7 letter word starting with wi

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
wicking noun the material of which wicks are made; esp., a loosely braided or twisted cord or tape of cotton.
widegap noun The angler; — called also widegab, and widegut.
widened imp. & past participle of Widen
widgeon noun Any one of several species of fresh-water ducks, especially those belonging to the subgenus Mareca, of the genus Anas. The common European widgeon (Anas penelope) and the American widgeon (A. Americana) are the most important species. The latter is called also baldhead, baldpate, baldface, baldcrown, smoking duck, wheat, duck, and whitebelly.
widowed imp. & past participle of Widow
widower noun A man who has lost his wife by death, and has not married again.
widowly adjective Becoming or like a widow.
wielded imp. & past participle of Wield
wielder noun One who wields or employs; a manager; a controller.
wigging present participle & vb. noun of Wig
wiggery noun A wig or wigs; false hair., Any cover or screen, as red-tapism.
wiggler noun The young, either larva or pupa, of the mosquito; — called also wiggletail.
wightly adverb Swiftly; nimbly; quickly.
wigless adjective Having or wearing no wig.
wilding noun A wild or uncultivated plant; especially, a wild apple tree or crab apple; also, the fruit of such a plant., Not tame, domesticated, or cultivated; wild.
wildish adjective Somewhat wild; rather wild.
wileful adjective Full of wiles; trickish; deceitful.
willing present participle & vb. noun of Will, Free to do or to grant; having the mind inclined; not opposed in mind; not choosing to refuse; disposed; not averse; desirous; consenting; complying; ready., Received of choice, or without reluctance; submitted to voluntarily; chosen; desired., Spontaneous; self-moved.
willful adjective Of set purpose; self-determined; voluntary; as, willful murder., Governed by the will without yielding to reason; obstinate; perverse; inflexible; stubborn; refractory; as, a willful man or horse.
willier noun One who works at a willying machine.
willock noun The common guillemot., The puffin.
willowy adjective Abounding with willows., Resembling a willow; pliant; flexible; pendent; drooping; graceful.
wilting imp. & past participle of Wilt
wimbled imp. & past participle of Wimble
wimbrel noun The whimbrel.
wimpled imp. & past participle of Wimple
winning present participle & vb. noun of Win, Attracting; adapted to gain favor; charming; as, a winning address., The act of obtaining something, as in a contest or by competition., The money, etc., gained by success in competition or contest, esp, in gambling; — usually in the plural., A new opening., The portion of a coal field out for working.
wincing present participle & vb. noun of Wince, The act of washing cloth, dipping it in dye, etc., with a wince.
winding present participle & vb. noun of Wind, of Wind, of Wind, A call by the boatswain’s whistle., Twisting from a direct line or an even surface; circuitous., A turn or turning; a bend; a curve; flexure; meander; as, the windings of a road or stream., A line- or ribbon-shaped material (as wire, string, or bandaging) wound around an object; as, the windings (conducting wires) wound around the armature of an electric motor or generator.
windage noun The difference between the diameter of the bore of a gun and that of the shot fired from it., The sudden compression of the air caused by a projectile in passing close to another body.
windore noun A window.
windowy adjective Having little crossings or openings like the sashes of a window.
windrow noun A row or line of hay raked together for the purpose of being rolled into cocks or heaps., Sheaves of grain set up in a row, one against another, that the wind may blow between them., The green border of a field, dug up in order to carry the earth on other land to mend it., To arrange in lines or windrows, as hay when newly made.
windsor noun A town in Berkshire, England.
winging present participle & vb. noun of Wing
winglet noun A little wing; a very small wing., A bastard wing, or alula.
winking present participle & vb. noun of Wink
winsing adjective Winsome.
winsome adjective Cheerful; merry; gay; light-hearted., Causing joy or pleasure; gladsome; pleasant.
wintery adjective Wintry.
wirbled imp. & past participle of Wirble
wishing present participle & vb. noun of Wish, a. & n. from Wish, v. t.
wishful adjective Having desire, or ardent desire; longing., Showing desire; as, wishful eyes., Desirable; exciting wishes.
wisping present participle & vb. noun of Wisp
wistful adjective Longing; wishful; desirous., Full of thought; eagerly attentive; meditative; musing; pensive; contemplative.
wist(e) imp. of Wit
witched imp. & past participle of Witch
witfish noun The ladyfish (a).
withing present participle & vb. noun of Withe
withers preposition The ridge between the shoulder bones of a horse, at the base of the neck. See Illust. of Horse.
without preposition On or at the outside of; out of; not within; as, without doors., Out of the limits of; out of reach of; beyond., Not with; otherwise than with; in absence of, separation from, or destitution of; not with use or employment of; independently of; exclusively of; with omission; as, without labor; without damage., Unless; except; — introducing a clause., On or art the outside; not on the inside; not within; outwardly; externally., Outside of the house; out of doors.
withsay verb t. To contradict; to gainsay; to deny; to renounce.
withset verb t. To set against; to oppose.
withies plural of Withy
witless adjective Destitute of wit or understanding; wanting thought; hence, indiscreet; not under the guidance of judgment.
witling noun A person who has little wit or understanding; a pretender to wit or smartness.
witness verb i. Attestation of a fact or an event; testimony., That which furnishes evidence or proof., One who is cognizant; a person who beholds, or otherwise has personal knowledge of, anything; as, an eyewitness; an earwitness., One who testifies in a cause, or gives evidence before a judicial tribunal; as, the witness in court agreed in all essential facts., One who sees the execution of an instrument, and subscribes it for the purpose of confirming its authenticity by his testimony; one who witnesses a will, a deed, a marriage, or the like., To see or know by personal presence; to have direct cognizance of., To give testimony to; to testify to; to attest., To see the execution of, as an instrument, and subscribe it for the purpose of establishing its authenticity; as, to witness a bond or a deed., To bear testimony; to give evidence; to testify.
witwall noun The golden oriole., The greater spotted woodpecker.
witworm noun One who, or that which, feeds on or destroys wit.
wizened adjective Dried; shriveled; withered; shrunken; weazen; as, a wizened old man.