A dictionary that searches for the last few letters of words

Let’s say you wanted to find all the words that end in “able.” The dictionary at onelook.com enables you to do that. Just type in an asterick before your search query. (Note, this will not work on dictionary.com or Cambridge Dictionary. And Merriam-Webster will only give you 10 results).

To find all the words that end in “able”, we go to onelook.com com and search for: *able. It will give you 100 results per page. Ok, so that was a lot of results. How about: *ldre? (the last four letters in my last name).

1. Boldre: a village and civil parish in the New Forest district of Hampshire. It is situated outside the New Forest National Park borders, near the River Lymington, and is about 3 miles north of Lymington. According to the 2001 census the parish had a population of 1,931.

2. huldre: one of a race of Scandinavian sirens, living in the woods, seductive but dangerous.

3. ldre: no meaning

4. Veldre: Veldre is an area of hills climbing from Brumunddal in Norway.

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Tom Saaristo
17 years ago

I got more common words by using the last three letters of my name versus using the last four letters of my name.

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