5415 Words That Start With P

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p the 16th letter of the Roman alphabet P
pa an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk dada, pop, dad, daddy, papa, pappa
pablum worthless or oversimplified ideas pap
pabulum any substance that can be used as food eatable, edible, victual, victuals, comestible
pabulum insipid intellectual nourishment -
paca large burrowing rodent of South America and Central America; highly esteemed as food Cuniculus paca
pace walk with slow or fast paces -
pace go at a pace -
pace measure (distances) by pacing step
pace regulate or set the pace of -
pace the rate of moving (especially walking or running) gait
pace the distance covered by a step step, stride, footstep
pace the relative speed of progress or change rate
pace a step in walking or running stride, tread
pace the rate of some repeating event tempo
pace a unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44 centimeters; originally taken to be the average length of a stride yard
pacemaker a leading instance in its field pacesetter
pacemaker a specialized bit of heart tissue that controls the heartbeat SA node, sinoatrial node, cardiac pacemaker
pacemaker an implanted electronic device that takes over the function of the natural cardiac pacemaker artificial pacemaker
pacemaker a horse used to set the pace in racing pacesetter, pacer
pacer a horse used to set the pace in racing pacemaker, pacesetter
pacer a horse trained to a special gait in which both feet on one side leave the ground together -
pacesetter a leading instance in its field pacemaker
pacesetter a horse used to set the pace in racing pacemaker, pacer
pacha a civil or military authority in Turkey or Egypt pasha
pachinko a Japanese pinball game played on a vertical board -
pachisi an ancient board game resembling backgammon; played on a cross-shaped board parchesi, parchisi
pachouli small East Indian shrubby mint; fragrant oil from its leaves is used in perfumes patchouli, patchouly, Pogostemon cablin
pachouli a heavy perfume made from the patchouli plant patchouli, patchouly
pachuco a Mexican-American teenager who belongs to a neighborhood gang and who dresses in showy clothes -
pachycephalosaur bipedal herbivore having 10 inches of bone atop its head; largest boneheaded dinosaur ever found pachycephalosaurus
pachycephalosaurus bipedal herbivore having 10 inches of bone atop its head; largest boneheaded dinosaur ever found pachycephalosaur
pachycheilia an abnormal thickness of the lips -
pachyderm any of various nonruminant hoofed mammals having very thick skin: elephant; rhinoceros; hippopotamus -
pachyderma thickening of the skin (usually unilateral on an extremity) caused by congenital enlargement of lymph vessel and lymph vessel obstruction nevoid elephantiasis
pachydermal of or relating to or characteristic of pachyderms pachydermatous, pachydermic, pachydermous
pachydermatous emotionally hardened indurate, callous
pachydermatous of or relating to or characteristic of pachyderms pachydermal, pachydermic, pachydermous
pachydermic of or relating to or characteristic of pachyderms pachydermal, pachydermatous, pachydermous
pachydermous of or relating to or characteristic of pachyderms pachydermal, pachydermatous, pachydermic
pachysandra any plant of the genus Pachysandra; low-growing evergreen herbs or subshrubs having dentate leaves and used as ground cover -
pachytene the third stage of the prophase of meiosis -
pacific disposed to peace or of a peaceful nature peaceable
pacific promoting peace -
pacifically in a peaceable manner peaceably
pacification the act of appeasing someone or causing someone to be more favorably inclined mollification
pacification a treaty to cease hostilities peace, peace treaty
pacification actions taken by a government to defeat insurgency counterinsurgency
pacificism the doctrine that all violence is unjustifiable pacifism, passivism
pacificism the belief that all international disputes can be settled by arbitration pacifism
pacificist someone opposed to violence as a means of settling disputes disarmer, pacifist
pacifier someone who tries to bring peace reconciler, make-peace, peacemaker, conciliator
pacifier anything that serves to pacify -
pacifier device used for an infant to suck or bite on comforter, baby's dummy, teething ring
pacifism the doctrine that all violence is unjustifiable pacificism, passivism
pacifism the belief that all international disputes can be settled by arbitration pacificism
pacifist opposed to war dovish, pacifistic
pacifist someone opposed to violence as a means of settling disputes disarmer, pacificist
pacifistic opposed to war dovish, pacifist
pacifistically in a pacifistic manner -
pacify cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of gentle, mollify, conciliate, appease, assuage, placate, gruntle, lenify
pacify fight violence and try to establish peace in (a location) -
pacing (music) the speed at which a composition is to be played tempo
pacing walking with slow regular strides -
pack arrange in a container -
pack fill to capacity -
pack compress into a wad bundle, wad, compact
pack carry, as on one's back -
