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ladder a pair of side pieces joined with horizontal bars called rungs, used for climbing.
laden filled with a great weight.
ladle a spoon with a long handle and a deep bowl used for serving liquids such as soup or punch. [2 definitions]
lady a polite word for a woman or girl. [3 definitions]
ladybird the British word for a small, round beetle that is red or orange with black spots. Ladybird has the same meaning as ladybug.
ladybug a small, round beetle that is red or orange with black spots. Ladybugs eat aphids and other insects that are harmful to plants.
lag to fall behind an expected pace. [4 definitions]
lagoon a shallow body of salt water by the sea. A lagoon is separated from the sea by sandbars, coral reefs, or islands. [2 definitions]
laid past tense and past participle of lay1.
lain past participle of lie2.
lair a wild animal's shelter; den.
lake a large body of fresh or salt water that is surrounded on all sides by land.
Lake Baikal a large lake located in the part of Russia that is in Asia. Lake Baikal is the deepest lake in the world and also contains the most water. It is a freshwater lake, which means that the water is not salty.
Lake Victoria a very large lake in Africa, located partly in Kenya and partly in Tanzania and Uganda.
lamb a young sheep. [2 definitions]
lame not able to walk well; disabled. [4 definitions]
lamp a device that gives off light.
lance a weapon with a long pole and pointed metal head. [2 definitions]
land the solid part of the earth's surface. [9 definitions]
landing the act of one that lands. [3 definitions]
landlady a woman who rents property to others.