133 Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People For Letter P

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133 Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People For Letter P

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133 Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People For Letter P

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133 Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People For Letter P

  • 1 . Child’s word for father = * Pa
  • 2 . An officer of the army of Turkey or Egypt = * Pacha, (Pascha, Pasha)
  • 3 . One who desire to put an end to all war = * pacificis; (pecific = peaceful, peace-loving / pacify = to make peaceable)
  • 4 . A priest = * padre, ( = father)
  • 5 . A person who is not a Christian = * pagan, (a person who does not believe in any god)
  • 6 . A boy servant = * page; (page = one side of a piece of paper in a book)
  • 7 . An artist who paints = * painter, (a worker who is employed to cover objects with paint / [of a boat] the rope at the front of a boat with which it is tied to the shore / paint = liguid colouring matter laid on with a brush / painting = a picture; Paint the town red = have a very merry evening)
  • 8 . One who tells character and the future, from lines on the hand = * palmist; (palm = the flat inside of the hand; To grease his palm = pay him money to do wrong / palm = a tree with broad leaves[pl . of leaf]growing out of the top; Bear away the palm = win a victory; yield the palm to = be beaten by)
  • 9 . One who eats all kinds of food = * pantophagist
  • 10 . Child’s name for father = * papa, (see Pa)
  • 11 . A Roman Catholic = * papist, (used as a word of disrespect)
  • 12 . A American-Indian baby = * papoose
  • 13 . A lover = * paramour
  • 14 . A person who lives at another’s cost = * parasite, (a plant or animal which joins onto another and lives on its food or blood)
  • 15 . Father or mother = * parent
  • 16 . An Indian of the lowest rank of class in the order of Hinduism = * pariah; (pariah = a wild dog in India / Hinduism = the religion of the Hindus in India)
  • 17 . A group of persons elected by the people to make laws = * parliament
  • 18 . A priest = * parson; (parsonage = the house in which the priest of a church lives)
  • 19 . One who takes part in an activity = * participant
    (a person who participates in or is skilled at some game / participate = share in / participle = part of a verb[ = word expressing being or doing], eg . Doing, Done, are participles of Do)
  • 20 . An eager supporter of a group(or of a set of ideas) = * partisan
  • 21 . One who works or plays with another = * partner
  • 22 . A group of persons who share the same opinion = * party, (a small group; a gathering of friends for food and amusement; To be a party to a plan = to know of, to help in)
  • 23 . A person who has suddenly become rich or powerful = * parvenu
  • 24 . An officer of the army of Government in Turkey or Egypt = pascha, (pacha, pasha)
  • 25 . A traveller by train, ship or car or plane(who is not operating it) = passenger; (passage = the act of passing; a journey by sea; a way by which one passes; a narrow way joining the rooms of a house; a part of a book; A passage of arms = a fight)
  • 26 . One who is very skilled in some art = * past-master
  • 27 . A priest in charge of a church = * pastor
  • 28 . A person who owns patent = * patentee; (patent = a Government order giving to one person or one group of people only; the right to make a certain article for sale; To patent = open, clear to see)
  • 29 . The father of a family = * paterfamilias
  • 30 . Father and ruler of a family = * patriarch
  • 31 . A nobleman of ancient Rome = * patrician; (adj . of noble birth)
  • 32 . One who loves his country and serves it devotedly = * patriot, (one who loves and defends his country)
  • 33 . A small group of men who march about and guard a place = * patrol; (to patrol = to go round and guard)
  • 34 . A helper and protector = * patron, (a rich man who helps a writer, painter, etc . ; one who buys regulaly at a certain shop / patronize = to act as protector and helper; to show that one thinks a person lower and less important than oneself)
  • 35 . A poor person especially one helped with public money = * pauper
  • 36 . An unimportant person used by another = * pawn; (pawn = the smallest piece in the game of chess)
  • 37 . One who lends money on things so offered = * pawn-broker; (pawn = to get money by leaving an article of value which will be given back when the money is repaied)