pack set up a committee or legislative body with one's own supporters so as to influence the outcome -
pack have with oneself; have on one's person carry, take
pack press tightly together or cram jam, mob, pile, throng
pack hike with a backpack backpack
pack press down tightly tamp, tamp down
pack seal with packing -
pack have the property of being packable or of compacting easily compact
pack load with a pack load down
pack treat the body or any part of it by wrapping it, as with blankets or sheets, and applying compresses to it, or stuffing it to provide cover, containment, or therapy, or to absorb blood -
pack a large indefinite quantity multitude, battalion, plurality, large number
pack a complete collection of similar things -
pack a convenient package or parcel (as of cigarettes or film) -
pack an association of criminals ring, mob, gang
pack an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose camp, ingroup, inner circle, clique, coterie
pack a group of hunting animals -
pack a cream that cleanses and tones the skin face pack
pack a sheet or blanket (either dry or wet) to wrap around the body for its therapeutic effect -
pack a bundle (especially one carried on the back) -
packable capable of being packed -
package a collection of things wrapped or boxed together parcel, packet, bundle
package a wrapped container parcel
package (computer science) written programs or procedures or rules and associated documentation pertaining to the operation of a computer system and that are stored in read/write memory software package, software, software program, software system, computer software
package put into a box box
packaged enclosed in a package or protective covering -
packaging the business of packing -
packaging a message issued in behalf of some product or cause or idea or person or institution promotion, promo, promotional material, publicity
packaging material used to make packages -
packed extremely crowed or filled to capacity jam-packed, jammed
packed pressed together or compressed -
packer a workman employed to pack things into containers bagger, boxer
packer a wholesaler in the meat-packing business meat packer
packer a hiker who wears a backpack backpacker
packet a collection of things wrapped or boxed together parcel, package, bundle
packet (computer science) a message or message fragment -
packet a small package or bundle -
packet a boat for carrying mail mail boat, mailboat, packet boat
packhorse a workhorse used as a pack animal -
packing any material used especially to protect something packing material, wadding
packing the enclosure of something in a package or box boxing
packing carrying something in a pack on the back backpacking
packinghouse a building where foodstuffs are processed and packed -
packinghouse a plant where livestock are slaughtered and processed and packed as meat products packing plant
packman someone who travels about selling his wares (as on the streets or at carnivals) hawker, peddler, pedlar, pitchman
packrat a collector of miscellaneous useless objects -
packrat any of several bushy-tailed rodents of the genus Neotoma of western North America; hoards food and other objects Neotoma cinerea, pack rat, bushytail woodrat, trade rat
packsack a bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulder rucksack, haversack, knapsack, back pack, backpack
packsaddle a saddle for pack animals to which loads can be attached -
packthread a strong three-ply twine used to sew or tie packages -
pact a written agreement between two states or sovereigns accord, treaty
paczki A traditional Polish doughnut. -
pad add details to embellish, blow up, dramatise, dramatize, embroider, aggrandise, aggrandize, lard
pad walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud plod, slog, footslog, tramp, trudge
pad line or stuff with soft material fill out
pad add padding to bolster
pad a number of sheets of paper fastened together along one edge pad of paper, tablet
pad the large floating leaf of an aquatic plant (as the water lily) -
pad a block of absorbent material saturated with ink; used to transfer ink evenly to a rubber stamp inking pad, inkpad, stamp pad
pad a flat mass of soft material used for protection, stuffing, or comfort -
pad a platform from which rockets or space craft are launched launch area, launch pad, launching pad, launchpad
pad temporary living quarters diggings, digs, domiciliation, lodgings
pad the fleshy cushion-like underside of an animal's foot or of a human's finger -
padauk tree native to southeastern Asia having reddish wood with a mottled or striped black grain Pterocarpus indicus, padouk, amboyna
padauk the wood of any of the padauk trees, used in decorative cabinetwork. -
padded softened by the addition of cushions or padding cushioned, cushiony
padder a highwayman who robs on foot footpad
padding artifact consisting of soft or resilient material used to fill or give shape or protect or add comfort cushioning
paddle propel with a paddle -
paddle play in or as if in water, as of small children dabble, splash around
paddle swim like a dog in shallow water -
paddle walk unsteadily, with short steps dodder, waddle, coggle, toddle, totter
