5-Letter Words Starting With SH

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5 letter words (148 words)
SHALL​8
SHARE​8
SHORT​8
SHOWS​11
SHOES​8
SHOWN​11
SHIPS​10
SHEET​8
SHIRT​8
SHOPS​10
SHAPE​10
SHARP​10
SHELL​8
SHIFT​11
SHOTS​8
SHOCK​14
SHOOT​8
SHORE​8
SHELF​11
SHEEP​10


There are 148 words with 5 letters that start with SH in the English language. If you’re here to solve your daily Wordle puzzle, the fastest way is with our Wordle Solver, especially if you’ve already guessed some of the letters or you can even get a Wordle hint.

You should also know that, among the words on this list, 52 of them could be accepted as Wordle solutions, according to the list of 2,309 words from the NYT. For more options, look at 5-letter words ending in SH or 5-letter words that contain SH in any position.

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For people looking at 5-letter words starting with SH for Scrabble, we prepared a few insights into this group:

– The average word from this group is worth 9.7 in Scrabble.
– Most points you can score by playing a word from this group is 47 by playing the word CARBOXYMETHYLCELLULOSES.

For other SH starting words, we have a list of all words containing SH on this page.