5 letter word starting with da

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
dadle verb i. To toddle; to walk unsteadily, like a child or an old man; hence, to do anything slowly or feebly.
daddy noun Diminutive of Dad.
dagos plural of Dago
dagon The national god of the Philistines, represented with the face and hands and upper part of a man, and the tail of a fish., A slip or piece.
daily adjective Happening, or belonging to, each successive day; diurnal; as, daily labor; a daily bulletin., A publication which appears regularly every day; as, the morning dailies., Every day; day by day; as, a thing happens daily.
daint noun Something of exquisite taste; a dainty., Dainty.
dairy noun The place, room, or house where milk is kept, and converted into butter or cheese., That department of farming which is concerned in the production of milk, and its conversion into butter and cheese., A dairy farm.
daisy noun A genus of low herbs (Bellis), belonging to the family Compositae. The common English and classical daisy is B. prennis, which has a yellow disk and white or pinkish rays., The whiteweed (Chrysanthemum Leucanthemum), the plant commonly called daisy in North America; — called also oxeye daisy. See Whiteweed.
daker noun Alt. of Dakir
dakir noun A measure of certain commodities by number, usually ten or twelve, but sometimes twenty; as, a daker of hides consisted of ten skins; a daker of gloves of ten pairs.
dally verb i. To waste time in effeminate or voluptuous pleasures, or in idleness; to fool away time; to delay unnecessarily; to tarry; to trifle., To interchange caresses, especially with one of the opposite sex; to use fondling; to wanton; to sport., To delay unnecessarily; to while away.
daman noun A small herbivorous mammal of the genus Hyrax. The species found in Palestine and Syria is Hyrax Syriacus; that of Northern Africa is H. Brucei; — called also ashkoko, dassy, and rock rabbit. See Cony, and Hyrax.
damar noun See Dammar.
dampy adjective Somewhat damp., Dejected; gloomy; sorrowful.
dance verb i. To move with measured steps, or to a musical accompaniment; to go through, either alone or in company with others, with a regulated succession of movements, (commonly) to the sound of music; to trip or leap rhythmically., To move nimbly or merrily; to express pleasure by motion; to caper; to frisk; to skip about., To cause to dance, or move nimbly or merrily about, or up and down; to dandle., The leaping, tripping, or measured stepping of one who dances; an amusement, in which the movements of the persons are regulated by art, in figures and in accord with music., A tune by which dancing is regulated, as the minuet, the waltz, the cotillon, etc.
dancy adjective Same as Dancette.
dandi noun A boatman; an oarsman.
dandy noun One who affects special finery or gives undue attention to dress; a fop; a coxcomb., A sloop or cutter with a jigger on which a lugsail is set., A small sail carried at or near the stern of small boats; — called also jigger, and mizzen., A dandy roller. See below.
dansk adjective Danish.
darby noun A plasterer’s float, having two handles; — used in smoothing ceilings, etc.
dared of Dare, of Dare, of Dare
darer noun One who dares or defies.
daric noun A gold coin of ancient Persia, weighing usually a little more than 128 grains, and bearing on one side the figure of an archer., A silver coin of about 86 grains, having the figure of an archer, and hence, in modern times, called a daric., Any very pure gold coin.
darky noun A negro.
daroo noun The Egyptian sycamore (Ficus Sycamorus). See Sycamore.
dashy adjective Calculated to arrest attention; ostentatiously fashionable; showy.
daswe verb i. See Dasewe
dated imp. & past participle of Date
dater noun One who dates.
datum noun Something given or admitted; a fact or principle granted; that upon which an inference or an argument is based; — used chiefly in the plural., The quantities or relations which are assumed to be given in any problem.
dauby adjective Smeary; viscous; glutinous; adhesive.
daunt verb t. To overcome; to conquer., To repress or subdue the courage of; to check by fear of danger; to cow; to intimidate; to dishearten.
davit noun A spar formerly used on board of ships, as a crane to hoist the flukes of the anchor to the top of the bow, without injuring the sides of the ship; — called also the fish davit., Curved arms of timber or iron, projecting over a ship’s side of stern, having tackle to raise or lower a boat, swing it in on deck, rig it out for lowering, etc.; — called also boat davits.
dazed imp. & past participle of Daze