5 letter words starting with BOR

The following list contains 9 five letter words in English

5 letter words starting with BOR in English

5 letter words starting with BORA

5 letter words starting with BORD

5 letter words starting with BORE

5 letter words starting with BORI

5 letter words starting with BORN

5 letter words starting with BORO

Common 5 letter words starting with BOR with meaning

Parts of Speech

Bored is an adjective.


Bored means feeling weary because one is unoccupied or lacks interest in ones current activity.


US: /bɔrd/

UK: /bɔːd/

Origin and Usage

Bored originated from the past participle of the verb "bore" which means to make a hole in something using a drill or to make someone feel weary or uninterested. It has been used in the English language since the 18th century.


uninterested, disinterested, indifferent, apathetic, unconcerned, unresponsive, uninvolved, blasé, jaded, tired, weary, fatigued, enervated, listless, languid, spiritless, lifeless, lackadaisical, slothful, torpid, sluggish, inert, passive, phlegmatic, stolid, dull, monotonous, tedious, unexciting, uneventful, unstimulating, uninspiring, wearisome, tiresome, humdrum, routine, repetitive, prosaic, mundane, banal, insipid, vapid, flat, jejune, sterile, colorless, drab.

Related Words

board, broad, braid, brand, bread, break, breed, bride, brood, brook, broth, brown, bruin, bruit, brunt, brute, brush, brusk, briny, bring, brink, britt, bract, bream, bravo, brawn, braze, brash, brass, bride, brief, brine, brier, brail, brava, broil, bronc, brome, broom, brose, bousy, bouty, bower, bowse, boxed, boxer, boxth, boyar, boyau, boyla, bozo.

Example Sentences
  • He was bored

Part of Speech: Noun

Definition: A person or thing that bores, especially an insect or insect larva that bores into wood.

Pronunciation (US): /ˈbɔrər/

Pronunciation (UK): /ˈbɔːrə/

Origin and Usage: The word "borer" originated in the 16th century, from the verb "bore", meaning to make a hole in something. It is commonly used to refer to insects that bore into wood or other materials.

Synonyms: Insect, pest, worm.

Related Words: Driller, auger, chisel.

Example Sentences:

  • The apple tree was infested with borers.
  • The carpenter used an auger to bore a hole in the wood.
  • The drill bit was too big for the borer hole.
Definition of Borde 1. Parts of Speech

Borde is a noun.

2. Definitions

Borde refers to a border or edge of something.

3. Pronunciations

US: /ˈbɔrdə/

UK: /ˈbɔːdə/

4. Origin and Usage

The word "borde" originated from Old French "bord" which means "edge, border". It has been used in English since the 14th century.

5. Synonyms
  • Edge
  • Border
  • Perimeter
  • Margin
  • Brink
6. Related Words
  • Board
  • Bored
  • Bordeaux
  • Boris
  • Borne
7. Example Sentences
  • The borde of the painting was decorated with a golden frame.
  • The borde of the cliff was dangerous to walk on.
  • The borde of the garden was lined with flowers.
Parts of Speech:


  1. A coarse woolen fabric used for clothing and upholstery.
  2. A cold, north-eastern wind in the Adriatic region.
  • US: /ˈbɔːrəs/
  • UK: /ˈbɒrəs/
Origin and Usage:

The word "boras" originated from the Italian word "bora", meaning "north wind". It is commonly used in the Adriatic region, particularly in Croatia, to refer to a cold, dry, and often strong wind that blows from the north-east. The word "boras" is also used to describe a coarse woolen fabric that is commonly used for clothing and upholstery.


For the first definition, synonyms include "tweed", "herringbone", and "flannel". For the second definition, there are no commonly used synonyms.

Related Words:
  • boars
  • brans
  • bears
  • broas
  • braes
Example Sentences:
  1. She wore a coat made of boras to keep warm in the winter.
  2. The boras wind was so strong that it knocked over several trees.