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ou words - set 1

The sound /ou/ as in out, at the beginning or in the middle of a word, is often spelled with the letters ou. The only two cases where the ou sound is spelled with the letters ou at the end of the word are thou and miaou . This list looks at a few ou words.

loud
The baby gave a loud wail.
proud
Dad was very proud when I won first prize.
shroud
A shroud is cloth used to wrap a body.
noun
A noun is a word that names someone or something.
sour
Lemons have a sour taste.
scour
We will scour the county until we find this criminal.
scout
He went to scout out a spot for dinner.
shout
He had to shout before he was heard.
spout
The old jug has a chipped spout.
sprout
The plants began to sprout leaves.
stout
The man was described as short and stout.
bound
He's bound to want to come to the party.
found
I found my lost book.
ground
The earthquake made the ground shake.
hound
The fox and the hound were best friends.
mound
A mound is a small hill.
pound
I have one pound coin in my money box.
round
I'll come round to your house.
sound
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Learn about these words in Unit 15. Spelling choices for /ou/ sound: ou, ow

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