paddle give a spanking to; subject to a spanking spank, larrup
paddle stir with a paddle -
paddle small wooden bat with a flat surface; used for hitting balls in various games -
paddle a blade of a paddle wheel or water wheel -
paddle an instrument of punishment consisting of a flat board -
paddle a short light oar used without an oarlock to propel a canoe or small boat boat paddle
paddlefish primitive fish of the Mississippi valley having a long paddle-shaped snout duckbill, Polyodon spathula
paddler someone paddling a canoe canoeist
paddlewheel a large wheel fitted with paddles and driven by an engine in order to propel a boat paddle wheel
paddock pen where racehorses are saddled and paraded before a race -
paddy an irrigated or flooded field where rice is grown rice paddy, paddy field
paddy rice in the husk either gathered or still in the field -
paddymelon small reddish-brown wallabies of scrubby areas of Australia and New Guinea pademelon
pademelon small reddish-brown wallabies of scrubby areas of Australia and New Guinea paddymelon
padlock a detachable lock; has a hinged shackle that can be passed through the staple of a hasp or the links in a chain and then snapped shut -
padlock fasten with a padlock -
padouk tree native to southeastern Asia having reddish wood with a mottled or striped black grain padauk, Pterocarpus indicus, amboyna
padre a chaplain in one of the military services Holy Joe, military chaplain, sky pilot
padrone an owner or proprietor of an inn in Italy -
padrone an employer who exploits Italian immigrants in the U.S. -
paean a formal expression of praise panegyric, pean, encomium, eulogy
paean (ancient Greece) a hymn of praise (especially one sung in ancient Greece to invoke or thank a deity) pean
paederast a man who has sex (usually sodomy) with a boy as the passive partner pederast, child molester
paederastic of homosexuality between a man and a boy pederastic
paederasty sexual relations between a man and a boy (usually anal intercourse with the boy as a passive partner) pederasty
paediatric of or relating to the medical care of children pediatric
paediatrician a specialist in the care of babies pediatrician, pediatrist, baby doctor
paediatrics the branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of infants and children pediatric medicine, pediatrics, pedology
paedophile an adult who is sexually attracted to children pedophile
paedophilia a sexual attraction to children pedophilia
paella saffron-flavored dish made of rice with shellfish and chicken -
paeony any of numerous plants widely cultivated for their showy single or double red or pink or white flowers peony
pagan not acknowledging the God of Christianity and Judaism and Islam heathen, heathenish, ethnic
pagan a person who does not acknowledge your god infidel, heathen, gentile
pagan a person who follows a polytheistic or pre-Christian religion (not a Christian or Muslim or Jew) -
pagan someone motivated by desires for sensual pleasures hedonist, pleasure seeker
paganise make pagan in character paganize
paganism any of various religions other than Christianity or Judaism or Islamism heathenism, pagan religion
paganize make pagan in character paganise
page contact, as with a pager or by calling somebody's name over a P.A. system -
page work as a page -
page number the pages of a book or manuscript foliate, paginate
page one side of one leaf (of a book or magazine or newspaper or letter etc.) or the written or pictorial matter it contains -
page a boy who is employed to run errands pageboy
page a youthful attendant at official functions or ceremonies such as legislative functions and weddings -
page in medieval times a youth acting as a knight's attendant as the first stage in training for knighthood varlet
pageant an elaborate representation of scenes from history etc; usually involves a parade with rich costumes pageantry
pageant a rich and spectacular ceremony pageantry
pageantry a rich and spectacular ceremony pageant
pageantry an elaborate representation of scenes from history etc; usually involves a parade with rich costumes pageant
pageboy a boy who is employed to run errands page
pageboy a smooth hair style with the ends of the hair curled inward -
pager an electronic device that generates a series of beeps when the person carrying it is being paged beeper
paginate number the pages of a book or manuscript page, foliate
pagination the system of numbering pages folio, page number, paging
paging calling out the name of a person (especially by a loudspeaker system) -
paging the system of numbering pages folio, page number, pagination
pagoda an Asian temple; usually a pyramidal tower with an upward curving roof -
pahautea evergreen tree of New Zealand resembling the kawaka mountain pine, Libocedrus bidwillii
pahoehoe freely flowing lava -
paid marked by the reception of pay -
paid involving gainful employment in something often done as a hobby nonrecreational
paid yielding a fair profit paying, gainful
paigle Eurasian primrose with yellow flowers clustered in a one-sided umbel Primula elatior, oxlip
paigle early spring flower common in British isles having fragrant yellow or sometimes purple flowers Primula veris, cowslip