895 Common Nouns that Start with P in English

The letter P is often overlooked when it comes to nouns, which is unfortunate since there are so many great words for the p sound that start with the letter P. This post will list some of our favorites and give you some ideas for what to do with them!

Nouns that Start with P

What is a Noun?

A noun is a word that describes something in the world. Most nouns have a defined, specific meaning. For example, the word “table” has a specific meaning based on what it describes (a rectangular object with four legs).

List of Nouns that Start with P

  • Pace
  • Pacemaker
  • Pacer
  • Pacifier
  • Pacifism
  • Pacifist
  • Pacing
  • Pack
  • Package
  • Packet
  • Packing
  • Pact
  • Pad
  • Padding
  • Paddock
  • Padlock
  • Paean
  • Pagan
  • Paganism
  • Page
  • Pageant
  • Pageantry
  • Paging
  • Pagoda
  • Pail
  • Pain
  • Paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Painter
  • Painting
  • Pair
  • Pajama
  • Pal
  • Palace
  • Palatability
  • Palate
  • Palazzo
  • Pale
  • Palette
  • Pall
  • Palladium
  • Pallet
  • Pallor
  • Palm
  • Palsy
  • Pamphlet
  • Pan
  • Pandemic
  • Pane
  • Panel
  • Paneling
  • Panic
  • Panjandrum
  • Panorama
  • Pansy
  • Pantheist
  • Pantheon
  • Pantomime
  • Pantry
  • Pap
  • Paper
  • Paperback
  • Paperweight
  • Paprika
  • Par
  • Parable
  • Parachute
  • Parade
  • Paradigm
  • Paradise
  • Paradox
  • Paragon
  • Paragraph
  • Paragraphing
  • Paralanguage
  • Parallel
  • Parallelism
  • Paramagnet
  • Parameter
  • Paranoiac
  • Paraoxon
  • Parapet
  • Paraphernalia
  • Paraphrase
  • Parasite
  • Parasol
  • Parcel
  • Parchment
  • Pardon
  • Parenchyma
  • Parent
  • Parentage
  • Parenthood
  • Pariah
  • Parish
  • Parisology
  • Park
  • Parking
  • Parkway
  • Parlance
  • Parliament
  • Parlor
  • Parody
  • Parole
  • Parquet
  • Parsimony
  • Parsley
  • Parson
  • Parsonage
  • Part
  • Partaker
  • Participant
  • Participation
  • Particle
  • Particular
  • Particularity
  • Parting
  • Partisan
  • Partition
  • Partner
  • Partnership
  • Party
  • Passage
  • Passageway
  • Passenger
  • Passerby
  • Passing
  • Passion
  • Passivity
  • Passport
  • Past
  • Paste
  • Pastel
  • Pasteurization
  • Pastime
  • Pastor
  • Pastry
  • Pasture
  • Pat
  • Patch
  • Patchwork
  • Pate
  • Patent
  • Patenting
  • Paternalism
  • Path
  • Pathologist
  • Pathology
  • Patience
  • Patient
  • Patina
  • Patio
  • Patriarch
  • Patriarchy
  • Patrician
  • Patriot
  • Patriotism
  • Patrol
  • Patrolman
  • Patrolmen
  • Patron
  • Patronage
  • Patsy
  • Patter
  • Pattern
  • Paucity
  • Paunch
  • Pause
  • Pavement
  • Pavilion
  • Paw
  • Pawn
  • Pawnshop
  • Pay
  • Paycheck
  • Payday
  • Paymaster
  • Payment
  • Payoff
  • Payroll
  • Peace
  • Peacetime
  • Peach
  • Peacock
  • Peak
  • Peanut
  • Pear
  • Pearl
  • Peasant
  • Peasanthood
  • Pebble
  • Pecan
  • Peck
  • Peculiarity
  • Pedagogue
  • Pedal
  • Peddler
  • Pedestal
  • Pedestrian
  • Pedigree
  • Peer
  • Peg
  • Pegboard
  • Pellagra
  • Peltry
  • Pemmican
  • Pen
  • Penalty
  • Penance
  • Penchant
  • Pencil
  • Pendulum
  • Penetration
  • Penicillin
  • Peninsula
  • Penman
  • Pennant
  • Penny
  • Pension
  • Pensioner
  • Pentagon
  • Penthouse
  • Penury
  • People
  • Pepper
  • Pepperoni
  • Peptide
  • Percent
  • Percentage
  • Perception
  • Percolator
  • Percussion
  • Perfectability
  • Perfectibility
  • Perfection
  • Perfectionism
  • Performance
  • Performer
  • Perfume
  • Perfumery
  • Perfusion
  • Peril
  • Perilla
  • Perimeter
  • Period
  • Periodical
  • Periodicity
  • Periphery
  • Perjury
  • Permanence
  • Permissibility
  • Permission
  • Permit
  • Peroxide
  • Perpetration
  • Perpetrator
  • Perpetuation
  • Perplexity
  • Persecution
  • Perseverance
  • Persiflage
  • Persistence
  • Persistent
  • Person
  • Persona
  • Personae
  • Personage
  • Personality
  • Personification
