English Vocabulary Words
with Meaning



English wordsMeanings
locka strong fastening for a door or gate that can only be opened with a key
anti-clockwisethe opposite direction to the way clock hands move
blocka big piece of something, like wood, metal or stone. The same word also means to be in the way of something
bullocka young bull
clocka machine that tells you what the time is
clockwisethe direction in which clock hands move
clockworkmachinery like that which is inside a clock
flocka large group of birds or of some animals
lacea string used to fasten shoes. The same word also means material with a pretty pattern of holes
lackto be in need of something you have not got. If you are hungry, you lack food
lagto follow along slowly behind others
lakea very large pool of water with land all around it
lashto hit someone with a whip; to tie up firmly
lassa girl
laughto make a noise to show you feel happy or think something is funny
lazynot wanting to work or make any effort
leakthe accidental escape of liquid or gas from a hole or crack in a pipe or container
legthe part of your body which joins on to your food. You have tow legs. The same word also means one of the pieces of wood that hold up a table or chair
legacya particular thing given by last will, a bequest
lickto touch something with your tongue, like a lollipop or an ice cream
liketo be fond of or be pleased with. The same word also means the same or almost the same
lilaca large garden bush with sweet-smelling white or purple flowers in the spring
loga thick round piece of wood. The same word also means a ship’s diary
lookto watch or try to see
loosethe opposite of tight, not properly fastened
loseto fail to have something
lucksomething that happens by change. You can have good luck or bad luck
luckyhaving good luck
luggagethe cases, trunks or bags you take your clothes in when you travel
o’clockthe time by the clock
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