5 letter words starting with bou

Looking for a clue for todays Wordle or another Word game? Look no further! We got you covered. We got quite a few plausible five letter words starting with bou.

  • BOUGE
  • BOUGH
  • BOUKS
  • BOULE
  • BOULT
  • BOUND
  • BOUNS
  • BOURD
  • BOURG
  • BOURN
  • BOUSE
  • BOUSY
  • BOUTS
  • BOUTU

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Definition of boult

boult (noun)

  1. A (usually) metal fastener consisting of a cylindrical body that is threaded, with a larger head on one end. It can be inserted into an unthreaded hole up to the head, with a nut then threaded on the other end; a heavy machine screw.
  2. A sliding pin or bar in a lock or latch mechanism.
  3. A bar of wood or metal dropped in horizontal hooks on a door and adjoining wall or between the two sides of a double door, to prevent the door(s) from being forced open.
  4. A sliding mechanism to chamber and unchamber a cartridge in a firearm.
  5. A small personal-armour-piercing missile for short-range use, or (in common usage though deprecated by experts) a short arrow, intended to be shot from a crossbow or a catapult.
  6. A lightning spark, i.e., a lightning bolt.
  7. A sudden event, action or emotion.
  8. A large roll of fabric or similar material, as a bolt of cloth.
  9. A sudden spring or start; a sudden leap aside.
  10. A sudden flight, as to escape creditors.
  11. A refusal to support a nomination made by the party with which one has been connected; a breaking away from one's party.
  12. An iron to fasten the legs of a prisoner; a shackle; a fetter.
  13. A burst of speed or efficiency.

boult (verb)

  1. To connect or assemble pieces using a bolt.
  2. To secure a door by locking or barring it.
  3. To flee, to depart, to accelerate suddenly.
  4. To cause to start or spring forth; to dislodge (an animal being hunted).
  5. To strike or fall suddenly like a bolt.
  6. To escape.
  7. Of a plant, to grow quickly; to go to seed.
  8. To swallow food without chewing it.
  9. To drink one's drink very quickly; to down a drink.
  10. To refuse to support a nomination made by a party or caucus with which one has been connected; to break away from a party.
  11. To utter precipitately; to blurt or throw out.

boult (noun)

  1. A sieve, especially a long fine sieve used in milling for bolting flour and meal; a bolter.

boult (verb)

  1. To sift, especially through a cloth.
  2. To sift the bran and germ from wheat flour.
  3. To separate, assort, refine, or purify by other means.
  4. To discuss or argue privately, and for practice, as cases at law.

Definition of bound

bound (verb)

  1. To tie; to confine by any ligature.
  2. To cohere or stick together in a mass.
  3. To be restrained from motion, or from customary or natural action, as by friction.
  4. To exert a binding or restraining influence.
  5. To tie or fasten tightly together, with a cord, band, ligature, chain, etc.
  6. To confine, restrain, or hold by physical force or influence of any kind.
  7. To couple.
  8. To oblige, restrain, or hold, by authority, law, duty, promise, vow, affection, or other social tie.
  9. To put (a person) under definite legal obligations, especially, under the obligation of a bond or covenant.
  10. To place under legal obligation to serve.
  11. To protect or strengthen by applying a band or binding, as the edge of a carpet or garment.
  12. To make fast (a thing) about or upon something, as by tying; to encircle with something.
  13. To cover, as with a bandage.
  14. To prevent or restrain from customary or natural action, as by producing constipation.
  15. To put together in a cover, as of books.
  16. To make two or more elements stick together.
  17. To associate an identifier with a value; to associate a variable name, method name, etc. with the content of a storage location.
  18. To complain; to whine about something.

bound (adjective)

  1. (with infinitive) Obliged (to).
  2. (of a morpheme) That cannot stand alone as a free word.
  3. (of a variable) Constrained by a quantifier.
  4. Constipated; costive.
  5. Confined or restricted to a certain place; e.g. railbound.
  6. Unable to move in certain conditions; e.g. snowbound.

bound (adjective)

  1. Ready, prepared.
  2. Ready to start or go (to); moving in the direction (of).
  3. (with infinitive) Very likely (to), certain to

bound (noun)

  1. (often used in plural) A boundary, the border which one must cross in order to enter or leave a territory.
  2. A value which is known to be greater or smaller than a given set of values.

bound (verb)

  1. To surround a territory or other geographical entity.
  2. To be the boundary of.

bound (noun)

  1. A sizeable jump, great leap.
  2. A spring from one foot to the other in dancing.
  3. A bounce; a rebound.

bound (verb)

  1. To leap, move by jumping.
  2. To cause to leap.
  3. To rebound; to bounce.
  4. To cause to rebound; to throw so that it will rebound; to bounce.



Definition of bouts

bouts (noun)

  1. A period of something, usually painful or unpleasant.
  2. A boxing match.
  3. An assault (a fencing encounter) at which the score is kept.
  4. A roller derby match.
  5. A fighting competition.
  6. A bulge or widening in a musical instrument, such as either of the two characteristic bulges of a guitar.
  7. The going and returning of a plough, or other implement used to mark the ground and create a headland, across a field.

bouts (verb)

  1. To contest a bout.