  • Personnel
  • Perspective
  • Perspiration
  • Persuading
  • Persuasion
  • Pertinence
  • Perturbation
  • Perusal
  • Pervaporation
  • Pessimism
  • Pest
  • Pet
  • Petition
  • Petitioner
  • Petroleum
  • Petulance
  • Phalanx
  • Phantasy
  • Phantom
  • Pharmacist
  • Pharmacy
  • Phase
  • Pheasant
  • Phenomena
  • Philology
  • Philosopher
  • Philosophy
  • Phloem
  • Phone
  • Phonograph
  • Phonology
  • Phony
  • Phosgene
  • Phosphate
  • Phosphide
  • Phosphor
  • Photo
  • Photograph
  • Photographer
  • Photography
  • Photorealism
  • Phrase
  • Phrasemaking
  • Phraseology
  • Phrasing
  • Phthalate
  • Phyla
  • Physician
  • Physicist
  • Physiognomy
  • Physiologist
  • Physiology
  • Physiotherapist
  • Pianism
  • Pianist
  • Piano
  • Piazza
  • Pick
  • Pickaxe
  • Picker
  • Picket
  • Picking
  • Pickle
  • Pickoff
  • Pickup
  • Picnic
  • Picture
  • Picturing
  • Pidgin
  • Pie
  • Piece
  • Pier
  • Piety
  • Pig
  • Pigen
  • Pigeon
  • Pigeonhole
  • Pigment
  • Pigskin
  • Pike
  • Pile
  • Pilgrim
  • Pilgrimage
  • Pill
  • Pillage
  • Pillar
  • Pillow
  • Pilot
  • Piloting
  • Pimp
  • Pin
  • Pinball
  • Pinch
  • Pine
  • Pineapple
  • Pinhead
  • Pink
  • Pinnacle
  • Pinochle
  • Pinpoint
  • Pint
  • Pinto
  • Pioneer
  • Pip
  • Pipe
  • Pipeline
  • Piping
  • Pique
  • Piracy
  • Pirate
  • Pirouette
  • Pistachio
  • Pistol
  • Piston
  • Pit
  • Pitch
  • Pitcher
  • Pitchfork
  • Pitching
  • Pitfall
  • Pith
  • Pituitary
  • Pity
  • Pivot
  • Pizza
  • Place
  • Placement
  • Placing
  • Plagiarism
  • Plague
  • Plaid
  • Plain
  • Plaintiff
  • Plan
  • Plane
  • Planeload
  • Planer
  • Planet
  • Planetarium
  • Planetoid
  • Plank
  • Planking
  • Planner
  • Planning
  • Plant
  • Plantain
  • Plantation
  • Planter
  • Planting
  • Plaque
  • Plasm
  • Plasma
  • Plaster
  • Plasterer
  • Plastering
  • Plastic
  • Plasticity
  • Plate
  • Plateau
  • Platform
  • Platinum
  • Platoon
  • Platter
  • Play
  • Playback
  • Playboy
  • Player
  • Playground
  • Playing
  • Playmate
  • Playoff
  • Playroom
  • Playtime
  • Playwright
  • Playwriting
  • Plea
  • Pleader
  • Pleading
  • Pleasance
  • Pleasant
  • Pleasure
  • Pledge
  • Plenitude
  • Plenty
  • Pleura
  • Plight
  • Plodding
  • Plot
  • Plow
  • Plowing
  • Pluck
  • Plug
  • Plugugly
  • Plum
  • Plumb
  • Plumber
  • Plumbing
  • Plume
  • Plunder
  • Plundering
  • Plunge
  • Pluralism
  • Plush
  • Plywood
  • Poark
  • Pocket
  • Pocketbook
  • Pocketful
  • Podium
  • Poem
  • Poet
  • Poetry
  • Poignancy
  • Point
  • Pointer
  • Poise
  • Poison
  • Poisoning
  • Poker
  • Polarity
  • Polarization
  • Pole
  • Polecat
  • Polemic
  • Police
  • Policeman
  • Policemen
  • Policing
  • Policy
  • Polio
  • Polish
  • Politician
  • Politicking
  • Politico
  • Polity
  • Polka
  • Poll
  • Pollen
  • Pollution
  • Polo
  • Polonaise
  • Polybutene
  • Polyester
  • Polyether
  • Polyethylene
  • Polymer
  • Polymerization
  • Polynomial
  • Polyphosphate
  • Polypropylene
  • Polystyrene
  • Pomp
  • Poncho
  • Pond
  • Pony
  • Poodle
  • Pool
  • Pop
  • Pope
  • Poplar
  • Poplin
  • Poppy
  • Poppyseed
  • Populace
  • Popularity
  • Population
  • Porcelain
  • Porch
  • Pore
  • Pork
  • Porosity
  • Porridge
  • Port
  • Portal
  • Porter
  • Portfolio
  • Portico
  • Portion
  • Portrait
  • Portraiture
  • Portrayal
  • Pose
  • Poseur
  • Position
  • Positive
  • Positivism
  • Positivist
  • Posse
  • Posseman
  • Possemen
  • Possession
  • Possessive
  • Possessor
  • Possibility
  • Possum
  • Post
  • Postcard
  • Poster
  • Posterity
  • Postgraduate
  • Postman
  • Postmark
  • Postmen
  • Postponement
  • Postscript
  • Posture
  • Pot
  • Potassium
  • Potato
  • Potboiler
  • Potency
  • Potential
  • Potentiality
  • Potentiometer
  • Pothole
  • Potpourri
  • Pottery
  • Pouch
  • Poultice
  • Poultry
  • Pound
  • Pounding
  • Pout
  • Poverty
  • Pow
