Honestly, I do wish people would learn to search before asking. I swear this question has been asked at least a dozen times a week in various forms.
The original riddle is something along the lines of: "Angry and hungry both end in the letters -gry. What is the third word in the English language?" The answer, of course is 'language', with the first and second words being 'the' and 'English', respectively. Without that context, the query is meaningless as there are quite a few obscure and obsolete words in English that end with -gry. Source(s):
I can't even be bothered quoting sources for this anymore. Wigry, it's a lake in northern Poland:) Aggry
\Ag"gry\, Aggri \Ag"gri\, a. Applied to a kind of variegated glass beads of ancient manufacture; as, aggry beads are found in Ashantee and Fantee in Africa puggry
\Pug"gry\, Puggree \Pug"gree\, n. [Written also puggaree, puggeree, etc.] [Hind. pag[.r]i turban.] A light scarf wound around a hat or helmet to protect the head from the sun. [India] --Yule.
A blue-gray felt hat with a gold puggaree. --Kipling. Smuggry, Orkney dialect pertaining to rain or mist. there is no such word. aggry
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