  • 38 . A small farmer or worker on a farm = * peasant
  • 39 . The people who work on farm = * peasantry
  • 40 . One who makes a display of his learning = * pedant, (one who tries to show everyone how learned he is, who has no idea of relative importance of fact, and talks or writes much about little thing which do not matter, passing over things which is matter, who is interested in words & rules rather than in making wise use of knowledge; n . pedantry = this character; adj . pedantic)
  • 41 . One who journeys on foot(going on foot) = * pedestrian, (a person who travels by foot)
  • 42 . A man who paddles = * pedlar; (paddle = to sell from door to door)
  • 43 . One of equal rank, a nobleman = * peer; (peer = to look at with half-closed eyes / peerless = without equal; a peerage = the rank of nobleman; all the noblemen; a list of noblemen)
  • 44 . (in S . America)A farm labour; (in India) a letter-carrier = * peon
  • 45 . (pl . of)Person = * people
  • 46 . A man, woman or child = * person; (To come in person = ––– oneself / personable = good looking / personage = a person of importance / personal = of one’s own / personality = character / personalty = things owned other than house and land / personnel = persons employed in a business or a ship, etc . / personify = to speak of a quality as if it were a person, eg . come, Mercy, and speak to the hearts of men / persona grata = a favored or welcome person)
  • 47 . A child who tries to amuse but forget to show respect to his elders = * pert
  • 48 . A person turned away from right and natural behavior = (a)pervert; (pervert = to turn to a wrong use / perversity = stiff refusal to do right)
  • 49 . One who looks on the dark side of things = * pessimist, (one who always expects the worst to happen)
  • 50 . A company of heavily armed Greek soldiers in ancient time = * phalanx; (phalanx = tightly packed body of men or animals; a bone of fingers or toes / toes = finger-like things on the feet)
  • 51 . One who devotes his service or wealth for the love of mankind = * philanthropist, (one who love his fellow-men / one who uses his money for the good of his fellow-men)
  • 52 . One who studies the history of language = * philologist; (n . philology)
  • 53 . One who tries to find the first causes if event, of the world, etc . = philosopher, (one who always takes things calmly as they come / philosophy = 1 . a belief[or system of beliefs]accepted as authoritative by some group or school; 2 . the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics; 3 . any personal belief about how to live or how to deal with a situation)
  • 54 . One who takes photographs professionally = * photographer
  • 55 . A doctor = * physician; (physic = medicine / physical = having to do with the body; having to do with the natural world)
  • 56 . One who studies physics = * physicist; (physics = the study of matter and the forces of the natural world)
  • 57 . A biologist specializing in physiology = * physiologist; (physiology = the study of the way in which a living body[eg . of a man]works; processes and functions of an organism)
  • 58 . One who does not easily become ill = * (a man of strong)physique; (physique = the form and character of the body / Of powerful physique = strong in the arms, legs, etc . )
  • 59 . One who plays the piano = * pianist
  • 60 . A small black child = * piccaninny
  • 61 . One who secretly steals things from people pockets = * pickpocket
  • 62 . One of a group of public singers who wear loose white clothes and paint their faces white = * (male) Pierrot, (female) pierrette
  • 63 . One who journeys to a holy place = * pilgrim, (a wanderer / pilgrimage = a journey to a holy place)
  • 64 . A man who guides a ship into a harbor = * pilot, (the man who has charge of and guide an aeroplane)
  • 65 . One who goes in front, eg . of an army, and prepares the way = * pioneer; (one who goes first into a new country or into a new subject or branch of study)
  • 66 . Scotsmen playing bag-pipes = * (the)pipers; (bag-pipes = musical instrument with a wind-bag held under the arm)
  • 67 . One who attacks and steals money from ships = * pirate; (pirate = to print a book or story, etc . , without the right to do so and without paying the writer)
  • 68 . One who makes or begins a claim in a law court = * plaintiff
  • 69 . Man in charge of a plantation = * planter; (plantation = a wood planted by man; a large amount of land on which tea, sugar, etc . , is grown)
  • 70 . A group of about 60 soldiers = * platoon
