6 Letters
4 Consonants
2 Vowels
2 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use insect as a noun in a sentence.
About Insect
A 2 syllables noun and 6 letters with the letters c, e, i, n, s, and t, 4 consonants, 2 vowels and 2 syllables with the middle letters se. Insect starts with a vowel and ends in a consonant with the starting letters i, in, ins, inse, insec, and the ending characters are t, ct, ect, sect, nsect, ..
Definition
Small air-breathing arthropod
Origin/Roots
Middle French
Compound Words
A compound word, insect has more than one word within it. There's 2 words which are ins, and ect.
Scrabble
Is insect a scrabble word? A 8 point word in scrabble. Check the word games tab below for probability, odds and more.
Pig Latin
Insect in Pig Latin is said as "insectay or insectway".
Unigram
i | n | s | e | c | t
Bigram
in | ns | se | ec | ct
Trigram
ins | nse | sec | ect
Quadrigram
inse | nsec | sect
Word Gram
Noun Examples
small air-breathing arthropod
a person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Insect"

There are 220 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 insect.

SynonymDefinition
American Dog Tick
Anasa Tristis
Animala living organism characterized by voluntary movement
Animate Being
Antsocial insect living in organized colonies
characteristically the males and fertile queen have wings during breeding season
wingless sterile females are the workers
Aphidany of various small plant-sucking insects
Aphistype genus of the Aphididae: injurious to fruit trees and vegetables
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

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Anagrams

There are 1 anagrams from insect.

Anagram Definition
Insectsmall air-breathing arthropod

View English words with the unique letters used in insect. Words With The Letters Ceinst

Hypernyms

Insect has 1 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Arthropodinvertebrate having jointed limbs and a segmented body with an exoskeleton made of chitin

Hyponyms

There are 69 hyponyms for insect

Word Definition
Beetleinsect having biting mouthparts and front wings modified to form horny covers overlying the membranous rear wings
Bird Louse
Biting Louse
Buga minute life form (especially a disease-causing bacterium);
the term is not in technical use
Collembolanany of numerous minute wingless primitive insects possessing a special abdominal appendage that allows the characteristic nearly perpetual springing pattern;
found in soil rich in organic debris or on the surface of snow or water
Defoliatoran insect that strips the leaves from plants
Dictyopterous Insect
Dipteraninsects having usually a single pair of functional wings (anterior pair) with the posterior pair reduced to small knobbed structures and mouth parts adapted for sucking or lapping or piercing
Dipteroninsects having usually a single pair of functional wings (anterior pair) with the posterior pair reduced to small knobbed structures and mouth parts adapted for sucking or lapping or piercing
Dipterous Insect

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Meronyms

There are 4 member direct meronyms for the word insect

Word Definition
Arthropodajointed-foot invertebrates: arachnids;
crustaceans;
insects;
millipedes;
centipedes
Clouda group of many insects;
"a swarm of insects obscured the light";
"a cloud of butterflies"
Phylum Arthropoda
Swarma group of many insects;
"a swarm of insects obscured the light";
"a cloud of butterflies"

The word games Words With Friends, 4pics1Word, Word Chums, and Jumble which is by far one of the most successful of the word games. Jumble was created in 1954 - below, you will find the most unscrambled letters for each descramble word game that others have solved or decoded to make the word insect.

Is insect a scrabble word or can you use insect in Words With Friends? The probability of getting this word in scrabble is 1 out of every 38325 games and in Words With Friends it's 1 out of every 41686 games. This 6 letter 8 point scrabble word can be rearranged 720 ways. What other words can be made with the letters c, e, i, n, s, and t? There's 12 with 8 letters or less with the letters c, e, i, n, s, and t. Here is a list of 12 to try to get you more points.

WordScrabbleWords With FriendsWord Chums4Pics1WordJumble
Centesis (8 letters) 10 +2 12 +2 centesis
Insecta (7 letters) 9 +1 11 +1 insecta
Insect (6 letters) 8 10 insect
Instance (8 letters) 10 +2 13 +3 aceinnst
Ancients (8 letters) 10 +2 13 +3 aceinnst
Cysteine (8 letters) 13 +5 14 +4 ceeinsty
Cystine (7 letters) 12 +4 13 +3 cystine
Vesicant (8 letters) 13 +5 16 +6 vesicant
Nescient (8 letters) 10 +2 13 +3 nescient
Insectan (8 letters) 10 +2 13 +3 aceinnst
Niceties (8 letters) 10 +2 12 +2 ceeiinst
Citizens (8 letters) 19 +11 21 +11 citizens





     

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