5 letter word starting with mi

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
might imp. of May, imp. of May., Force or power of any kind, whether of body or mind; energy or intensity of purpose, feeling, or action; means or resources to effect an object; strength; force; power; ability; capacity.
miasm noun Miasma.
miaul verb i. To cry as a cat; to mew; to caterwaul., The crying of a cat.
miche verb i. To lie hid; to skulk; to act, or carry one’s self, sneakingly.
micr- A combining form, Small, little, trivial, slight; as, microcosm, microscope., A millionth part of; as, microfarad, microohm, micrometer.
midas noun A genus of longeared South American monkeys, including numerous species of marmosets. See Marmoset.
middy noun A colloquial abbreviation of midshipman.
midge noun Any one of many small, delicate, long-legged flies of the Chironomus, and allied genera, which do not bite. Their larvae are usually aquatic., A very small fly, abundant in many parts of the United States and Canada, noted for the irritating quality of its bite.
midst noun The interior or central part or place; the middle; — used chiefly in the objective case after in; as, in the midst of the forest., Hence, figuratively, the condition of being surrounded or beset; the press; the burden; as, in the midst of official duties; in the midst of secular affairs., In the midst of; amidst., In the middle.
milch adjective Giving milk; — now applied only to beasts., Tender; pitiful; weeping.
milky adjective Consisting of, or containing, milk., Like, or somewhat like, milk; whitish and turbid; as, the water is milky. “Milky juice.”, Yielding milk., Mild; tame; spiritless.
mimic adjective Alt. of Mimical, One who imitates or mimics, especially one who does so for sport; a copyist; a buffoon., To imitate or ape for sport; to ridicule by imitation., To assume a resemblance to (some other organism of a totally different nature, or some surrounding object), as a means of protection or advantage.
minae plural of Mina
minas plural of Mina
mince verb t. To cut into very small pieces; to chop fine; to hash; as, to mince meat., To suppress or weaken the force of; to extenuate; to palliate; to tell by degrees, instead of directly and frankly; to clip, as words or expressions; to utter half and keep back half of., To affect; to make a parade of., To walk with short steps; to walk in a prim, affected manner., To act or talk with affected nicety; to affect delicacy in manner., A short, precise step; an affected manner.
mined imp. & past participle of Mine
miner noun One who mines; a digger for metals, etc.; one engaged in the business of getting ore, coal, or precious stones, out of the earth; one who digs military mines; as, armies have sappers and miners., Any of numerous insects which, in the larval state, excavate galleries in the parenchyma of leaves. They are mostly minute moths and dipterous flies., The chattering, or garrulous, honey eater of Australia (Myzantha garrula).
minge verb t. To mingle; to mix., A small biting fly; a midge.
minim noun Anything very minute; as, the minims of existence; — applied to animalcula; and the like., The smallest liquid measure, equal to about one drop; the sixtieth part of a fluid drachm., A small fish; a minnow., A little man or being; a dwarf., One of an austere order of mendicant hermits of friars founded in the 15th century by St. Francis of Paola., A time note, formerly the shortest in use; a half note, equal to half a semibreve, or two quarter notes or crotchets., A short poetical encomium., Minute.
minny noun A minnow.
minor adjective Inferior in bulk, degree, importance, etc.; less; smaller; of little account; as, minor divisions of a body., Less by a semitone in interval or difference of pitch; as, a minor third., A person of either sex who has not attained the age at which full civil rights are accorded; an infant; in England and the United States, one under twenty-one years of age., The minor term, that is, the subject of the conclusion; also, the minor premise, that is, that premise which contains the minor term; in hypothetical syllogisms, the categorical premise. It is the second proposition of a regular syllogism, as in the following: Every act of injustice partakes of meanness; to take money from another by gaming is an act of injustice; therefore, the taking of money from another by gaming partakes of meanness., A Minorite; a Franciscan friar.
minos noun A king and lawgiver of Crete, fabled to be the son of Jupiter and Europa. After death he was made a judge in the Lower Regions.
minow noun See Minnow.
minum noun A small kind of printing type; minion., A minim.
minus adjective Less; requiring to be subtracted; negative; as, a minus quantity.
mired imp. & past participle of Mire
mirky adjective Dark; gloomy. See Murky.
mirth noun Merriment; gayety accompanied with laughter; jollity., That which causes merriment.
mirza noun The common title of honor in Persia, prefixed to the surname of an individual. When appended to the surname, it signifies Prince.
misdo verb To do wrongly., To do wrong to; to illtreat., To do wrong; to commit a fault.
miser noun A wretched person; a person afflicted by any great misfortune., A despicable person; a wretch., A covetous, grasping, mean person; esp., one having wealth, who lives miserably for the sake of saving and increasing his hoard., A kind of large earth auger.
misle verb i. To rain in very fine drops, like a thick mist; to mizzle., A fine rain; a thick mist; mizzle.
milen noun See Maslin.
misly adjective Raining in very small drops.
missa noun The service or sacrifice of the Mass.
missy noun See Misy., An affectionate, or contemptuous, form of miss; a young girl; a miss., Like a miss, or girl.
misty superl. Accompained with mist; characterized by the presence of mist; obscured by, or overspread with, mist; as, misty weather; misty mountains; a misty atmosphere., Obscured as if by mist; dim; obscure; clouded; as, misty sight.
miter noun Alt. of Mitre, Alt. of Mitre, Alt. of Mitre
mitre noun A covering for the head, worn on solemn occasions by church dignitaries. It has been made in many forms, the present form being a lofty cap with two points or peaks., The surface forming the beveled end or edge of a piece where a miter joint is made; also, a joint formed or a junction effected by two beveled ends or edges; a miter joint., A sort of base money or coin., To place a miter upon; to adorn with a miter., To match together, as two pieces of molding or brass rule on a line bisecting the angle of junction; to bevel the ends or edges of, for the purpose of matching together at an angle., To meet and match together, as two pieces of molding, on a line bisecting the angle of junction., See Miter.
mitty noun The stormy petrel.
mixed imp. & past participle of Mix, Formed by mixing; united; mingled; blended. See Mix, v. t. & i.
mixen noun A compost heap; a dunghill.
mixer noun One who, or that which, mixes.
mizzy noun A bog or quagmire.