5 letter words starting with DAL

5 letter words starting with DAL in English

5 letter words starting with DALE

5 letter words starting with DALL

Common 5 letter words starting with DAL with meaning

Parts of Speech

Dales is a noun.


Dales refer to a valley, especially a broad one. It can also mean a group of small hills, usually covered with grass or heather.


US: /deɪlz/

UK: /deɪlz/

Origin and Usage

The word "dales" originated from the Old English word "dæl" which means "valley". It has been in use since the 14th century and is commonly used in English literature to describe the scenic beauty of valleys and hills.


Valleys, ravines, gorges, canyons, hollows, basins.

Related Words

Glade, gorge, glens, hills, crags.

Example Sentences
  • The dales of Yorkshire are famous for their stunning landscapes.
  • The hikers walked through the dales and hills to reach the summit.
  • The dales of Scotland are known for their rugged beauty.
  • The dales are home to many species of birds and animals.
  • The small village was nestled in the dales, surrounded by hills and valleys.
Word: dally

1. Parts of Speech: verb

2. Definitions:

  1. to waste time, especially in a playful way
  2. to act flirtatiously or indecisively with someone

3. Pronunciations:

  • US: /ˈdæli/
  • UK: /ˈdæli/

4. Origin and Usage:

The word "dally" comes from the Middle English word "dali" which means "to chat, talk idly". It was first used in the 14th century. Today, it is commonly used to describe wasting time in a playful way or acting flirtatiously with someone.

5. Synonyms:

  • procrastinate
  • loiter
  • lollygag
  • flirt
  • tease

6. Related Words:

  • delay
  • hurry
  • lolly
  • whirl
  • yodel

7. Example Sentences:

  • She likes to dally in the park on her way home from work.
  • He dallyed with her for months before finally asking her out.