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whaling1 the business or work of hunting and killing whales and selling their parts.
wham used to imitate the sound of a loud noise made by hard blow, heavy falling object, or explosion.
wharf a structure built along a shore, and often into the water, where boats and ships dock; pier.
what which thing or kind of thing. [7 definitions]
whatever anything or everything that. [5 definitions]
what makes one tick what causes one's behavior (often used as a question).
what's shortened form of "what is" or "what has."
wheat the grain obtained from certain grasses and used in making flour and other foods. [2 definitions]
wheel a round frame that turns on the axle. Wheels are found on cars, trucks, bikes, wagons and other things. [6 definitions]
wheelbarrow a small cart with one or two wheels in front, two legs at the rear, and handles for pushing. Wheelbarrows are used to carry rocks, soil, leaves, and other materials short distances.
wheelchair a chair on two large wheels that is used by those who cannot walk from place to place.
wheeze to breathe with a hoarse or whistling sound. [2 definitions]
when at what time. [8 definitions]
whenever any time that. [2 definitions]
where at, in, or to what location. [9 definitions]
whereabouts in or near what location; about where. [2 definitions]
whereas while in contrast. [2 definitions]
whereupon after which; as a consequence.
wherever in, at, or toward whatever place or situation. [2 definitions]
whether used to introduce one choice or alternative. [2 definitions]
whey the watery part of milk that is left when the curds are separated out in making cheese.