Detailed Homonym Words List in English

Detailed Homonym Words List in English! A homonym is a term with a distinct meaning than another word but the same pronunciation, spelling, or both. Homonyms are words that sound the same but are pronounced differently. A popular homonym is maid and created. In English, there are over 1000 homonyms.

Below is the list of homonyms words in English:

Accept Except
Abel Able
Fate Fete
Adds Adz
Holed Hold
Need Knead
Hole Whole
Hew Hue
Graphed Graft
Mowed Mode
Accede Exceed
Mousse Moose
Hey Hay
Clique Click
Addition Edition
Hue Hew
Mrs Misses
Flu Flew
Graham Gram
Check Czech
Pail Pale
Higher Hire
Neigh Nay
Crepe Crape
Navel Naval
Hoes Hose
New Knew
Fare Fair
Hoard Horde
Mown Moan
Hoarse Horse
Dyeing Dying
Heroin Heroine
Nay Neigh
Hoe Ho
Moat Mote
Hertz Hurts
Hold Holed
Hi High

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Here are 200 common homonyms in English:

  • addition – edition
  • axel – axle
  • better – bettor
  • byte – bight
  • colonel – kernel
  • cored – chord
  • cousin – cozen
  • crawl – kraal
  • fax – facts
  • flower – flour
  • gored – gourd
  • heroin – heroine
  • hire – higher
  • hole – whole
  • leech – leach
  • liken – lichen
  • lone – loan
  • mare – mayor
  • missile – missal
  • mown – moan
  • new – gnu – knew
  • oh – owe
  • pain – pane
  • pole – poll
  • reel – real
  • rose – rows
  • sashay – sachet
  • we’ll – wheel
  • your – you’re
  • abel – able
  • ale – ail
  • bell – belle
  • bussed – bust
  • cheap – cheep
  • coral – choral
  • council – counsel
  • craft – kraft
  • fare – fair
  • fends – fens
  • fort – forte
  • graft – graphed
  • hi – high
  • hoe – ho
  • leased – least
  • lien – lean
  • lock – loch
  • male – mail
  • missal – missile
  • moat – mote
  • nay – neigh
  • niece – Nice
  • padded – patted
  • parish – perish
  • red – read
  • room – rheum
  • rued – rude
  • vary – very
  • yews – use
  • affected – effected
  • beet – beat
  • bury – berry
  • cain – cane
  • cops – copse
  • coulee – coolie
  • cozen – cousin
  • dyeing – dying
  • feint – faint
  • foaled – fold
  • grade – grayed
  • hey – hay
  • hoarse – horse
  • humerus
  • lie – lye
  • lochs – locks
  • maize – maze
  • mints – mince
  • moan – mown
  • navel – naval
  • nickers – knickers
  • owe – oh
  • pale – pail
  • real – reel
  • Rome – roam
  • rue – roux
  • vane – vein
  • yew – ewe – you
  • adds – adz
  • axes – axis
  • bib – bibb
  • cache – cash
  • coolie – coulee
  • corps – core
  • coward – cowered
  • creak – creek
  • faze – phase
  • flu – flue – flew
  • gorilla – guerilla
  • hertz – hurts
  • ho – hoe
  • holed – hold
  • liar – lier
  • literal – littoral
  • mail – male
  • mark – marc
  • mist – missed
  • Mrs – misses
  • nice – gneiss
  • one – won
  • pair – pare
  • pore – pour
  • roe – row
  • rows – rose
  • saver – savor
  • weak – week
  • Yule – you’ll
  • accept – except
  • ax – acts
  • berth – birth
  • buy – by – bye
  • clique – click
  • core – corps
  • course – coarse
  • crape – crepe
  • faun – fawn
  • flow – floe
  • gofer – gopher
  • graphed – graft
  • him – hymn
  • hold – holed
  • lee – lea
  • lieu – Lou
  • lode – load
  • marc – mark
  • misses – Mrs
  • mowed – mode
  • neigh – nay
  • ode – owed
  • pail – pale
  • plum – plumb
  • reek – wreak
  • root – route
  • sari – sorry
  • vein – vain
  • you’ll – Yule
  • affect – effect
  • beer – bier
  • bight – bite
  • caddie – caddy
  • coop – coupe
  • coughers – coffers
  • coy – koi
  • crepe – crape
  • feat – feet
  • flyer – flier
  • gourd – gored
  • hew – hue
  • hoard – horde
  • hue – hew
  • lichen – liken
  • loch – lock
  • main – mane
  • meteor – meatier
  • mite – might
  • mucous – mucus
  • Nice – niece
  • overseas – oversees
  • palate – pallet
  • read – reed
  • role – roll
  • rude – rued
  • tow – toe
  • wear – where
  • accede – exceed
  • all ready – already
  • berry – bury
  • but – butt
  • check – Czech
  • cord – cored
  • coup – coo
  • fate – fete
  • flour – flower
  • gnu – knew – new
  • graham – gram
  • higher – hire
  • hoes – hose
  • led – lead
  • lier – liar
  • locks – lox
  • mall – maul
  • missed – mist
  • mousse – moose
  • need – knead
  • night – knight
  • paean – paeon
  • pistil – pistol
  • reed – read
  • roomer – rumor
  • sane – seine
  • veil – vale
  • yoke – yolk