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Words with Silent Letter D

Words with Silent Letter D

What is a silent letter?

A silent letter is a letter that, in a particular word, does not correspond to any sound in the word’s pronunciation. One of the noted difficulties of English spelling is a high number of silent letters, they make the spelling of words different from their pronunciation.

List of Words with Silent Letter D

Here’s a list of “silent letters D” in English.

  • Badge
  • Edge
  • Handkerchief
  • Handsome
  • Hedge
  • Sandwich
  • Wedge
  • Wednesday

Silent D words with meaning and examples

Here are the silent ‘D’ words with their meanings and examples:

Meaning: A small piece of metal, plastic, or cloth bearing a design or words, typically worn to show membership of an organization or support for a cause.
Example: She wore a badge with her company’s logo on her jacket.

Meaning: The outside limit of an object, area, or surface.
Example: He carefully walked along the edge of the cliff.

Meaning: A square of cloth carried for wiping the face or hands.
Example: She offered him a handkerchief to wipe his tears.

Meaning: (of a man) good-looking.
Example: The actor was known for his handsome features.

Meaning: A fence or boundary formed by closely growing bushes or shrubs.
Example: They planted a hedge around their garden for privacy.

Meaning: An item of food consisting of two pieces of bread with a filling between them.
Example: I had a ham and cheese sandwich for lunch.

Meaning: A piece of wood, metal, or other material having one thick end and tapering to a thin edge, used to secure or separate two objects.
Example: She used a door wedge to keep the door open.

Meaning: The day of the week before Thursday and following Tuesday.
Example: The meeting is scheduled for next Wednesday.

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