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

7 September 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Quick Crossword

We found 18 answers for the crossword clue 'Leaf', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Quick Crossword.

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

We have given Leaf 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 Leaf as an answer itself some 173 times.

Leaf is a single word clue made up of 4 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Quick Crossword' on Friday, 27 August 2021 with the answer being PETAL, we also found PETAL to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

Before we get to our crossword answers for 'Leaf', take a look at the definitions and example uses below, sometimes these help you think of different words or phrases that are common to 'Leaf' and give you a hint.

  • Hinged or detachable flat section (as of a table or door)
  • A sheet of any written or printed material (especially in a manuscript or book)
  • Look through a book or other written material; "He thumbed through the report"; "She leafed through the volume"
  • The main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants
  • Turn over pages; "leaf through a book"; "leaf a manuscript"
  • Produce leaves, of plants


We found 3 anagrams for the word 'Leaf'.

  • alef
  • feal
  • flea Any wingless bloodsucking parasitic insect noted for ability to leap

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

A small recess opening off a larger room

4 Letters

(sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team; "the pass was fumbled"

English industrialist who pioneered in the design and manufacture of aircraft (1885-1962)

A jazz ostinato; usually provides a background for a solo improvisation

5 Letters

A modified leaf or leaflike part just below and protecting an inflorescence

A form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement; "they went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot on location"

A sheet of any written or printed material (especially in a manuscript or book)

Compound leaf of a fern or palm or cycad

Any of numerous trees or shrubs of the genus Acer bearing winged seeds in pairs; north temperate zone

Part of the perianth that is usually brightly colored

One of the green parts that form the calyx of a flower

Come down as if in sheets; "The rain was sheeting down during the monsoon"

A convex molding having a cross section in the form of a quarter of a circle or of an ellipse

6 Letters

Large aquatic carnivorous mammal with fin-like forelimbs no hind limbs, including: whales; dolphins; porpoises; narwhals

The act of feeding by continual nibbling

Shuffling by splitting the pack and interweaving the two halves at their corners

7 Letters

The main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants

The main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants

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