Spelling Bee Words List for Adults

Adult Spelling Words are good starting point to know which words will appear in the tests you are going to appear for Adult Spelling Tests. 

Strong spelling words are a challenge – and are always fun to practice. This list of 100 Long English Words for building English vocabulary is especially designed for adults to challenge their spelling skills.

Spelling Bee Words for Adults

Following is a list of difficult adult spelling bee words along with meaning:

Word Meaning
Anthophilous Eating flowers
Banausic Common and refined
Bedraggle Wet and dirty, as if from rain
Latke A pancake made of mashed potatoes
Abecedarian Arranged alphabetically, as for beginners
Carnassial Designed for cutting meat
Abomasum A fourth part of the belly of a shepherd
Coulomb An electric charge unit equal to the amount of charge transmitted by the current power of 1 ampere per second
Boustrophedon Ancient writing system: having one line written in opposite directions; literally `like an ox plows’
Vinaceous Or related to wine
Clade A group of organisms or species that share characteristics inherited from one ancestor
Pullulate Produce buds, twigs, or stems
Impuissance Impotence manifested by inability to do something
Novacaine Proaine is used as a hydrochloride
Annulet Small ring
Arriviste An aspirant or aspiring public figure
Braille Suggested writing that can be read by the visually impaired
Catachresis Difficult or confusing use of words can be intentional or deliberate
Jacquard Fabric with high heels woven into the loom of Jacquard
Droshky An open cart with four-wheel-drive horses
Bicuspid Having two cusps or points
Adscissa The amount of coordinate on the horizontal axis
Trichinosis Attacked by trichina worms spread by eating insufficient meat, the larvae migrate from the intestinal tract to the muscles where they fill up.
Finagle Gaining something through cunning or cunning methods
Satori A state of sudden spiritual enlightenment
Clerihew A humorous verse with two contrasting couples
Propagandize Under propaganda
Calisthenic Or related to calisthenics
Tintinnabulation The sound of the bell ringing
Acclimatize To get used to a certain place
Luau A great Hawaiian party or party
Dentifrice Toothpaste
Louche Of tasting or questionable behavior
Burgeon Grow and prosper
Traipse Walk or tread
Anglophile Who loves English and English things
Zirconium A shiny gray metal solid like titanium
Cologne Aromatic liquids made from essential oils and alcohol
Cubbyhole Small room
Cappuccino A drink made from equal parts of espresso and hot milk
Alopecia Partial or complete loss of hair
Judgmental Related to a person’s assessment, status, or event
Milligram A thousand grams
Prepossess Cause them to be busy
Flibbertigibbet Stupid, timid, and extremely talkative
Salmagundi Cooked meat and eggs and vegetables are usually arranged in rows around the plate and dressed with a dressing salad.
Cardigan A knitted jersey that can be tied at the front
Threnody A song or hymn
Franipani Any tropical American tropical shrubs or shrubs with milk thistle and flowers of various colors.
Pasteurization Partial excretion of food at a temperature that destroys harmful bacteria without major changes in food chemistry.


Acrimonious Marked with great anger or criticism
Acronym A short word made up of the first letters of several words
Antitoxin An antibody that can eliminate certain toxins
Apostrophe A symbol used to indicate the release of one or more characters
Asterisk Star-shaped character used in printing
Avoirdupois Weight system based on 16 ounces
Baste Cover with liquid before cooking
Bombastic They are incredibly high in style
Candelabra a candlestick with a branch; decorative; it has several lights
Cantankerous It blocks block and does not want to cooperate
Cello Stringed musical instrument
Choreography A game that combines art dancing
Chrysalis Caterpillar moth or cork-covered butterfly
Cistern A pot or pit containing a liquid
Clavicle The bone that connects the scapula and sternum
Cleanser Corrections used for cleaning
Coliseum A large circular arena with seats
Concomitant Tracking or compliance as a result
Confection Foods rich in sugar
Credential A document that testifies to the truth of certain facts
Cremation Cremation
Descant Compatibility with decorative music (often developed) is added in addition to the basic music
Dirigible Self-driving aircraft
Ductile It can be shaped or bent or pulled out
Dysfunction Any disturbance in the functioning of the human organ or organ
Endemic Traditionally or closed somewhere
Enzyme A complex protein produced by cells that act as a catalyst
Esophagus Larynx between pharynx and abdomen
Exasperate Acasuke
Expendable Ready for use
Extracurricular Except for standard subjects
Eyesore The worst and most annoying thing
Fecund It can produce seeds or plants
Festoon Decorative representation of a series of flowers
Filibuster Strategy to delay the law by making longer speeches
Fuchsia A hot tree with beautiful hanging flowers
Geranium Other plants of the Geraniaceae family
Gourmand A person who is obsessed with food and drink
Gregarious Emotional desires and the enjoyment of being with others
Hacienda A large house on a farm or in a large area
Heirloom Something that has been around for generations in the family
Hoax Something intended to deceive
Horsemanship Ability to manage and mount horses
Indict He has been officially accused of crime
Insulin The hormone produced by Langerhans is concentrated
Integer Any natural or negative number, or zero


Inveigh They complain bitterly
Iota Minimum or unreachable value
Jinx Bad spelling
Kris A malayan dagger with a wavy blade
Laxative Promotion release
Liqueur Strong-flavored alcoholic beverages are usually consumed after meals
Lullaby A quiet song intended to help the child fall asleep
Lumbago Back pain affecting the lumbar region or lower back
Mannequin A life size dummy used to display clothing
Marionette Top image with string dolls
Marjoram Perennial Eurasian fragrant
Mayonnaise Egg yolks and oil and vinegar
Milieu Nature
Myopia Blurred vision when distant objects appear blurred
Myrrh Fragrant incense is burned as incense and used in perfumes
Neurosis A mental illness that makes you behave strangely
Oriflamme A motivating sign or goal that serves as a meeting place for the struggle
Pancreas A long-term exocrine gland found in the back of the abdomen
Panoply A complete and impressive list
Penumbra A light spot around the dark part of the shadow
Pergola A framework that supports climbing plants
Petiole A small stem that supports a leaf blade
Philippic Speech of suspicion of violence
Phlegm Saliva mixed with water comes out of the respiratory tract
Pirouette Rapid body circulation
Potpourri A collection containing various items
Quandary A state of uncertainty in choosing between bad options
Questionnaire A form with a set of questions for obtaining mathematical information
Radiator Heater that closes a series of steam pipes
Realty Property that includes houses and land
Recurrent It happens over and over again
Restaurateur The owner of the restaurant
Salamander Aquatic animals are like lizards
Seismic It depends on the cause of the earthquake or the earthquake
Serum Grass, a liquid, rich in protein, breaks down as the blood circulates
Shepherdess Female shepherd
Sleuth Tracker Detective
Spavin Inflammation of the horse joint
Succulent It is delicious and full of juice
Supererogatory More than what is needed, desired, or needed
Tambourine A shallow drum with metal discs on the sides
Theocracy A political party ruled by God
Ticklish Hard to manage; it requires great ingenuity
Tourniquet A bandage that stops blood flow by applying pressure
Tremolo A shocking effect produced by a one-tone repetition
Triptych Art that incorporates drawing or sculpture into three panels
Tulip Any many evergreen herbs have straight or lanceolate leaves and usually show a single flower.
Umbilical Related or similar related
Uncensored Not under test
Wainscoting Wood panels can be used to connect the walls of a room
Wanderlust Very strong or unstoppable travel pressure
Wolverine A shaggy North American full-grown mammal
Writhe Walk with twisted or twisted movements

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