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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Inlet as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

3 December 2021
Last seen in: Irish Independent - Simple

We found 15 answers for the crossword clue 'Inlet', the most recent of which was seen in the Irish Independent - Simple.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Inlet a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Inlet as an answer itself some 208 times.

Inlet is a single word clue made up of 5 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Irish Independent - Simple' on Thursday, 16 December 2021 with the answer being FIORD, but the most popular answer for this clue is CREEK.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • An opening through which fluid is admitted to a tube or container
  • An arm off of a larger body of water (often between rocky headlands)


We found 1 anagrams for the word 'Inlet'.

  • Linet

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

The part of an armchair or sofa that supports the elbow and forearm of a seated person

A small recess opening off a larger room


4 Letters

A small inlet

An unbridgeable disparity (as from a failure of understanding); "he felt a gulf between himself and his former friends"; "there is a vast disconnect between public opinion and federal policy"

5 Letters

A natural stream of water smaller than a river (and often a tributary of a river); "the creek dried up every summer"

The act of entering; "she made a grand entrance"

A long narrow inlet of the sea between steep cliffs; common in Norway

A long narrow estuary (especially in Scotland)

The subjective sensation of hearing something; "he strained to hear the faint sounds"

6 Letters

The process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)

A pause from doing something (as work); "we took a 10-minute break"; "he took time out to recuperate"

A narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water

7 Letters

The wide part of a river where it nears the sea; fresh and salt water mix

8 Letters

The act of entering; "she made a grand entrance"

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