Three Letter Z Words

This list contains all 3 letter words with the letter Z. Use it to find valid words to play in word games such as Scrabble, Words with Friends, and crosswords.

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Featured Words With Z

Three Letter Words Starting With Z

  • zzz 30
  • ziz 21
  • zuz 21
  • zax 19
  • zex 19
  • zek 16
  • zho 15
  • zap 14
  • zep 14
  • zip 14
  • zag 13
  • zed 13
  • zig 13
  • zas 12
  • zea 12
  • zee 12
  • zel 12
  • zen 12
  • zin 12
  • zit 12
  • zoa 12
  • zol 12
  • zoo 12
  • zos 12

Three Letter Words Containing Z

  • dzo 13
  • azo 12

Three Letter Words Ending In Z

  • zzz 30
  • ziz 21
  • zuz 21
  • fez 15
  • fiz 15
  • waz 15
  • wiz 15
  • wuz 15
  • yez 15
  • bez 14
  • biz 14
  • caz 14
  • coz 14
  • cuz 14
  • miz 14
  • moz 14
  • poz 14
  • adz 13
  • luz 12
  • rez 12
  • riz 12
  • saz 12
  • sez 12
  • soz 12
  • tiz 12

Definitions of 3 Letter Z Words

  • ZZZ - the sound of snoring (30 points). Fun fact: to play the word “ZZZ” in Scrabble, you’d require the “Z” tile, as well as both blank tiles.
  • ZUZ - an ancient Hebrew silver coin (21 points).
  • ZIZ - a giant gryphon-like bird in Jewish mythology (21 points).
  • JIZ - Scottish slang for the word wig (19 points).
  • ZAX & ZEX - a small axe-like tool for cutting roofing slates (19 points).
  • ZEK - a former Soviet prison inmate (16 points).
  • YEZ - alternative spelling for “youse” (“you”) (15 points).
  • WAZ - short for “what’s” or meaning to urinate (15 points).
  • WUZ - short for “was” (15 points).
  • ZHO - a Tibetan breed of cattle (15 points).
  • WIZ - an expert in a particular field or whistling sound made by fast-moving objects (15 points).
  • FIZ - a type of soda or hissing (fizzing) sound (15 points).
  • FEZ - a type of hat (15 points).
  • POZ - short for “positive” (14 points).
  • ZAP - to hit or strike (14 points).
  • CAZ & COZ - short for “because” (14 points).
  • CUZ - short for “cousin” (14 points).
  • MIZ - short for “miss” and “miserable” (14 points).
  • ZEP - a type of sandwich (14 points).
  • ZIP - to move quickly or type of fastener on clothing (14 points).
  • BIZ - short for “business” (14 points).
  • MOZ - slang term for obsolete (14 points).
  • BEZ - a type of fabric (14 points).
  • ADZ - a type of tool (13 points).
  • DZO - a type of domesticated hybrid animal (13 points).
  • ZED - the letter “Z” in British English (13 points).
  • ZIG - to move in a zigzag pattern, i.e., a sharp turn (13 points).
  • ZAG - to move in a sharp turn pattern (13 points).
  • LUZ - a small bone in the human spine (12 points).
  • ZOO - a place where animals are kept for public viewing (12 points).
  • SAZ - a type of stringed instrument (12 points).
  • SEZ - short for “says” (12 points).
  • ZIN - a type of wine (zinfandel) (12 points).
  • SOZ - short for “sorry” (12 points).
  • RIZ - short for “rise” (12 points).
  • ZEN - a Japanese school of Mahayana Buddhism (12 points).
  • REZ - short for “reservation” or a place where something is kept aside (12 points).
  • AZO - a type of dye or in science, containing the divalent group nitrogen and carbon atoms (12 points).
  • ZAS - an abbreviation for pizza, in plural form (12 points).
  • ZEE - the letter “Z” (12 points).
  • ZEL - a type of oriental cymbal (12 points).
  • ZIT - a small, inflamed spot on the skin (12 points).
  • TIZ - a state of nervous excitement or confusion (12 points).
  • LEZ - short for “lesbian”, considered offensive and derogatory (12 points).
  • ZOL - a type of cigarette (12 points).
  • ZOA - meaning a group of animals or organisms (12 points).
  • ZEA - a type of grass (12 points).
  • ZOS - a breed of Tibetan cattle (plural) (12 points).
Last updated 1 January 2024. This word lists data was verified and written by Stephen Lunt.

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