What is the longest word in the English language with all of its letters in alphabetical order?

Longest Word In English With All Letters In Alphabetical Order

The longest word in English with all letters in alphabetical order is aegilops. (8 letters)

Aegilops, a Latin word which has been absorbed into the English language, has three meanings:

  1. an eye condition,
  2. a type of grass
  3. a species of oak tree.

Other words in the English language with all letters in alphabetical order, A-Z:

7-letter words, with repeated letters

  • beefily
  • billowy

Some 6-letter words, no repeated letters

  • abhors
  • almost
  • begins
  • bijoux
  • biopsy
  • chimps
  • chintz
  • ghosty

Some 6-letter words, with repeated letters

  • abbess
  • accent
  • accept
  • access
  • adders
  • bellow
  • chills
  • chilly
  • choosy
  • choppy
  • effort
  • floors
  • floppy
  • flossy
  • glossy
  • knotty

Some of the longest words in the English language with all letters in REVERSE alphabetical order, Z-A:

  • spoonfeed (9, with repeated letters)
  • spoonfed (8, with a repeated letter)
  • trollied (8, with a repeated letter)
  • sponged (7, no repeats)
  • wronged (7, no repeats)