Spelling list: Words ending in stle

The /s l/ sound at the end of a word is usually spelled stle. The letter t is silent.

translate:
castle The castle was under siege.
nestle The puppy can nestle down in its new bed.
bristle The broom had one broken bristle.
thistle Thistle plants were growing among the corn.
gristle The joint of meat had lots of gristle.
whistle The referee blew his whistle at the end of the game.
jostle To jostle is to push past people using your elbows.
bustle I could barely move for the bustle of the street.
wrestle The policeman will wrestle the burglar to the ground. *

This word list was created by Spellzone. View more Spellzone course lists or curriculum word lists.

Learn about these words in Unit 26. Word endings: -le, and exceptions e.g. al, el, ol

* This sentence was added by a Spellzone user.


'Look, Say, Cover, Write, Check' spelling exercise Learn this spelling list using the 'Look, Say, Cover, Write, Check' activity.

spelling test Test yourself using the 'Listen and Spell' spelling test.

English spelling games Spelling games using the word list: Words ending in stle

Worksheets and activities Worksheets and activities using the word list: Words ending in stle



Sign up to remove this advert

Remove this advert

Print this page
share this page:

Look, Say, Cover, Write, Check: spelling exercise spelling test English spelling games Worksheets and activities

Search word lists



Try Spellzone for free

Sign up to remove this advert

"This is a fantastic opportunity for our students!  I'm sure Spellzone will be invaluable in helping them to improve their spellings and therefore improve the quality of their writing in all subject areas!"
Teacher, High School, UK

Help...


If you need help logging into your account, or you need more information, we are here to help.

Help