Words that end in ous

We found 925 words ending with ous for word games like Scrabble and Words With Friends.

List of valid words from the TWL dictionary. Each word that ends with ous suffix is ordered by length and score.

Highest scoring words ending with ous

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

WordsScrabble pointsWords With Friends points
Azygous2021
Zincous1821
Chymous1718
Zealous1618
Ozonous1618
Aqueous1618
Acajous1620
Typhous1515
Chylous1516
Bijous1519

4 letter words that end in ous

  • Nous

5 letter Wordle words that end in ous

  • Thous
  • Pious
  • Meous

6 letter words that end in ous

  • Bijous
  • Sajous
  • Cymous
  • Humous
  • Fucous
  • Famous
  • Awmous
  • Vodous
  • Mucous
  • Comous
  • Vinous
  • Venous
  • Uveous
  • Rufous
  • Rimous
  • Ramous
  • Pilous
  • Parous
  • Osmous
  • Miaous
  • Lupous
  • Rugous
  • Odious
  • Nodous
  • Iodous

7 letter words that end in ous

  • Azygous
  • Zincous
  • Chymous
  • Zealous
  • Ozonous
  • Aqueous
  • Acajous
  • Typhous
  • Chylous
  • Noxious
  • Jealous
  • Coypous
  • Cachous
  • Anxious
  • Pompous
  • Pappous
  • Coccous
  • Viscous
  • Vicious
  • Obvious
  • Gummous
  • Gibbous
  • Fuscous
  • Spumous
  • Soukous
  • Pulpous
  • Piceous
  • Impious
  • Hugeous
  • Hideous
  • Fungous
  • Devious
  • Cormous
  • Copious
  • Bulbous
  • Brumous
  • Boubous
  • Villous
  • Veinous
  • Various
  • Niveous
  • Heinous
  • Grumous
  • Globous
  • Furious
  • Folious
  • Envious
  • Dubious
  • Congous
  • Apodous
  • Amadous
  • Agamous
  • Adipous
  • Timeous
  • Talcous
  • Spinous
  • Simious
  • Sarcous
  • Rubious
  • Raucous
  • Piteous
  • Pileous
  • Parlous
  • Osmious
  • Ominous
  • Niobous
  • Nimious
  • Emulous
  • Curious
  • Caseous
  • Carious
  • Callous
  • Burnous
  • Bullous
  • Bilious
  • Acinous
  • Tedious
  • Igneous
  • Gaseous
  • Gallous
  • Duteous
  • Urinous
  • Uranous
  • Serious
  • Sanious
  • Ruinous
  • Osseous
  • Luteous
  • Arenous
  • Aeneous

8 letter words that end in ous

  • Dizygous
  • Frabjous
  • Squamous
  • Xanthous
  • Lymphous
  • Bijugous
  • Sapajous
  • Eximious
  • Wamefous
  • Aphthous
  • Uxorious
  • Polypous
  • Didymous
  • Chromous
  • Plumbous
  • Gypseous
  • Fashious
  • Crankous
  • Venomous
  • Unfamous
  • Previous
  • Pluvious
  • Pervious
  • Ochreous
  • Infamous
  • Hamulous
  • Factious
  • Fabulous
  • Caducous
  • Bigamous
  • Vanadous
  • Trappous
  • Spermous
  • Specious
  • Spacious
  • Scabrous
  • Scabious
  • Racemous
  • Precious
  • Populous
  • Poaceous
  • Papulous
  • Muticous
  • Mucinous
  • Marabous
  • Eurokous
  • Digamous
  • Cupreous
  • Cumulous
  • Croupous
  • Couscous
  • Caribous
  • Captious
  • Biramous
  • Biparous
  • Bimanous
  • Bibulous
  • Acarpous
  • Vitreous
  • Venulous
  • Thallous
  • Ravenous
  • Oogamous
  • Gracious
  • Glaucous
  • Ferreous
  • Epigeous
  • Edacious
  • Dioicous
  • Diecious
  • Aduncous
  • Turacous
  • Tumulous
  • Tubulous
  • Tinamous
  • Strumous
  • Spurious
  • Sepalous
  • Scarious
  • Sabulous
  • Ructious
  • Ramulous
  • Petalous
  • Perilous
  • Patulous
  • Numinous
  • Nubilous
  • Nebulous
  • Nacreous
  • Mutinous
  • Melanous
  • Luscious
  • Luminous
  • Libelous
  • Laminous
  • Lacteous
  • Gorgeous
  • Enormous
  • Corneous
  • Citreous
  • Cautious
  • Caesious
  • Astomous
  • Araceous
  • Acoelous
  • Acaulous
  • Undulous
  • Studious
  • Sedulous
  • Orgulous
  • Nodulous
  • Ligneous
  • Idoneous
  • Griseous
  • Glorious
  • Enginous
  • Angulous
  • Anginous
  • Usurious
  • Tortious
  • Titanous
  • Stannous
  • Setulous
  • Selenous
  • Rosinous
  • Resinous
  • Nauseous
  • Arsonous
  • Arsenous

