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

26 November 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Quick Crossword

We found 20 answers for the crossword clue 'Spear', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Quick Crossword.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Spear 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 Spear as an answer itself some 194 times.

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

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Quick Crossword' on Friday, 19 November 2021 with the answer being LANCE, but the most popular answer for this clue is JAVELIN.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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

  • An implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish
  • Pierce with a spear; "spear fish"
  • Thrust up like a spear; "The branch speared up into the air"
  • A long pointed rod used as a tool or weapon

Anagrams

We found 5 anagrams for the word 'Spear'.

  • asper 20 aspers equal 1 kurus in Turkey
  • parse Analyze syntactically by assigning a constituent structure to (a sentence)
  • prase
  • spaer
  • spare A score in tenpins; knocking down all ten after rolling two balls

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

GIG
A booking for musicians; "they played a gig in New Jersey"

4 Letters

IALE

PIKE
A broad highway designed for high-speed traffic

STAB
Informal words for any attempt or effort; "he gave it his best shot"; "he took a stab at forecasting"

5 Letters

LANCE
A surgical knife with a pointed double-edged blade; used for punctures and small incisions

PARSE
Analyze syntactically by assigning a constituent structure to (a sentence)

SHAFT
The hollow spine of a feather

SHOOT
The act of shooting at targets; "they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer"

SPIKE Howard
Sports equipment consisting of a sharp point on the sole of a shoe worn by athletes; "spikes provide greater traction"

6 Letters

FIZGIG
An implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish

IMPALE
Kill by piercing with a spear or sharp pole; "the enemies were impaled and left to die"

WEAPON
Any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting; "he was licensed to carry a weapon"

7 Letters

FISHGIG
An implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish

HARPOON
A spear with a shaft and barbed point for throwing; used for catching large fish or whales; a strong line is attached to it

JAVELIN
A spear thrown as a weapon or in competitive field events

LEISTER
A spear with three or more prongs; used for spearing fish (especially salmon)

SPEARUP
Thrust up like a spear; "The branch speared up into the air"

STICKER
A short knife with a pointed blade used for piercing or stabbing

TRIDENT
A spear with three prongs

11 Letters

SPARECHANGE

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