11 Letters
7 Consonants
4 Vowels
4 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use caterpillar as a noun in a sentence.
About Caterpillar
A 4 syllables noun and 11 letters with the letters a, c, e, i, l, p, r, and t, 7 consonants, 4 vowels and 4 syllables with the middle letter p. Caterpillar starts with and ends in a consonant with the starting letters c, ca, cat, cate, cater, and the ending characters are r, ar, lar, llar, illar, . Caterpillar is also a double consonant (ll) word. View the double consonant words list.
Definition
A wormlike and often brightly colored and hairy or spiny larva of a butterfly or moth
Origin/Roots
Middle English
Compound Words
A compound word, caterpillar has more than one word within it. There's 2 words which are cater, and pillar.
School Grade
Caterpillar is set as a grade three word that starts with c, ends with r, 4 syllables, 4 vowels and 11 letters.
Pig Latin
Caterpillar in Pig Latin is said as "aterpillarcay or aterpillarcway".
Unigram
c | a | t | e | r | p | i | l | l | a | r
Bigram
ca | at | te | er | rp | pi | il | ll | la | ar
Trigram
cat | ate | ter | erp | rpi | pil | ill | lla | lar
Quadrigram
cate | ater | terp | erpi | rpil | pill | illa | llar
Word Gram
Noun Examples
a wormlike and often brightly colored and hairy or spiny larva of a butterfly or moth
a large vehicle that is driven by caterpillar tracks;
frequently used for moving earth in construction and farm work

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Caterpillar"

There are 45 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to caterpillar.

SynonymDefinition
Anglewormterrestrial worm that burrows into and helps aerate soil
often surfaces when the ground is cool or wet
used as bait by anglers
Arachnidair-breathing arthropods characterized by simple eyes and four pairs of legs
Arachnoidair-breathing arthropods characterized by simple eyes and four pairs of legs
Arthropodinvertebrate having jointed limbs and a segmented body with an exoskeleton made of chitin
Aurelia
Beetleinsect having biting mouthparts and front wings modified to form horny covers overlying the membranous rear wings
Buga minute life form (especially a disease-causing bacterium)
the term is not in technical use
Centipedechiefly nocturnal predacious arthropod having a flattened body of 15 to 173 segments each with a pair of legs the foremost being modified into poison fangs
Chilopod
Chrysalispupa of a moth or butterfly enclosed in a cocoon

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Anagrams

There are 1 anagrams from caterpillar.

Anagram Definition
Caterpillara wormlike and often brightly colored and hairy or spiny larva of a butterfly or moth

View English words with the unique letters used in caterpillar. Words With The Letters Aceilprt

Hypernyms

Caterpillar has 1 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Larvathe immature free-living form of most invertebrates and amphibians and fish which at hatching from the egg is fundamentally unlike its parent and must metamorphose

Hyponyms

There are 33 hyponyms for caterpillar

Word Definition
Armywormlarva of fungus gnat;
march in large companies in regular order
Army Worm
Beet Armyworm
Bollwormany of various moth caterpillars that destroy cotton bolls
Cabbagewormtoxic green larva of a cabbage butterfly
Cankerwormgreen caterpillar of a geometrid moth;
pest of various fruit and shade trees
Corn Borer
CutwormNorth American moth whose larvae feed on young plant stems cutting them off at the ground
Fall Armyworm
Giant Silkworm

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Meronyms

There are 2 member direct meronyms for the word caterpillar

Word Definition
Lepidopteramoths and butterflies
Order Lepidoptera





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