4 letter word starting with lu

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
luce noun A pike when full grown.
luck noun That which happens to a person; an event, good or ill, affecting one’s interests or happiness, and which is deemed casual; a course or series of such events regarded as occurring by chance; chance; hap; fate; fortune; often, one’s habitual or characteristic fortune; as, good, bad, ill, or hard luck. Luck is often used for good luck; as, luck is better than skill.
lues noun Disease, especially of a contagious kind.
luff noun The side of a ship toward the wind., The act of sailing a ship close to the wind., The roundest part of a ship’s bow., The forward or weather leech of a sail, especially of the jib, spanker, and other fore-and-aft sails., To turn the head of a vessel toward the wind; to sail nearer the wind; to turn the tiller so as to make the vessel sail nearer the wind.
luke adjective Moderately warm; not hot; tepid.
lull verb t. To cause to rest by soothing influences; to compose; to calm; to soothe; to quiet., To become gradually calm; to subside; to cease or abate for a time; as, the storm lulls., The power or quality of soothing; that which soothes; a lullaby., A temporary cessation of storm or confusion.
lump noun A small mass of matter of irregular shape; an irregular or shapeless mass; as, a lump of coal; a lump of iron ore., A mass or aggregation of things., A projection beneath the breech end of a gun barrel., To throw into a mass; to unite in a body or sum without distinction of particulars., To take in the gross; to speak of collectively., To get along with as one can, although displeased; as, if he does n’t like it, he can lump it.
luna noun The moon., Silver.
lune noun Anything in the shape of a half moon., A figure in the form of a crescent, bounded by two intersecting arcs of circles., A fit of lunacy or madness; a period of frenzy; a crazy or unreasonable freak.
lung noun An organ for aerial respiration; — commonly in the plural.
lunt noun The match cord formerly used in firing cannon., A puff of smoke.
luny adjective Crazy; mentally unsound.
lure noun A contrivance somewhat resembling a bird, and often baited with raw meat; — used by falconers in recalling hawks., Any enticement; that which invites by the prospect of advantage or pleasure; a decoy., A velvet smoothing brush., To draw to the lure; hence, to allure or invite by means of anything that promises pleasure or advantage; to entice; to attract., To recall a hawk or other animal.
lurg noun A large marine annelid (Nephthys caeca), inhabiting the sandy shores of Europe and America. It is whitish, with a pearly luster, and grows to the length of eight or ten inches.
lurk verb i. To lie hid; to lie in wait., To keep out of sight.
lush adjective Full of juice or succulence.
lusk adjective Lazy; slothful., A lazy fellow; a lubber., To be idle or unemployed.
lust noun Pleasure., Inclination; desire., Longing desire; eagerness to possess or enjoy; — in a had sense; as, the lust of gain., Licentious craving; sexual appetite., Hence: Virility; vigor; active power., To list; to like., To have an eager, passionate, and especially an inordinate or sinful desire, as for the gratification of the sexual appetite or of covetousness; — often with after.
lute noun A cement of clay or other tenacious infusible substance for sealing joints in apparatus, or the mouths of vessels or tubes, or for coating the bodies of retorts, etc., when exposed to heat; — called also luting., A packing ring, as of rubber, for fruit jars, etc., A straight-edged piece of wood for striking off superfluous clay from mold., To close or seal with lute; as, to lute on the cover of a crucible; to lute a joint., A stringed instrument formerly much in use. It consists of four parts, namely, the table or front, the body, having nine or ten ribs or “sides,” arranged like the divisions of a melon, the neck, which has nine or ten frets or divisions, and the head, or cross, in which the screws for tuning are inserted. The strings are struck with the right hand, and with the left the stops are pressed., To sound, as a lute. Piers Plowman. Keats., To play on a lute, or as on a lute.
luth noun The leatherback.
luxe noun Luxury.