Back Words

Also known as mirror words, Janus words, reverse words and emordnilap words (palindrome spelt backwards), Back Words are words that when read backwards spell another, entirely different word. Surprisingly, there are more words with this property than you might think.

Proper names have not been included, though there are many, e.g. Dennis-sinned, Eros-sore, Elba-able. However, common abbreviations and colloquialisms are listed.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


~ A ~

abuttuba
agarraga
agassaga
aiderredia
ahha
ajarraja
amma
anna
anddna
amaroiddiorama
animallamina
annammanna
areera
aressera
atta
ateeta
atlassalta
auksskua
aviddiva

~ B ~

baddab
baggab
bannab
barddrab
battab
batsstab
beddeb
benneb
biddib
biggib
binnib
binssnib
birddrib
blubbulb
boggob
bohhob
bonkknob
bowsswob
boyyob
braggarb
buddub
bulbblub
bunnub
bunssnub
burrub
burggrub
bussub
buttub
butsstub

~ C ~

cammac
caresserac
cepsspec
coddoc
corroc
cossoc
crammarc
crannarc

~ D ~

dabbad
daceecad
daggad
dallad
dammad
dappad
daraffarad
darttrad
darterretrad
dawwad
debbed
debuttubed
decaffaced
decallaced
deemmeed
deeppeed
deepsspeed
deerreed
deesseed
deffed
deifierreified
delled
deliverreviled
demittimed
denierreined
deniesseined
denimmined
depottoped
desserttressed
dessertsstressed
deussued
devillived
dewwed
diallaid
diammaid
diaperrepaid
dibbid
diggid
dimmid
dioramaamaroid
divaavid
dnaand
dood
doccod
doggod
dohhod
donnod
doommood
doorrood
dorrod
dossod
dottod
drabbard
drammard
drawward
drawerreward
drawssward
drayyard
dribbird
duallaud
dubbud

~~~

~ E ~

ecaddace
ecitonnotice
edittide
eellee
ehhe
elidessedile
emme
emirrime
emittime
erre
eraare
ergoogre
etaate
etassate
evillive

~ F ~

faceddecaf
faraddaraf
feddef
fennef
firesserif
floggolf
flowwolf
foolloof

~ G ~

gabbag
gaddag
gallag
galsslag
gammag
garrag
garbbrag
gassag
gattag
gatsstag
gatemannametag
gelleg
getteg
gibbig
giddig
gippig
girttrig
gittig
gnarrang
gnattang
gnawsswang
gnussung
gobbog
goddog
golfflog
gottog
grubburg
gulpplug
gummug
gumssmug
gunssnug
guttug

~ H ~

haah
halesselah
happah
harrissirrah
hayyah
heeh
hooh
hobboh
hoddoh
hooppooh

~ I ~

itti

~ J ~

jarraj

~ K ~

keelleek
keelssleek
keeppeek
knapsspank
knarrank
knitsstink
knobbonk

~ L ~

laceddecal
laddal
laggal
lagerregal
laiddial
lairrial
laminaanimal
lappal
leddel
leeeel
lauddual
leekkeel
leerreel
leggel
leperrepel
leverrevel
liarrail
lionnoil
liveevil
liveddevil
looffool
looppool
loopsspool
loottool
looterretool
lootsstool

~ M ~

maam
maccam
macsscam
maddam
maggam
maiddiam
mannaannam
mappam
mapsspam
marram
marccram
marcsscram

M (cont.) >>>

M (cont.)

marddram
marttram
mawsswam
mayyam
meem
meeddeem
meetteem
mhoohm
middim
mineddenim
mooddoom
moorroom
mottom
mppm
muum
muggum
mullahsshallum

~ N ~

naan
nabban
nametaggateman
nappan
napsspan
narccran
nebben
neeppeen
neffen
netten
netssten
newwen
nibbin
nippin
nipsspin
nissin
nittin
noon
noddon
noillion
nonettenon
notton
noticeeciton
nowwon
nubbun
nussun
nuttun
nutsstun

~ O ~

oddo
ogreergo
ohho
ohmmho
