If you’re looking to fill and expand your word cache, indulge with 5-letter words starting with CA. From the very intriguing “caaed” to the 14-pointer “caxon,” the words forming this list will cater to you, no questions asked.
All 168 words that you see here are valid Scrabble answers. As such, they also work (and will rock) in other word games like Words With Friends and Wordle!
5-letter words starting with CA in expressions
Interested in American expressions and idioms? We got you covered with the following:
Cabin fever. The feeling of restlessness and irritability after being in isolation or indoors for a long period is called cabin fever.
Space cadet. Literally, a space cadet is a trainee astronaut. In slang, however, it’s an expression that refers to someone who’s out of touch with reality.
The straw that broke the camel’s back. This idiom refers to something that causes a person to lose patience or something to break and stop working after a string of unfortunate circumstances or repeating problems. It’s closely similar to the expression: “the final nail in the coffin.”
Hold your cards close to your chest. When you don’t want anyone to know about something you wish to do or say, this is the expression for you. It often alludes to a secret that you are inclined to share as a surprise at a later time.
Carry the can. You use this idiom when you have to take the blame or responsibility (usually unwillingly) for the mistakes or failures of another.
5-letter irregular plural words beginning with CA
Are you a fan of words with irregular plural forms? This WordsRated list has a few. For instance, “cacti” is the plural form of “cactus.” That said, most people would rather use the more widely used term “cactuses.”
You also might want to use “campi” when referring to the plural form of “campus.” It’s a valid alternative for “campuses,” too!
What about “carpi?” If your guess is the plural counterpart of “carpus,” which is a group of bones forming the wrist, you’re right.