Palindrome Words

Words That Are Spelled the Same Backward as They Are Forward.

A palindrome is a word, sentence, verse, or even number that reads the same backward or forward. It derives from Greek roots that literally mean “running back”.

Anna

A-N-N-A.
A former monetary unit of India and Pakistan, equal to one sixteenth of a rupee.

Bib

B-I-B.
A piece of cloth or plastic fastened round a child’s neck to keep its clothes clean while eating.

Civic

C-I-V-I-C.
Relating to a city or town, especially its administration; municipal.

Deified

D-E-I-F-I-E-D.
Worship or regard as a god.

Dewed

D-e-w-e-d.
Moisten with drops of liquid.

Hannah

H-a-n-n-a-h.
A name meaning “glory!”

Kayak

K-a-y-a-k.
A canoe of a type used originally by the Inuit, made of a light frame with a watertight covering having a small opening in the top to sit in.

Level

L-e-v-e-l.
A horizontal plane or line with respect to the distance above or below a given point.

Madam

M-a-d-a-m.
used to address or refer to a woman in a polite or respectful way.

Minim

M-i-n-i-m.
A note having the time value of two crotchets or half a semibreve, represented by a ring with a stem.

Mom

M-o-m.
One’s mother. As in, the best person in the world!

Noon

N-o-o-n.
Twelve o’clock in the day; midday.

Nun

N-u-n.
A member of a religious community of women, typically one living under vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience.

Peep

P-e-e-p.
Look quickly and furtively at something, especially through a narrow opening.

Pop

P-o-p.
Make a light explosive sound.

Racecar

R-a-c-e-c-a-r.
A very fast car that is used in professional auto racing.

Radar

R-a-d-a-r.
A system for detecting the presence, direction, distance, and speed of aircraft, ships, and other objects, by sending out pulses of radio waves which are reflected off the object back to the source.

Redder

R-e-d-d-e-r.
Of a colour at the end of the spectrum next to orange and opposite violet, as of blood, fire, or rubies.

Refer

R-e-f-e-r.
Mention or allude to.

Repaper

R-e-p-a-p-e-r.
Apply new wallpaper to (a wall or room).

Rotator

R-o-t-a-t-o-r.
A thing which rotates or which causes something to rotate.

Rotor

R-o-t-o-r.
A hub with a number of radiating aerofoils that is rotated in an approximately horizontal plane to provide the lift for a helicopter or other rotary wing aircraft.

Sagas

S-a-g-a-s.
A long story of heroic achievement, especially a medieval prose narrative in Old Norse or Old Icelandic.

Sis

S-i-s.
A person’s sister.

Solos

S-o-l-o-s.
A piece or passage of vocal or instrumental music for one performer.

Stats

S-t-a-t-s.
Short for “statistics”

Tenet

T-e-n-e-t.
A principle or belief, especially one of the main principles of a religion or philosophy.

Wow

W-o-w.
Expressing astonishment or admiration.

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