5 letter word starting with lu

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
lucid noun Shining; bright; resplendent; as, the lucid orbs of heaven., Clear; transparent., Presenting a clear view; easily understood; clear., Bright with the radiance of intellect; not darkened or confused by delirium or madness; marked by the regular operations of reason; as, a lucid interval.
lucky superl. Favored by luck; fortunate; meeting with good success or good fortune; — said of persons; as, a lucky adventurer., Producing, or resulting in, good by chance, or unexpectedly; favorable; auspicious; fortunate; as, a lucky mistake; a lucky cast; a lucky hour.
lucre noun Gain in money or goods; profit; riches; — often in an ill sense.
lumpy superl. Full of lumps, or small compact masses.
lunar adjective Of or pertaining to the moon; as, lunar observations., Resembling the moon; orbed., Measured by the revolutions of the moon; as, a lunar month., Influenced by the moon, as in growth, character, or properties; as, lunar herbs., A lunar distance., The middle bone of the proximal series of the carpus; — called also semilunar, and intermedium.
lunch noun A luncheon; specifically, a light repast between breakfast and dinner., To take luncheon.
lunet noun A little moon or satellite.
lunge noun A sudden thrust or pass, as with a sword., To make a lunge., To cause to go round in a ring, as a horse, while holding his halter., Same as Namaycush.
lupus noun A cutaneous disease occurring under two distinct forms., The Wolf, a constellation situated south of Scorpio.
lurch verb i. To swallow or eat greedily; to devour; hence, to swallow up., An old game played with dice and counters; a variety of the game of tables., A double score in cribbage for the winner when his adversary has been left in the lurch., To leave in the lurch; to cheat., To steal; to rob., A sudden roll of a ship to one side, as in heavy weather; hence, a swaying or staggering movement to one side, as that by a drunken man. Fig.: A sudden and capricious inclination of the mind., To roll or sway suddenly to one side, as a ship or a drunken man., To withdraw to one side, or to a private place; to lurk., To dodge; to shift; to play tricks.
lured imp. & past participle of Lure
lurid adjective Pale yellow; ghastly pale; wan; gloomy; dismal., Having a brown color tonged with red, as of flame seen through smoke., Of a color tinged with purple, yellow, and gray.
lurry noun A confused heap; a throng, as of persons; a jumble, as of sounds.
lusty superl. Exhibiting lust or vigor; stout; strong; vigorous; robust; healthful; able of body., Beautiful; handsome; pleasant., Of large size; big. [Obs.] ” Three lusty vessels.” Evelyn. Hence, sometimes, pregnant., Lustful; lascivious.
luted imp. & past participle of Lute
luter noun One who plays on a lute., One who applies lute.