English Vocabulary Words
with Meaning



English wordsMeanings
trepassto go on someone else’s land or property without permission
trialto test to see if something works well: the judging of a person in a court of law
trianglean area with three straight sides
tribea group of families who all live together with one chief who rules them
tricksomething clever. Some people can do magic tricks and others can do tricks like walking on a wire, or standing on a horse when it is running
trickleto flow in a very small stream
tricyclea three-wheeled cycle
triflesomething small and unimportant. The same word also means a sweet food made of sponge cake, cream or custard, and jelly
triggerthe little lever which is pulled to fire a gun
trimto make something neat, often by cutting off rough edges and loose threads. The same word also means to decorate a piece of clothing by adding lace, ribbons or some other pretty trimming
tripa short journey. The same word also means to stumble or fall as a result of catching your foot on something
trolleya set of trays on wheels; a small hand-cart
trotto run, but not as fast as you can
troubleanything which annoys or causes worry or unhappiness
troublesomecausing trouble or difficulty
trougha long narrow container which covers from your waist to your ankles, fitting around each leg separately
trouta kind of fish which lives in fresh water and is very good to eat
trowela little spade with a curved blade. It is used in the garden for turning over earth and digging up small plants
trucka big open vehicle for carrying heavy things from place to place
trudgeto walk along wearily, with heavy footsteps
truereal; correct
trumpeta musical instrument that you blow into
trunkthe thick stem of a tree. The same word also means an elephant’s nose, or a big box for sending clothes in
trustto believe that someone is honest, or that you will not be tricked
truthwhatever is true and has really happened
tryto test to see if something works: to do the best you can
tryingannoying; rather naughty
tuban open container for washing in or for holding liquids
tubea long thin hollow piece of metal, wood or other material. The same word also means a container from which you squeeze out the contents, such as tooth paste. Tube is also another word for an underground railway
tuckto roll or fold up. The same word also means chocolates and sweets
tufta small bunch of grass, hair or feathers, growing closely together
tugto pull hard at someone or something
tug of wara game in which a team pulls one each end of the same rope. Each team tries to pull the other team over a line
tugboata small but powerful ship which tows larger ships
tulipa brightly-coloured flower with a few large leaves. It grows from a bulb
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