9 letter words that end in ous

  • Kinkajous
  • Kabeljous
  • Hazardous
  • Oxygenous
  • Carcajous
  • Zoogenous
  • Vexatious
  • Judicious
  • Exogamous
  • Unzealous
  • Querulous
  • Obnoxious
  • Hypogeous
  • Corymbous
  • Vivacious
  • Trijugous
  • Officious
  • Naphthous
  • Molybdous
  • Exogenous
  • Aphyllous
  • Luxurious
  • Innoxious
  • Injurious
  • Fabaceous
  • Euryokous
  • Eponymous
  • Cephalous
  • Bonhomous
  • Amorphous
  • Achromous
  • Syngamous
  • Sphagnous
  • Pumiceous
  • Pomaceous
  • Plumbeous
  • Nickelous
  • Micaceous
  • Humungous
  • Humongous
  • Fugacious
  • Frivolous
  • Epigynous
  • Capacious
  • Bumptious
  • Ytterbous
  • Voracious
  • Vinaceous
  • Vimineous
  • Vicarious
  • Verrucous
  • Verminous
  • Veracious
  • Tufaceous
  • Synoicous
  • Scirrhous
  • Saphenous
  • Oviparous
  • Oblivious
  • Marvelous
  • Lichenous
  • Gumptious
  • Fractious
  • Fibrinous
  • Ferocious
  • Facetious
  • Chitinous
  • Cavernous
  • Bodacious
  • Bifarious
  • Apogamous
  • Anonymous
  • Ambagious
  • Acanthous
  • Vagarious
  • Stenokous
  • Semipious
  • Sebaceous
  • Righteous
  • Rapacious
  • Pinaceous
  • Pectinous
  • Monoicous
  • Monecious
  • Minacious
  • Malicious
  • Lubricous
  • Invidious
  • Imperious
  • Criminous
  • Crapulous
  • Coumarous
  • Conscious
  • Cetaceous
  • Ceraceous
  • Carbonous
  • Calculous
  • Barbarous
  • Apiaceous
  • Ambitious
  • Acuminous
  • Variolous
  • Uropodous
  • Unenvious
  • Tyrannous
  • Thallious
  • Sagacious
  • Pendulous
  • Palladous
  • Nonvenous
  • Nefarious
  • Melodious
  • Manganous
  • Isogamous
  • Hilarious
  • Ginormous
  • Fistulous
  • Felonious
  • Epigonous
  • Epigenous
  • Dioecious
  • Diclinous
  • Delicious
  • Credulous
  • Biogenous
  • Audacious
  • Acidulous
  • Untimeous
  • Uniramous
  • Uniparous
  • Uncurious
  • Unanimous
  • Troublous
  • Tremulous
  • Tenacious
  • Silicious
  • Siliceous
  • Setaceous
  • Sericeous
  • Salacious
  • Rosaceous
  • Pustulous
  • Poisonous
  • Plenteous
  • Platinous
  • Penurious
  • Nectarous
  • Malarious
  • Libellous
  • Larcenous
  • Laborious
  • Incurious
  • Egregious
  • Cutaneous
  • Cretinous
  • Courteous
  • Cinereous
  • Cellulous
  • Callalous
  • Bounteous
  • Beauteous
  • Autecious
  • Atrocious
  • Arboreous
  • Apetalous
  • Anomalous
  • Aluminous
  • Alburnous
  • Urogenous
  • Unguinous
  • Trigonous
  • Tendinous
  • Seditious
  • Religious
  • Litigious
  • Isologous
  • Isogenous
  • Insidious
  • Ingenious
  • Glutinous
  • Glutenous
  • Garrulous
  • Erogenous
  • Dentulous
  • Delirious
  • Analogous
  • Unserious
  • Unisonous
  • Tartarous
  • Tantalous
  • Selenious
  • Notorious
  • Neotenous
  • Erroneous
  • Arsenious

