Words that start with Ly

We found 184 words starting with Ly for word games like Scrabble and Words With Friends.

List of valid words from the TWL dictionary. Each word that starts with Ly prefix is ordered by length and score.

Highest scoring words starting with Ly

Our high score words help you win more games by scoring the most points.

WordsScrabble pointsWords With Friends points
Lynched1617
Lynxes1617
Lymphs1617
Lythrum1516
Lynches1516
Lyncher1516
Lycopod1517
Lychnis1516
Lychees1515
Lymph1516

3 letter words that start with Ly

  • Lye

4 letter words that start with Ly

  • Lynx
  • Lych
  • Lyse
  • Lyre
  • Lyes

5 letter Wordle words that start with Ly

  • Lymph
  • Lynch
  • Lytic
  • Lyric
  • Lycra
  • Lycee
  • Lycea
  • Lysed
  • Lying
  • Lyard
  • Lytta
  • Lyssa
  • Lysis
  • Lysin
  • Lyses
  • Lyres
  • Lyase
  • Lyart

6 letter words that start with Ly

  • Lynxes
  • Lymphs
  • Lyches
  • Lychee
  • Lyceum
  • Lyrism
  • Lyrics
  • Lycras
  • Lycees
  • Lysing
  • Lyings
  • Lyttas
  • Lyttae
  • Lyssas
  • Lysins
  • Lysine
  • Lysate
  • Lyrist
  • Lyrate
  • Lyases

7 letter words that start with Ly

  • Lynched
  • Lythrum
  • Lynches
  • Lyncher
  • Lycopod
  • Lychnis
  • Lychees
  • Lyingly
  • Lyceums
  • Lyrisms
  • Lyricon
  • Lyrical
  • Lyncean
  • Lyddite
  • Lysogen
  • Lyrated
  • Lysines
  • Lysates
  • Lyrists

8 letter words that start with Ly

  • Lysozyme
  • Lyricize
  • Lymphoma
  • Lymphoid
  • Lynchpin
  • Lymphous
  • Lynching
  • Lychgate
  • Lythrums
  • Lyriform
  • Lyophile
  • Lynchers
  • Lycopsid
  • Lycopods
  • Lysogeny
  • Lyricism
  • Lycopene
  • Lyrebird
  • Lyrately
  • Lysosome
  • Lyricons
  • Lyricist
  • Lyricise
  • Lyddites
  • Lysogens

9 letter words that start with Ly

  • Lysozymes
  • Lyricized
  • Lyricizes
  • Lyophobic
  • Lymphomas
  • Lymphatic
  • Lyophilic
  • Lynchpins
  • Lyophiled
  • Lynchings
  • Lychgates
  • Lytically
  • Lyrically
  • Lycopsids
  • Lychnises
  • Lyricisms
  • Lycopenes
  • Lysogenic
  • Lyricised
  • Lyrebirds
  • Lysosomes
  • Lysosomal
  • Lysimeter
  • Lyricists
  • Lyricises
  • Lyonnaise

10 letter words that start with Ly

  • Lyophilize
  • Lyricizing
  • Lymphocyte
  • Lymphokine
  • Lysogenize
  • Lymphogram
  • Lymphedema
  • Lymphomata
  • Lymphatics
  • Lycopodium
  • Lyophilise
  • Lysimetric
  • Lyricising
  • Lysimeters
  • Lysogenise
  • Lysogenies

11 letter words that start with Ly

  • Lyophilized
  • Lyophilizes
  • Lyophilizer
  • Lymphocytic
  • Lymphocytes
  • Lysogenized
  • Lymphokines
  • Lysogenizes
  • Lymphograms
  • Lymphedemas
  • Lycanthropy
  • Lymphoblast
  • Lycopodiums
  • Lyophilised
  • Lyophilises
  • Lysogenised
  • Lyricalness
  • Lysogenises

12 letter words that start with Ly

  • Lymphography
  • Lyophilizing
  • Lyophilizers
  • Lysogenizing
  • Lymphomatous
  • Lymphoblasts
  • Lycanthropic
  • Lysogenicity
  • Lyophilising
  • Lysolecithin
  • Lysogenising

13 letter words that start with Ly

  • Lymphographic
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphocytoses
  • Lymphatically
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Lymphoblastic
  • Lymphomatosis
  • Lymphomatoses
  • Lymphadenitis
  • Lycanthropies
  • Lysolecithins
  • Lyricalnesses

14 letter words that start with Ly

  • Lyophilization
  • Lymphographies
  • Lymphosarcomas
  • Lymphangiogram
  • Lysogenization
  • Lysogenicities

15 letter words that start with Ly

  • Lymphadenopathy
  • Lyophilizations
  • Lymphosarcomata
  • Lymphangiograms
  • Lysogenizations
  • Lymphogranuloma
  • Lymphadenitises

Related words

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How many words start with Ly?

The Scrabble dictionary contains 184 words beginning with Ly. The shortest word is 3 letters long and the longest word is 15 letters long.

There are 196601 unique English words in the TWL dictionary.

Distribution of found words

LettersWord count
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Frequency of words starting with letters 'L Y'

Most common letters after the prefix Ly-

What are the most common first letters of stems that begin with Ly? We analyzed letter frequency of the first letters following this prefix. Our findings help you make strategic tile placement decisions in Scrabble.

Memorize the letters from the table below.

Word countFirst letter of stemFrequency
40s21.7%
39m21.2%
32r17.4%
26c14.1%
17o9.2%
12n6.5%
7t3.8%
4a2.2%
3i1.6%
2e1.1%