  • Powder
  • Powderpuff
  • Power
  • Practicability
  • Practicality
  • Practice
  • Practicing
  • Practitioner
  • Pragmatism
  • Prairie
  • Praise
  • Pram
  • Pranha
  • Prank
  • Prayer
  • Preacher
  • Preaching
  • Preamble
  • Precaution
  • Precedence
  • Precedent
  • Preceding
  • Precept
  • Precinct
  • Precipice
  • Precipitate
  • Precipitin
  • Precision
  • Precocity
  • Precondition
  • Predecessor
  • Predicament
  • Predicator
  • Prediction
  • Predisposition
  • Prednisone
  • Preface
  • Preference
  • Preferment
  • Pregnancy
  • Prejudice
  • Preliminary
  • Prelude
  • Premier
  • Premiere
  • Premise
  • Premium
  • Premix
  • Premonition
  • Prep
  • Preparation
  • Prepayment
  • Prepolymer
  • Preposition
  • Preradiation
  • Prerequisite
  • Prerogative
  • Prescription
  • Presence
  • Present
  • Presentation
  • Presenter
  • Preservation
  • Preserve
  • Presidency
  • President
  • Pressure
  • Prestige
  • Presumption
  • Pretence
  • Pretense
  • Pretext
  • Prevalence
  • Prevention
  • Preview
  • Prevision
  • Prey
  • Price
  • Pricing
  • Prick
  • Pride
  • Priest
  • Primacy
  • Primary
  • Prime
  • Priming
  • Primitive
  • Primitivism
  • Prince
  • Princesse
  • Principal
  • Principle
  • Print
  • Printer
  • Printing
  • Printmaking
  • Priority
  • Prison
  • Prisoner
  • Privacy
  • Private
  • Privet
  • Privilege
  • Privy
  • Prize
  • Pro
  • Probability
  • Probate
  • Probation
  • Probe
  • Probity
  • Problem
  • Procaine
  • Procedure
  • Proceeding
  • Processing
  • Procession
  • Processional
  • Processor
  • Proclamation
  • Procrastination
  • Procreation
  • Procreativity
  • Proctor
  • Procurement
  • Procurer
  • Prod
  • Prodigy
  • Produce
  • Producer
  • Producing
  • Product
  • Production
  • Productivity
  • Profanity
  • Profession
  • Professional
  • Professionalism
  • Professor
  • Professorship
  • Profet
  • Proficiency
  • Profile
  • Profit
  • Profitability
  • Profoundity
  • Profundity
  • Profusion
  • Progandist
  • Progeny
  • Prognostication
  • Prognosticator
  • Program
  • Programing
  • Programmer
  • Programming
  • Progression
  • Progressivism
  • Prohibition
  • Prohibiton
  • Project
  • Projectile
  • Projection
  • Projector
  • Proletariat
  • Proliferation
  • Prolixity
  • Prolongation
  • Prolusion
  • Promazine
  • Promenade
  • Prominence
  • Promise
  • Promoter
  • Promotion
  • Pronoun
  • Pronouncement
  • Proof
  • Prop
  • Propaganda
  • Propagandist
  • Propagation
  • Propeller
  • Property
  • Prophecy
  • Prophet
  • Propionate
  • Proponent
  • Proportion
  • Proportionality
  • Proposal
  • Proposition
  • Proprieter
  • Proprietor
  • Proprietorship
  • Propriety
  • Propulsion
  • Proscription
  • Prose
  • Prosecution
  • Prosecutor
  • Prospect
  • Prosperity
  • Prostate
  • Prostitute
  • Prostitution
  • Protagonist
  • Protease
  • Protection
  • Protege
  • Protein
  • Protest
  • Protocol
  • Proton
  • Protoplasm
  • Prototype
  • Protozoa
  • Protrusion
  • Protuberance
  • Provenance
  • Proverb
  • Providence
  • Province
  • Provincialism
  • Provision
  • Proviso
  • Provocation
  • Prow
  • Prowl
  • Proximity
  • Pub
  • Puberty
  • Public
  • Publication
  • Publicity
  • Publisher
  • Publishing
  • Puddle
  • Puke
  • Pull
  • Pulley
  • Pulp
  • Pulpit
  • Pulsation
  • Pulse
  • Pump
  • Pumpkin
  • Pun
  • Punch
  • Punchbowl
  • Puncher
  • Punching
  • Punctuality
  • Punctuation
  • Punditry
  • Pungency
  • Punishment
  • Punk
  • Punster
  • Pup
  • Pupil
  • Puppet
  • Puppy
  • Purchase
  • Purchasing
  • Purgation
  • Purgatory
  • Purge
  • Purging
  • Purification
  • Purism
  • Purity
  • Purple
  • Purpose
  • Purse
  • Pursuer
  • Pursuit
  • Purveyor
  • Push
  • Pussy
  • Pussycat
  • Putout
  • Putt
  • Putter
  • Putty
  • Puzzle
  • Puzzlement
  • Puzzler
  • Pyorrhea
  • Pyramid
  • Pyre
  • Pyrometer
  • Pyrophosphate
  • Pyschiatrist
  • Python