10 letter words that end in ous

  • Homozygous
  • Hemizygous
  • Zoophilous
  • Hypogynous
  • Subaqueous
  • Sequacious
  • Obsequious
  • Loquacious
  • Homonymous
  • Saxicolous
  • Polygynous
  • Perjurious
  • Nonaqueous
  • Amphibious
  • Viviparous
  • Tuffaceous
  • Synonymous
  • Polygamous
  • Homogamous
  • Dimorphous
  • Syncarpous
  • Posthumous
  • Polysemous
  • Paronymous
  • Impervious
  • Herbaceous
  • Extraneous
  • Epiphanous
  • Curvacious
  • Curvaceous
  • Commodious
  • Acephalous
  • Precocious
  • Perigynous
  • Perfidious
  • Monogynous
  • Membranous
  • Homologous
  • Homogenous
  • Distichous
  • Diaphanous
  • Decapodous
  • Capricious
  • Voluminous
  • Violaceous
  • Victorious
  • Umbrageous
  • Trichinous
  • Theonomous
  • Scrofulous
  • Rampageous
  • Pugnacious
  • Predacious
  • Predaceous
  • Pediculous
  • Olivaceous
  • Nonviscous
  • Nonobvious
  • Nidifugous
  • Mysterious
  • Monogamous
  • Mendacious
  • Marvellous
  • Lascivious
  • Infectious
  • Hellacious
  • Harmonious
  • Foraminous
  • Foliaceous
  • Fictitious
  • Fallacious
  • Factitious
  • Euphonious
  • Drupaceous
  • Avaricious
  • Antonymous
  • Viraginous
  • Suspicious
  • Scrupulous
  • Propitious
  • Prodigious
  • Precarious
  • Pernicious
  • Monoecious
  • Miraculous
  • Meticulous
  • Lubricious
  • Keratinous
  • Horrendous
  • Halogenous
  • Fuliginous
  • Flagitious
  • Fastidious
  • Ericaceous
  • Endogamous
  • Diadromous
  • Coriaceous
  • Ceruminous
  • Cancellous
  • Calumnious
  • Calcareous
  • Bituminous
  • Auspicious
  • Albuminous
  • Abstemious
  • Villainous
  • Ungracious
  • Tremendous
  • Stupendous
  • Struthious
  • Scandalous
  • Ridiculous
  • Nidicolous
  • Migrainous
  • Lugubrious
  • Libidinous
  • Leguminous
  • Gramineous
  • Dispiteous
  • Despiteous
  • Courageous
  • Contagious
  • Caliginous
  • Autogamous
  • Anadromous
  • Allogamous
  • Uproarious
  • Testaceous
  • Tenebrious
  • Scurrilous
  • Salubrious
  • Robustious
  • Rebellious
  • Monotonous
  • Licentious
  • Indigenous
  • Incautious
  • Gregarious
  • Gangrenous
  • Endogenous
  • Coetaneous
  • Censorious
  • Battailous
  • Autotomous
  • Autonomous
  • Autoecious
  • Arenaceous
  • Anatropous
  • Anasarcous
  • Alliaceous
  • Tendrilous
  • Stridulous
  • Outrageous
  • Oleaginous
  • Nongaseous
  • Lanuginous
  • Inglorious
  • Gluttonous
  • Gelatinous
  • Edentulous
  • Autologous
  • Autogenous
  • Treasonous
  • Serotinous
  • Nutritious
  • Nonserious

