What are all the Ough words?

What are all the Ough words?

List of pronunciations

Pronunciation Examples
/aʊ/ bough, doughty, drought, plough, slough (see below), Slough, sough
/oʊ/ although, dough, furlough, though
/ɔː/ bought, brought, dreadnought, fought, nought, ought, sought, thought, wrought
/uː/ brougham, slough (see below), through

How many words have ough in them?

15 letter words containing ough.

What is a word with Ough?

He kicked the ball through the window. The bird sat on the bough. We plough the fields. The path was rough and rocky.

Is ough a Digraph?

The sequence OUGH is quite common, but it is also one of the trickiest to learn because it can result in six different sounds. In two of these, GH makes the sound /f/, so it is functioning as a digraph paired with the vowel digraph OU, which can make either the /ɔ/ (as in cot) or /ʌ/ (as in up) sounds: cough (/kɔf/)

How is ough pronounced?

‘Ough’ is pronounced ‘uff’ in ‘tough’, ‘rough’ and ‘enough’. Don’t go out in the rough seas. This steak is too tough to chew.

What is a word for without thinking?

impulsive Add to list Share. If someone is impulsive, it means that they act on instinct, without thinking decisions through.

What ends with ill?

8-letter words that end in ill

  • goodwill.
  • foothill.
  • landfill.
  • downhill.
  • windmill.
  • overkill.
  • backfill.
  • bluegill.

What is the rule for ough?

So, let’s review what we have learned about how to pronounce -ough in English: The first way is like “oh” in the words: dough, though, although, and thorough. The second way is like “ooh” in the words: through, and throughout. The third way is like “off” in the words: cough, and trough.

What words have ough in them?

13 letter words containing ough. thoroughgoing. thoroughworts. thoroughfares. thoroughbreds. thoroughbrace. thoughtlessly. merrythoughts.

Which words use the ‘ough’ sound?

plough ought cough rough thorough

What are words spelled Ough?

The letters ‘ough’ can be said in many different ways. Say these words out loud to hear the different sounds. plough. ought. cough. rough. thorough . Can you think of any more ‘ough’ words?

What sound does Ough make?

Definition of ough in English: ough. exclamation. rare. In early use: used in imitation of a sound denoting various sentiments, some also expressed by och, oh, ooh, etc. In later use specifically as an exclamation expressing disgust.