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Find dictionary words that have interesting patterns of letters.
Run the code to find words that start with “a” and end with “z”. Try other letters:
DictionaryLookup returns dictionary words that match a pattern.
In a pattern, ___ stands for any sequence of zero or more letters.
This returns dictionary words that start with “a”, followed by zero or more letters, followed by “z”:
Find words that contain “kk”. Try other letters:
Patterns can contain any combination of letters and blank sequences, including more than one blank sequence.
This returns words that contain “kk” somewhere in them:
Find words that contain all the vowels in order. Try other letter patterns (like the letters of your name):
Are there any words that contain all of the vowels in sequence? Use DictionaryLookup to find out:
Here are the words that contain the letters of “Stephen” in order and share its first and last letters:
Find words that start and end with the same three letters. Try other letter patterns:
If a named pattern like x_ occurs more than once in a pattern, every occurrence has to match the same letter(s). This pattern matches words that start and end with the same three letters:
Find words that repeat the same sequence of letters twice: