5 letter words starting with cle

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 cle.

  • CLEAN
  • CLEAR
  • CLEAT
  • CLECK
  • CLEEK
  • CLEEP
  • CLEFS
  • CLEFT
  • CLEGS
  • CLEIK
  • CLEMS
  • CLEPE
  • CLEPT
  • CLERK
  • CLEVE
  • CLEWS

Sometimes the solution is an uncommon word, then It’s time to learn something new. Here’s the definition of a few of these words:

Definition of cleft

cleft (noun)

  1. An opening, fissure, or V-shaped indentation made by or as if by splitting.
  2. A piece made by splitting.
  3. A disease of horses; a crack on the band of the pastern.

cleft (verb)

  1. To syntactically separate a prominent constituent from the rest of the clause that concerns it, such as threat in "The threat which I saw but which he didn't see, was his downfall."

cleft (verb)

  1. To split or sever something with, or as if with, a sharp instrument.
  2. To break a single crystal (such as a gemstone or semiconductor wafer) along one of its more symmetrical crystallographic planes (often by impact), forming facets on the resulting pieces.
  3. To make or accomplish by or as if by cutting.
  4. To split (a complex molecule) into simpler molecules.
  5. To split.
  6. Of a crystal, to split along a natural plane of division.

cleft (adjective)

  1. Split, divided, or partially divided into two.

Definition of clegs

clegs (noun)

  1. A light breeze.
  2. A blood-sucking fly of the family Tabanidae; a gadfly, a horsefly.


Definition of clepe

clepe (noun)

  1. A cry; an appeal; a call.

clepe (verb)

  1. To give a call; cry out; appeal.
  2. To call; call upon; cry out to.
  3. To call to oneself; invite; summon.
  4. To call; call by the name of; name.
  5. (often with 'on') To tell lies about; inform against (someone).
  6. To be loquacious; tattle; gossip.
  7. To report; relate; tell.

Definition of clerk

clerk (noun)

  1. One who occupationally works with records, accounts, letters, etc.; an office worker.
  2. A facilitator of a Quaker meeting for business affairs.
  3. In the Church of England, the layman that assists in the church service, especially in reading the responses (also called parish clerk).
  4. A cleric or clergyman (the legal title for clergy of the Church of England is "Clerk in Holy Orders", still used in legal documents and cherished by some of their number).
  5. A scholar.

clerk (verb)

  1. To act as a clerk, to perform the duties or functions of a clerk