  • 71 . A person who participates in or is skilled at some game = * player, (one who plays a musical instrument[as a profession]; a theatrical performer; an important participant[as in a business deal]; a person who pursues a number of different social and sexual partners simultaneously)
  • 72 . A person who is easily controlled, readily changing his opinion to suit the wishes of others = * pliable, pliant(person); (pliable, pliant[thing] = easily bent ––– )
  • 73 . A man who fits pipes or repairs pipes used for the water-supply, gas-supply, etc . , in a house = * plumber; (plumbing = all the pipes which have to do with water and gas supply in a house)
  • 74 . A man who has power because of his wealth = * plutocrat; (plutocracy = government by the wealthy[ = plutocrats]; rule by plutocrats)
  • 75 . One who takes part in the government of a country = * politician, (one who is more interested in the success of his party in the Government than in the well-being of the people governed / politic = having to do with the government; wise carefully thought out / political = having to do with the art of government or with public business / politics = the art of government; one’s opinion about matters of government)
  • 76 . A man who is not brave = * poltroon
  • 77 . A high priest = * pontiff
  • 78 . The head of the Roman Catholic Church = * pope; (Roman Catholic Church = one part of the Christian Church)
  • 79 . The common people = * populace
  • 80 . The people in a country = * population, (the number of people in country / populous = thickly populated, having many people in it / popular = liked by all people; n . popularity)
  • 81 . A person who is pretending to be very important = * portentous(person); (adj . portand = to be a sign of a future event; a portent = a sign / portentous = very important)
  • 82 . A door-keeper = * porter, (a man who carries goods / / a dark colour strong-drink)
  • 83 . One who behaves in an unnatural way so as to appear cleaver or important = * poseur, (pose = to put[a question]; to stand still holding the body in a certain way while a picture is made; To pose at = to pretend to be; That’s a poser! = a difficult question)
  • 84 . A group of officers of the law = * posse
  • 85 . A rider of one of the horses pulling a carriage = * postilion
  • 86 . A powerful king = * potentate; (potency = power; potent = powerful)
  • 87 . A man who makes pot, cups, etc . = * potter; (potter = to work in a lazy careless way / pottery = cups, plates, etc . , made of baked earth; the art of making ––– )
  • 88 . One who has a practice = * practitioner, (eg . A doctor is a medical practitioner / practice = doing [rather than thinking]; Know the theory but not the practice = ––– the ideas but not how to put them into action / practice = to do often so as to learn and become skillful; to put into action; Practice what you preach = do yourself what you advise others to do)
  • 89 . A teacher = * preceptor; (precept = a rule of behavior)
  • 90 . (tribe)A group of persons who live by stealing = * predatory; ( [animal]an animal which lives by killing others)
  • 91 . One who has been before another in office or employment = * predecessor
  • 92 . An officer of government in ancient Rome = * prefect, (a school-boy set to keep other boys in order)
  • 93 . A high officer of the church = * prelate
  • 94 . The chief of the Government in Britain = * (The) Premier
  • 95 . A person makes a show of goodness or wisdom = * prig
  • 96 . The chief woman singer = * prima donna; (prima facie = at first sight, at first seen)
  • 97 . The head of the church of England = * primate; (primates = that class of animals which includes men and monkeys)
  • 98 . The highest officer of Government = * (The) Prime Minister; (prime = 1 . first in order, chief; 2 . very good, eg . In prime condition; 3 . A prime number = one which cannot divided except by itself and the number 1, eg . 2, 3, 5, etc . ; 4 . the prime of the year = best time; Cut off in his prime = killed just when he was at his best / to prime = to prepare for use or action; to tell a person so as to prepare him to make a speech)
  • 99 . The son of a king = * prince, (a ruler / principality = the country ruled by a prince)
  • 100 . The daughter of a king = * princess
  • 101 . The head of a school = * principal; (chief)
  • 102 . The person for whom I am acting in this business = * (my)principal; (principal = an amount of money put into business for gain / / principle = the general truth or law at the bottom of other laws; the general reason for action; ideas according to which one guides one’s life; A man of no principle = ––– of no fixed beliefs, not to be trusted)
