Positive K Words: Enhance Your Vocabulary and Mood

Discover a variety of positive words that start with the letter “K” to enhance your vocabulary and brighten your conversations.

  1. Keen- having a sharp edge or point; highly developed
  2. Kind- having a friendly, generous, and considerate nature
  3. Kindly- in a kind and gentle manner
  4. Kindhearted- having or showing sympathy or kindness
  5. Kudos- praise and honor received for an achievement
  6. Knowledgeable- intelligent and well-informed
  7. Knack- a special skill or talent for doing something quickly or efficiently
  8. Knightly- characteristic of a medieval knight; chivalrous
  9. Kissable- inviting or attractive enough to be kissed
  10. Key- crucial, extremely important
  11. Keepsake- something kept in memory of the giver; a memento
  12. Kempt- maintained in a neat and clean condition; well-polished
  13. Kingly- having the status or qualities of a king; royal
  14. Kin- one’s family and relations
  15. Kindred- one’s family and relations; of a similar nature or character
  16. Kickstart- cause something to start quickly; boost
  17. Kiln- a furnace or oven for burning, baking, or drying materials
  18. Kiss- a touch or caress with the lips as a sign of love, sexual desire, or greeting
  19. Knockout- extremely attractive or impressive; stunning
  20. Know- how** – practical knowledge or skill
  21. Keystone- the central principle or part of a policy, system, etc., on which all else depends
  22. Kite- a light frame covered with some thin material, to be flown in the wind at the end of a long string
  23. Kittenish- playfully frivolous or flirtatious
  24. Knit- to make (a garment, fabric, etc.) by interlocking loops of yarn with knitting needles
  25. Knighthood- the rank, status, or dignity of a knight
  26. Knowledge- information and skills acquired through experience or education
  27. Kaleidoscopic- rapidly changing; having complex patterns of colors
  28. Kudos- praise for an achievement
  29. Karaoke- a form of entertainment, offered typically by bars, in which people take turns to sing popular songs into a microphone over pre-recorded backing tracks
  30. Kindling- easily combustible small sticks or twigs used for starting a fire
  31. Kinesis- movement or activity of an organism in response to a stimulus
  32. Kittycorner- diagonally across
  33. Kvell- feel happy and proud
  34. Knight- errant** – a medieval knight wandering in search of chivalrous adventures
  35. Knockabout- funny and lively
  36. Kosher- fitting or allowable according to Jewish law
  37. Keep up- to maintain a required pace or level
  38. Knee- slapper** – a very funny joke or prank
  39. Knobby- having knobs; used typically to describe something that sticks out
  40. Knead- to work dough or clay into a uniform mixture by pressing, folding, and stretching
  41. Kitsch- art, objects, or design considered to be in poor taste because of excessive garishness or sentimentality, but sometimes appreciated in an ironic or knowing way
  42. Kite flying- manipulating or exploiting conditions or regulations for one’s own gain
  43. Knighthood- rank or title of a knight; ideal qualities of a knight, such as bravery and chivalry
  44. Kick- off** – the start or resumption of a football game
  45. Kink- a sharp twist or curve in something that is otherwise straight
  46. King- size** – larger or bigger than the usual size
  47. Kismet- destiny; fate
  48. Kilowatt- a measure of 1,000 watts of electrical power
  49. Kneel- go down on one’s knees
  50. Keenness- the quality of being eager or enthusiastic; edge
  51. Knock- on effect** – a secondary, indirect, or cumulative effect
  52. Knitwear- clothing made by knitting, especially commercially
  53. Kibitz- offer unwanted advice, especially at a card game
  54. Kiddish- like a kid; youthful, playful
  55. Kernel- a softer, usually edible part of a seed, nut, or fruit stone contained within its hard shell
  56. Keynote- the main idea or underlying theme
  57. Keep- to continue to have something; remain in a specified condition
  58. Kickback- a sudden rebound or recoil
  59. Kikipedia- knowledgeable encyclopedia; metaphorically speaking
  60. Keel- the central longitudinal structure of a ship’s hull, from which the framework is built up
  61. Kip- a nap or sleep, informally
  62. Kvetch- to complain habitually, grumble
  63. Kudos- praise for exceptional achievement
  64. Kibble- ground meal shaped into pellets, especially for pet food
  65. Kindergarten- a preschool for young children
  66. Kettle- a container or device in which water is boiled, having a lid, spout, and handle; a teakettle
  67. Kicking- very active and lively
  68. Kiteboarding- the sport of riding on a small surfboard that is propelled across water by a large kite to which the rider is harnessed
  69. Knit- to make garments by hand or machine using thread or yarn
  70. Keyhole- a hole in a lock case into which the key is inserted to unlock or lock it
  71. Kick- to strike or propel forcibly with the foot
  72. Koala- an arboreal Australian marsupial that has a stout body and dense, woolly fur with leathery ears and a large, leathery nose
  73. Kiln- dried** – dried in a kiln with controlled temperature and humidity
  74. Knee- deep** – involving immersion up to the knees; deeply involved
  75. Keypad- a small panel of keys used for electronic communication or for controlling a machine
  76. Kite- flying** – handling or dealing something with a bit of trick or manipulativeness
  77. Knee- high** – as high as the knee
  78. Klaxon- a loud electric horn, formerly used on automobiles, trucks, etc.
  79. Kinetic- relating to or resulting from motion
  80. Kiss- off** – a dismissal or rejection
  81. Ken- range of knowledge
  82. Keen- sighted** – having sharp or highly developed vision
  83. Kleptomaniac- person who has a compulsive desire to steal
  84. Kowtow- act in an excessively subservient manner
  85. Kaleidoscope- a constantly changing pattern or scene
  86. Kaput- broken and useless; no longer working or effective
  87. Kerfuffle- a commotion or fuss
  88. Knockdown- a type of furniture or structure that is designed to be easily disassembled and reassembled
  89. Knole- a large sofa with adjustable side arms and considerable depth
  90. Knuckleball- a pitch thrown to minimize spinning of the ball, causing erratic motion
  91. Kingpin- the most important person in a group
  92. Kitty- corner** – diagonally opposite
  93. Kick- pleat** – an inverted pleat in the back of a skirt or coat to allow more freedom of movement
  94. Kilometer- a metric unit of measurement equal to 1,000 meters
  95. Knead- to press, fold and stretch dough with the hands
  96. Knowledgeably- with knowledge; informed in detail
  97. Keelhaul- to punish by dragging under the keel of a ship
  98. Kipper- a whole herring, split into a butterfly fashion from the tail to the head along the dorsal ridge, gutted, salted or pickled, and cold-smoked
  99. Kitchenette- a small kitchen or part of a room equipped as a kitchen
  100. Knickknack- a small decorative ornament, especially in a house

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