5 letter words ending in LOO

The following list contains 1 five letter word in English

5 letter words ending in LOO in English

5 letter words ending in GLOO

Common 5 letter words ending in LOO with meaning


Part of Speech: Noun

Definition: A dome-shaped dwelling made of blocks of ice and snow, typically used by indigenous people of the Arctic regions.

Pronunciation (US): /ɪˈɡlu/

Pronunciation (UK): /ˈɪɡluː/

Origin and Usage: The word "igloo" comes from the Inuit language, which is spoken in the Arctic regions of Canada, Alaska, and Greenland. The word originally referred to any type of dwelling, but in English, it has come to refer specifically to the dome-shaped snow houses built by the Inuit people. The first known use of the word in English dates back to 1857.

Synonyms: Snow house, ice house, snow hut.

Related Words: Eskimo, Inuit, iglus.

Example Sentences:

  • She built an igloo to protect herself from the cold.
  • The Inuit people have been building igloos for centuries.
  • They huddled together in the igloo to stay warm.