onno
oohsshoo
osso
owttwo

~ P ~

pacerrecap
paddap
pahhap
pallap
palsslap
pammap
pannap
panssnap
parrap
parttrap
partsstrap
passap
pattap
pawsswap
payyap
peeddeep
peelssleep
peekkeep
peenneep
peesseep
perrep
petsstep
piggip
pilferreflip
pinnip
pinssnip
pittip
pluggulp
pmmp
poohhoop
poolloop
poolssloop
poorroop
portsstrop
pottop
potsstop
powwop
prattarp
pupilsslipup
pussup
puttup

~ R ~

raggar
ragaagar
railliar
rajjar
rajaajar
rammar
ranggnar
rankknar
rappar
rapsspar
rattar
ratsstar
rawwar
reer
rebuttuber
recappacer
recapsspacer
redipsspider
rediaaider
redrawwarder
redrawerrewarder
reflippilfer

R (cont.) >>>

R (cont.)

reflowwolfer
regallager
reeddeer
reelleer
reifieddeifier
reineddenier
reknittinker
reknitsstinker
relittiler
remittimer
rennettenner
repper
repaiddaiper
repattaper
repelleper
repinssniper
repottoper
retraddarter
retoollooter
revellever
revileddeliver
revotessetover
rewarddrawer
rewarderredrawer
riallair
rimeemir
rimssmir
roccor
roddor
rooddoor
roommoor
rooppoor
rootsstoor
ronesseņor
rottor
rubbur

~ S ~

saggas
sagaagas
saltaatlas
sappas
sapsspas
sateetas
sawwas
scammacs
scaresseracs
scrammarcs
sedileelides
seeddees
seeppees
seineddenies
selahhales
selahsshales
seņorrones
seraares
seraccares
seracsscares
seriffires
setoverrevotes
shalesselahs
shallummullahs
shoooohs
sinnis
sittis
skuaauks
slaggals
sleekkeels
sleeppeels
sleetssteels
slipuppupils
slooppools
sloopsspools
smarttrams
smirrims
smuggums
snappans
snapsspans
snibbins
snippins
sniperrepins
snipsspins
snoopsspoons
snottons
snubbuns
snugguns
soos
soccos
soddos
spacerrecaps
spammaps
spannaps
spankknaps
spanssnaps
sparraps
spassaps
spattaps
spayyaps
specceps
speeddeeps
spiderredips
spinnips
spinssnips
spirttrips
spittips
spoolloops
spoolssloops
spoonssnoops
sportsstrops
spottops
spotsstops
sprattarps
snugguns
stabbats
staggats
starrats
stattats
steelssleets
stentens
steppets
stewwets

S (cont.) >>>

S (cont.)

stinkerreknits
stinksknits
stoolloots
stoorroots
stoppots
stopsspots
strapparts
strawwarts
stresseddesserts
stropports
stropssports
stowsswots
stubbuts
stunnuts
subbus
sueddeus
sunggnus
suppus
sunnus
swammaws
swanggnaws
swappaws
swarddraws
swattaws
swayyaws
swobbows
swottows
swotsstows

~ T ~

taat
tabbat
taggat
tanggnat
tappat
taperrepat
tapsspat
tarrat
tarpprat
tarpssprat
tatsstat
tawwat
tawsswat
teemmeet
tegget
tennet
tenonnonet
tenssten
tennerrennet
tiit
tideedit
tiggit
tilerrelit
timeemit
timeddemit
timerremit
tinnit
tinkerreknit
tippit
tipsspit
tissit
toddot
toggot
tommot
tonnot
tonssnot
toolloot
toppot
topeddepot
toperrepot
topsspot
torrot
torttrot
towsswot
traddart
trammart
tramssmart
trappart
tresseddessert
triggirt
tripsspirt
slappals
trottort
trowwort
tubbut
tubaabut
tubeddebut
tuberrebut
tuggut
tunnut
tupput
twoowt

U

ummu

~ W ~

waddaw
warraw
warddraw
warderredraw
wartsstraw
wassaw
wattaw
wayyaw
weddew
wennew
wetsstew
wolfflow
wolferreflow
wonnow
woppow
worttrow

~ Y ~

yahhay
yammay
yappay
yapsspay
yarddray
yawway
yawssway
yobboy

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