6 letter word starting with du

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
dualin noun An explosive substance consisting essentially of sawdust or wood pulp, saturated with nitroglycerin and other similar nitro compounds. It is inferior to dynamite, and is more liable to explosion.
dubbed imp. & past participle of Dub
dubber noun One who, or that which, dubs., A globular vessel or bottle of leather, used in India to hold ghee, oil, etc.
ducked imp. & past participle of Duck
ducker noun One who, or that which, ducks; a plunger; a diver., A cringing, servile person; a fawner.
ductor noun One who leads., A contrivance for removing superfluous ink or coloring matter from a roller. See Doctor, 4.
dudder verb t. To confuse or confound with noise., To shiver or tremble; to dodder., A peddler or hawker, especially of cheap and flashy goods pretended to be smuggled; a duffer.
dudeen noun A short tobacco pipe.
dudish adjective Like, or characterized of, a dude.
dueful adjective Fit; becoming.
dueler noun One who engages in a duel.
duenna noun The chief lady in waiting on the queen of Spain., An elderly lady holding a station between a governess and companion, and appointed to have charge over the younger ladies in a Spanish or a Portuguese family., Any old woman who is employed to guard a younger one; a governess.
duetto noun See Duet.
duffel noun A kind of coarse woolen cloth, having a thick nap or frieze.
duffer noun A peddler or hawker, especially of cheap, flashy articles, as sham jewelry; hence, a sham or cheat., A stupid, awkward, inefficient person.
duffle noun See Duffel.
dugong noun An aquatic herbivorous mammal (Halicore dugong), of the order Sirenia, allied to the manatee, but with a bilobed tail. It inhabits the Red Sea, Indian Ocean, East Indies, and Australia.
dugout noun A canoe or boat dug out from a large log., A place dug out., A house made partly in a hillside or slighter elevation.
dugway noun A way or road dug through a hill, or sunk below the surface of the land.
dulcet adjective Sweet to the taste; luscious., Sweet to the ear; melodious; harmonious.
duller imp. & past participle of Dull, One who, or that which, dulls.
dumbly adverb In silence; mutely.
dumose adjective Alt. of Dumous
dumous adjective Abounding with bushes and briers., Having a compact, bushy form.
dumped imp. & past participle of Dump
dumple verb t. To make dumpy; to fold, or bend, as one part over another.
dunned imp. & past participle of Dun
dunder noun The lees or dregs of cane juice, used in the distillation of rum.
dunged imp. & past participle of Dung
dunker noun One of a religious denomination whose tenets and practices are mainly those of the Baptists, but partly those of the Quakers; — called also Tunkers, Dunkards, Dippers, and, by themselves, Brethren, and German Baptists.
dunlin noun A species of sandpiper (Tringa alpina); — called also churr, dorbie, grass bird, and red-backed sandpiper. It is found both in Europe and America.
dunner noun One employed in soliciting the payment of debts.
dunted adjective Beaten; hence, blunted.
dunter noun A porpoise.
duping present participle & vb. noun of Dupe
dupery noun The act or practice of duping.
dupion noun A double cocoon, made by two silkworms.
duplex adjective Double; twofold.
dupper noun See 2d Dubber.
durant noun See Durance, 3.
durbar noun An audience hall; the court of a native prince; a state levee; a formal reception of native princes, given by the governor general of India.
durene noun A colorless, crystalline, aromatic hydrocarbon, C6H2(CH3)4, off artificial production, with an odor like camphor.
duress noun Hardship; constraint; pressure; imprisonment; restraint of liberty., The state of compulsion or necessity in which a person is influenced, whether by the unlawful restrain of his liberty or by actual or threatened physical violence, to incur a civil liability or to commit an offense., To subject to duress.
durham noun One or a breed of short-horned cattle, originating in the county of Durham, England. The Durham cattle are noted for their beef-producing quality.
durian noun Alt. of Durion
durion noun The fruit of the durio. It is oval or globular, and eight or ten inches long. It has a hard prickly rind, containing a soft, cream-colored pulp, of a most delicious flavor and a very offensive odor. The seeds are roasted and eaten like chestnuts.
during preposition In the time of; as long as the action or existence of; as, during life; during the space of a year.
durity noun Hardness; firmness., Harshness; cruelty.
durous adjective Hard.
dusken verb t. To make dusk or obscure.
dusted imp. & past participle of Dust
duster noun One who, or that which, dusts; a utensil that frees from dust., A revolving wire-cloth cylinder which removes the dust from rags, etc., A blowing machine for separating the flour from the bran., A light over-garment, worn in traveling to protect the clothing from dust.
dutied adjective Subjected to a duty.
duties plural of Duty