  • 103 . The head of a priory for men = * prior
  • 104 . The head of a priory for women = * prioress; (prior = earliest / priory = a house in which they [men or women]lead lives[pl . of life]given to God)
  • 105 . One who plays a game for money = * pro . ; (a professional)
  • 106 . A number of persons going along in line, in a fixed order, eg . at a marriage or funeral = * procession; (process = a number of actions all leading to one aim; a way of acting or doing something)
  • 107 . One who acts for another = * proctor; (an officer who keeps good order, eg . in a University)
  • 108 . A person who has some wonderful power = * prodigy; (adj . prodigious = unusual, very big, wonderful)
  • 109 . A teacher in a University = * professor; (profess = to say openly; to make a claim to; to claim to be able to do; to pretend; to be a teacher of / profession = a declaration; a pretending; a learned employment, eg . doctor, teacher, man of law; professional = having to do with a profession; a professional = see pro . )
  • 110 . A person from whom one is descended = * progenitor, (an earlier member of the family / progeny = descendants)
  • 111 . One who makes projects[ = plans], usually of a foolish kind, or intended to deceive = * projector; (an instrument for throwing light forward, as in the lamps of motor-car / project = to throw forward; to stand out / projectile = a thing shot forward, eg . from a gun / project = a plan)
  • 112 . The common people = * proletariat, (the workers)
  • 113 . One who foretells events = * prophet; (prophecy = the telling of a future event; prophesy = to tell the future)
  • 114 . An owner = * proprietor; (adj . proprietary)
  • 115 . A person won over to a belief = * proselyte
  • 116 . One who searches for minerals or mining sites = * prospector; (prospect = a scene; a looking forward or expecting / v . to look for / adj . prospective = prospected)
  • 117 . The chief actor = * protagonist, (the leader)
  • 118 . One who protects, ruler of a kingdom while the king is too young = * protector; (protect = to guard, to shelter from evil / protectorate = protecting by protector; a weaker country placed in charge of a strong one / / protest = to say that one is not in favour of; to say that a thing should not be done; n . a protest)
  • 119 . One who is under my protection = * (my) protege; (protege = one under the protection of another)
  • 120 . One of a group of Christians who separated themselves from the Church of Rome = * Protestant
  • 121 . The head of a college = * provost, (a high ranking university administrator / the holder of an office in the church / the chief officer of Scottish cities)
  • 122 . A woman who is over-correct and careful in her behavior = * prude; (prudent = wise and careful)
  • 123 . A scientist trained in psychology = * psychologist; (psychology = the scientific study of the mind; adj . 1 . mental or emotional as opposed to physical in nature; 2 . of or relating to or determined by psychology)
  • 124 . Owner of a public house = * publican, (a collector of money owed to the Government; A public house = a house where strong drink is sold / public = general, open to all people)
  • 125 . A person who fight with his fists = * pugilist; (fists = tightly closed hands)
  • 126 . (Indian word)A learned man = * pundit
  • 127 . One who risks money on horse-race = * punter
  • 128 . A person being taught[p . p . of teach] = * pupil; (the black opening in the center of eye)
  • 129 . One who demands great correctness in language = * purist; (purify = to make pure)
  • 130 . One who leads a very plain simple life and believes that church services should be performed in a very plain way = * puritan; (service = prayer and singing in a church)
  • 131 . The officer in charge of the money and stores on a ship = * purser; (purse = a bag for money; an amount of money given and collected for some purpose / / purse = [one’s lips]to draw the mouth together into a small round O)
  • 132 . A person who tries to makes himself important = * (a)pushing person; (push = to press forward)
  • 133 . A very small man or woman, eg . member of a race of very small people found in Africa = * pygmy, (pigmy)
133 Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People For Letter P
133 Single And General Words for Many Kinds of People For Letter P

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