Spelling list: 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. add to list
proud Dad was very proud when I won first prize. add to list
shroud A shroud is cloth used to wrap a body. add to list
noun A noun is a word that names someone or something. * add to list
sour Lemons have a sour taste. add to list
scour We will scour the county until we find this criminal. add to list
scout The Scout troop camped in the woods. add to list
shout You'll need to shout to make him hear. add to list
spout The old jug has a chipped spout. add to list
sprout The plants began to sprout leaves. * add to list
stout The man was described as short and stout. add to list
bound He's bound to want to come to the party. add to list
found A large amount of drugs was found in the truck. add to list
ground The earthquake made the ground shake. add to list
hound The hounds followed the scent of the fox. add to list
mound A mound is a small hill. add to list
pound One British pound is worth more than one US dollar. add to list
round To sail round the world is a great feat. add to list
sound Click the icon to mute the sound. add to list

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* This sentence was added by a Spellzone user.

Learn about these words in Unit 15. Spelling choices for /ou/ sound: ou, ow

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