Silent Letters: 65+ Popular English Words with Silent Letters

A silent letter is a letter that appears in a particular word but not pronounced. There are a lot of silent letters in English, and they create problems for both native and non-native speakers of English. Below are some English words with silent letters.

Silent Letters in English

Silent letters are the letters in words that are not pronounced but make a huge difference to the meaning and sometimes the pronunciation of the whole word.

Here are some English words have Silent Letters you should know.

  • Psycho
  • Receipt
  • Cupboard
  • Raspberry
  • Pneumonia
  • Design
  • Campaign
  • Gnarl
  • Reign
  • Gnome
  • Gnaw
  • Island
  • Aisle
  • Isle
  • Talk
  • Almond
  • Salmon
  • Yolk
  • Palm
  • Balm
  • Listen
  • Castle
  • Soften
  • Whistle
  • Christmas
  • Mortgage
  • Gourmet
  • Column
  • Autumn
  • Damn
  • Hymn
  • Condemn
  • Solemn
  • Bridge
  • Wednesday
  • Handkerchief
  • Handsome
  • Gadget
  • Badge
  • Doubt
  • Numb
  • Thumb
  • Plumber
  • Climb
  • Debt
  • Bomb
  • Age
  • Breathe
  • Bridge
  • Change
  • Clothes
  • Gene
  • Pneumonia
  • Pseudo
  • Apostle
  • Bristle
  • Bustle
  • Butcher
  • Ache
  • Anchor
  • Archaeology
  • Chaos
  • Character
  • Ascend
  • Ascent
  • Knee

Words with Silent Letters | Infographic

Words with Silent Letters

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