11 letter words that end in ous

  • Xylophagous
  • Mycophagous
  • Xerophilous
  • Overzealous
  • Polyphagous
  • Symphonious
  • Polyphonous
  • Polyonymous
  • Overanxious
  • Injudicious
  • Homophonous
  • Expeditious
  • Efficacious
  • Terraqueous
  • Dichogamous
  • Cacophonous
  • Blasphemous
  • Synchronous
  • Overobvious
  • Monophagous
  • Hydrogenous
  • Dichotomous
  • Callipygous
  • Calcifugous
  • Sympetalous
  • Isomorphous
  • Diadelphous
  • Compendious
  • Unfrivolous
  • Scrumptious
  • Prognathous
  • Primiparous
  • Opprobrious
  • Myelogenous
  • Impecunious
  • Homogeneous
  • Calcicolous
  • Sulphureous
  • Omnifarious
  • Nonvenomous
  • Magnanimous
  • Isochronous
  • Fissiparous
  • Farinaceous
  • Fantabulous
  • Catadromous
  • Androgynous
  • Anachronous
  • Vertiginous
  • Unrighteous
  • Unmalicious
  • Unconscious
  • Unambitious
  • Tuberculous
  • Semelparous
  • Scoriaceous
  • Saponaceous
  • Rumbustious
  • Punctilious
  • Multiparous
  • Ferruginous
  • Farraginous
  • Crustaceous
  • Coterminous
  • Ceremonious
  • Acrimonious
  • Unmelodious
  • Tendencious
  • Sporogenous
  • Serpiginous
  • Prestigious
  • Overserious
  • Intravenous
  • Incredulous
  • Ignominious
  • Flirtatious
  • Collagenous
  • Burglarious
  • Anisogamous
  • Terricolous
  • Temerarious
  • Spontaneous
  • Solanaceous
  • Repetitious
  • Pretentious
  • Nulliparous
  • Nonluminous
  • Mountainous
  • Meritorious
  • Contrarious
  • Contentious
  • Atrabilious
  • Arenicolous
  • Abstentious
  • Terrigenous
  • Tendentious
  • Tautologous
  • Sanguineous
  • Nitrogenous
  • Irreligious
  • Industrious
  • Dissentious
  • Deleterious
  • Sententious
  • Illustrious

12 letter words that end in ous

  • Heterozygous
  • Schizogonous
  • Biohazardous
  • Phytophagous
  • Nonhazardous
  • Quadrumanous
  • Polymorphous
  • Hygrophilous
  • Polystichous
  • Mesophyllous
  • Cryptogamous
  • Coprophagous
  • Coprophilous
  • Saprophagous
  • Pseudonymous
  • Orchidaceous
  • Necrophagous
  • Monadelphous
  • Eurythermous
  • Compunctious
  • Asynchronous
  • Anthophilous
  • Trichotomous
  • Polypetalous
  • Peritrichous
  • Oligophagous
  • Microvillous
  • Incommodious
  • Anemophilous
  • Subconscious
  • Steatopygous
  • Semiprecious
  • Rambunctious
  • Preconscious
  • Pectinaceous
  • Nonfrivolous
  • Heterogamous
  • Hematogenous
  • Hebetudinous
  • Contumacious
  • Collembolous
  • Carbonaceous
  • Trepidacious
  • Succedaneous
  • Overcautious
  • Orthotropous
  • Multifarious
  • Mucilaginous
  • Inharmonious
  • Impetiginous
  • Heteronomous
  • Heteroecious
  • Gamopetalous
  • Diatomaceous
  • Advantageous
  • Vainglorious
  • Unsuspicious
  • Unscrupulous
  • Unpropitious
  • Unfastidious
  • Suppositious
  • Supercilious
  • Subcutaneous
  • Porcelaneous
  • Pertinacious
  • Percutaneous
  • Parsimonious
  • Nonconscious
  • Meretricious
  • Inauspicious
  • Heterologous
  • Heterogenous
  • Gametogenous
  • Contumelious
  • Conterminous
  • Cementitious
  • Adventitious
  • Uncourageous
  • Trepidatious
  • Sacrilegious
  • Gallinaceous
  • Disputatious
  • Discourteous
  • Argillaceous
  • Adscititious
  • Uncensorious
  • Simultaneous
  • Nonunanimous
  • Nonpoisonous
  • Insalubrious
  • Nonreligious
  • Altitudinous
  • Ultraserious
  • Ostentatious
  • Oleoresinous

