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Some of the first words that end in Y that come to mind are likely adjectives and adverbs. You might talk about a HAPPY person who is running GLEEFULLY through the meadow. Or there might be an ESPECIALLY FUNNY comedian who is QUICKLY sharing one great joke after another. Ready to DIZZY yourself with all sorts of words that end with Y? Then, SIMPLY browse this list and commit them to memory. Read more about words that end in Y.
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It is often true that words ending in LY tend to be adverbs. The banker PRUDENTLY saved his money for a rainy day. The child shouted LOUDLY in the restaurant. The other patrons looked at the parents JUDGINGLY, so the mom and dad HASTILY took the child outside. Of course, not all words ending with Y are adverbs.
Consider the range of nouns that end in Y too. There is the BABY in the NURSERY, for example, happily participating in some ACTIVITY. The LADY who works at the LIBRARY helps the student find materials that explain a complex THEORY in understandable terms. In playing games like Words With Friends®, you usually can’t add an S to the end of words that end in Y. That’s quite unlike most other nouns!
What about words that end in EY? They don’t all sound the same! The ending sound of ATTORNEY is not at all like SURVEY, but it is like LATCHKEY and PARSLEY. Keep going with an extended list of words with Y next. This list includes the formidable OXYPHENBUTAZONE, the highest scoring Scrabble® word around!