Nouns that Start with P with their Definitions

Pad: A soft surface that protects from injury when you fall or sit down.

Paper: A material made from wood pulp and other ingredients which is used for writing on or printing in color or black-and-white; also, a sheet of this material folded into several columns, printed on both sides

Panel: A flat piece of material used for decoration and to provide shelter, especially if it is movable or serves as a sliding door.

Park: A large area of natural or landscaped land for recreational use.

Parliament: The group of people who make the laws in a particular country; also, the building in which they meet.

Partner: One who works with another person or group; in business, this often means someone with whom one shares ownership of a company.

Passion: Strong feeling, including love and hate but especially something negative (such as anger).

Path: A trail that is usually made by moving people or things overland.

Pest: An animal that can cause damage to crops, animals, etc., such as insects and mice.

Pet: someone who is loved and cared for like a domesticated animal; also called a “friend.”

Piece: a short section of something; especially a small part of an object (such as the front of an envelope or the handle on a door).

Piano: A musical instrument that has a keyboard and strings that produce sound when they are hit with hammers, and that is played by pressing the keys.

Picnic: An outdoor meal with good food and friends, often at a special place.

Picture: Something that shows or represents something else; especially a flat surface (made of paper or canvas) on which an artist can create an image by using paints or other materials.

Piece: A (usually small) part of something considered as a whole; also called a “portion.”

Pill: A medicine that is usually in a round or oval shape, used to treat (or prevent) diseases or to improve one’s health.

Pin: A piece of metal with a sharp point on one end, used to fasten things together by being pushed through them.

Pizza: A round, flat food made from dough and baked in the oven.

Plant: An organism that is not an animal and cannot move around; also called a “vegetable.”

Planet: The large world that we live on and which has been proven to be the center of our solar system; also called “earth.”

Plate: A large flat area on the ground that is covered with land or rock; also called a “ground.”

Place: A location, especially as provided with buildings and equipment.

People: a group of human beings (men, women, and children) considered as a group or class; also called “human beings”

Pipe: A long, hollow object made of metal or plastic through which water or other liquids can flow for use in plumbing systems.

Conclusion

As you can see, many different nouns have the letter P! These are just a few of them, and they can be used in all sorts of ways to create new words. For instance, you could take one of these nouns and turn it into a verb. How would you do this? Add “ing” to the end of a noun. Or, take one of these nouns and use it as an adjective.

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