13 letter words that end in ous

  • Zygodactylous
  • Mycetophagous
  • Polychotomous
  • Microphyllous
  • Ovoviviparous
  • Hematophagous
  • Camphoraceous
  • Thermophilous
  • Inefficacious
  • Hypercautious
  • Gymnospermous
  • Perspicacious
  • Entomophagous
  • Autochthonous
  • Overconscious
  • Overambitious
  • Entomophilous
  • Cavernicolous
  • Autocephalous
  • Tetradynamous
  • Subcoriaceous
  • Subbituminous
  • Semiconscious
  • Overcredulous
  • Nonhomologous
  • Mucocutaneous
  • Inhomogeneous
  • Disharmonious
  • Diathermanous
  • Prolegomenous
  • Nonmonogamous
  • Noninfectious
  • Cleistogamous
  • Angiospermous
  • Unceremonious
  • Supercautious
  • Subreptitious
  • Stercoraceous
  • Sanctimonious
  • Pusillanimous
  • Proteinaceous
  • Porcellaneous
  • Overingenious
  • Miscellaneous
  • Heterogeneous
  • Conscientious
  • Semireligious
  • Rectitudinous
  • Plenitudinous
  • Platitudinous
  • Nonleguminous
  • Noncontagious
  • Multitudinous
  • Cartilaginous
  • Arteriovenous
  • Unpretentious
  • Uncontentious
  • Ultraluminous
  • Ultracautious
  • Surreptitious
  • Superstitious
  • Subterraneous
  • Nonindigenous
  • Nongregarious
  • Nonautonomous
  • Enterocoelous
  • Consentaneous
  • Antireligious
  • Nonnutritious
  • Instantaneous

14 letter words that end in ous

  • Ichthyophagous
  • Myrmecophilous
  • Ultrahazardous
  • Chlorophyllous
  • Hyperconscious
  • Heterophyllous
  • Extemporaneous
  • Campylotropous
  • Pseudomorphous
  • Superluxurious
  • Hemimetabolous
  • Geosynchronous
  • Nonsynchronous
  • Oversuspicious
  • Overscrupulous
  • Overfastidious
  • Holometabolous
  • Dicotyledonous
  • Superambitious
  • Papilionaceous
  • Nonhomogeneous
  • Contradictious
  • Supposititious
  • Semiautonomous
  • Socioreligious
  • Multireligious
  • Consanguineous
  • Transcutaneous
  • Intracutaneous
  • Ultrareligious
  • Nonnitrogenous
  • Interreligious
  • Unostentatious

15 letter words that end in ous

  • Hyperfastidious
  • Excrementitious
  • Anthropophagous
  • Pulchritudinous
  • Unselfconscious
  • Enantiomorphous
  • Vicissitudinous
  • Disadvantageous
  • Contemporaneous
  • Ultrafastidious
  • Antituberculous
  • Deuteranomalous
  • Nonsimultaneous

Related words

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How many words end with ous?

The Scrabble dictionary contains 1294 words ending in ous. The shortest word is 4 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
41
53
625
790
8129
9195
10166
11105
1295
1370
1433
1513

Frequency of words ending with letters 'O U S'

Most common letters before the suffix -ous

What are the most common last letters of stems that end with ous? We analyzed letter frequency of the first letters before this suffix. Our findings help you make strategic tile placement decisions in Scrabble.

Memorize the letters from the table below.

Word countLast letter of stemFrequency
282i21.8%
246r19%
156n12.1%
134e10.4%
117l9%
83m6.4%
74t5.7%
52u4%
37g2.9%
22c1.7%
21h1.6%
17d1.3%
14p1.1%
10b0.8%
8j0.6%
7v0.5%
5k0.4%
4y0.3%
2f0.2%
1z0.1%