in order to protect clothing Synonyms: serviette, table napkin
(noun) garment consisting of a folded cloth drawn up between the legs and fastened at the waist; worn by infants to catch excrement Synonyms: nappy, diaper
napoleon (noun) a rectangular piece of pastry with thin flaky layers and filled with custard cream
napoleoniana (noun) items related to the life of Napoleon (engravings, paintings, books, etc.).
nappy (noun) garment consisting of a folded cloth drawn up between the legs and fastened at the waist; worn by infants to catch excrement Synonyms: napkin, diaper
naprapath (noun) a therapist who practices naprapathy
naprapathy (noun) a drugless method of treatment based on the belief that disease symptoms arise from problems with ligaments and connective tissues
naproxen (noun) a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Naprosyn) used in the treatment of arthritis and musculoskeletal inflammation and moderate pain Synonyms: Naprosyn
napu (noun) chevrotain somewhat larger than the kanchil; found in India and Malaya Synonyms: Tragulus Javanicus
naranjilla (noun) small perennial shrub cultivated in uplands of South America for its edible bright orange fruits resembling tomatoes or oranges Synonyms: Solanum quitoense
narc (noun) a lawman concerned with narcotics violations Synonyms: narcotics agent, nark
narcism (noun) an exceptional interest in and admiration for yourself Synonyms: narcissism, self-love
narcissism (noun) an exceptional interest in and admiration for yourself Synonyms: narcism, self-love
narcissist (noun) someone in love with themselves Synonyms: narcist
narcissus (noun) bulbous plant having erect linear leaves and showy yellow or white flowers either solitary or in clusters
narcist (noun) someone in love with themselves Synonyms: narcissist
narcodollar (noun) money (especially in the form of US dollars) obtained from narcotrafficking. Synonyms: narco-dollar
narcolepsy (noun) a sleep disorder characterized by sudden and uncontrollable episodes of deep sleep
narcoleptic (noun) a person who has narcolepsy
(noun) a soporific drug that produces an uncontrollable desire to sleep
narcosis (noun) unconsciousness induced by narcotics or anesthesia
narcoterrorism (noun) the financing of terrorist activities by participation in the drug trade
narcotic (noun) a drug that produces numbness or stupor; often taken for pleasure or to reduce pain; extensive use can lead to addiction
narcotraffic (noun) traffic in illegal drugs Synonyms: drug traffic, drug trafficking
nard (noun) an aromatic ointment used in antiquity Synonyms: spikenard
nardo (noun) Australian clover fern Synonyms: nardoo, Marsilea drummondii, common nardoo
nardoo (noun) Australian clover fern Synonyms: nardo, Marsilea drummondii, common nardoo
narghile (noun) an oriental tobacco pipe with a long flexible tube connected to a container where the smoke is cooled by passing through water Synonyms: nargileh, hookah, hubble-bubble, hubbly-bubbly, kalian, water pipe, sheesha, shisha, calean, chicha

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