6 Letters
4 Consonants
2 Vowels
2 Syllables
Type Of Speech
You can use purple as a noun, adjective satellite or as a verb in a sentence.
About Purple
A 2 syllables noun with the letters e, l, p, r and u, 4 consonants, 2 vowels and 2 syllables. The starting characters are p, pu, pur, purp, purpl, and ending characters are e, le, ple, rple, urple, with 6 letters..
Middle English
School Grade
Purple is set as a kindergarten word that starts with p, ends with e, 2 syllables, 2 vowels and 6 letters.
Is purple a scrabble word? A 10 point word in scrabble. Check the word games tab below for probability, odds and more.
Pig Latin
Purple in Pig Latin is said as "urplepay or urplepway".
Noun Examples
a chromatic color between red and blue
of imperial status;
"he was born to the purple"
Verb Examples
color purple
become purple
Adjective Satellite Examples
of a color midway between red and blue
belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler;
"golden age of imperial splendor";
"purple tyrant";
"regal attire";
"treated with royal acclaim";
"the royal carriage of a stag's head"
excessively elaborate or showily expressed;
"a writer of empurpled literature";
"many purple passages";
"speech embellished with classical quotations";
"an over-embellished story of the fish that got away"

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Purple"

There are 209 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 purple.

Synonym Definition
Achromasiaunnatural lack of color in the skin (as from bruising or sickness or emotional distress)
Adornedprovided with something intended to increase its beauty or distinction
Alcoholica person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually
Alkya person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually
Amethysta transparent purple variety of quartz
used as a gemstone
Amethystinecontaining or resembling amethyst
Arrayespecially fine or decorative clothing
Artificialartificially formal
"that artificial humility that her husband hated"
"contrived coyness"
"a stilted letter of acknowledgment"
"when people try to correct their speech they develop a stilted pronunciation"
Aureatehaving the deep slightly brownish color of gold
"long aureate (or golden) hair"
"a gold carpet"
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There are 2 anagrams from purple.

Anagram Definition
Purplea chromatic color between red and blue

View English words with the unique letters used in purple. Words With The Letters Elpru


Purple derives from 3 words.

Word Definition
Empurplecolor purple
Purplea chromatic color between red and blue
Purpuratecolor purple


Purple has 4 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Chromatic Color
Chromatic Colour
Spectral Color
Spectral Colour


There are 5 hyponyms for purple

Word Definition
Mauvea moderate purple
Reddish Blue
Reddish Purple
Royal Purple
Violeta variable color that lies beyond blue in the spectrum

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 purple.

Is purple a scrabble word or playable in Words With Friends? The probability of getting the word purple in scrabble is 1 out of every 1034767 games and Words With Friends is 1 out of every 1215850 games. This 10 point 6 letter scrabble word can be rearranged 360 ways, but what other words can be made with the letters e, l, p, r and u? Here is a list of 14 words with the letters e, l, p, r and u for better points possible on the board.

Word Scrabble Words With Friends Word Chums 4Pics1Word Jumble
Clear Up (8 letters)
Pleura (6 letters) 8 11 pleura
Pleural (7 letters) 9 13 pleural
Plexure (7 letters) 16 +6 19 +5 plexure
Preclude (8 letters) 13 +3 17 +3 preclude
Prelude (7 letters) 10 13 prelude
Prepupal (8 letters) 14 +4 19 +5 prepupal
Puddler (7 letters) 11 +1 14 puddler
Puller (6 letters) 8 12 puller
Pulper (6 letters) 10 14 reuppl
Purcell (7 letters) 11 +1 16 +2 purcell
Purely (6 letters) 11 +1 13 purely
Purple (6 letters) 10 14 reuppl
Puzzler (7 letters) 27 +17 30 +16 puzzler

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