Q Words: Mastering Unique Vocabulary for Scrabble and Word Games

Discover a variety of intriguing words that start with the letter “Q” and enhance your vocabulary right away.

  1. Quack- a fraudulent or ignorant pretender to medical skill.
  2. Quad- a rectangular area surrounded by buildings.
  3. Quaff- to drink a beverage, especially an alcoholic one, heartily.
  4. Quagmire- a soft boggy area of land or a complex situation hard to escape.
  5. Quail- to lose heart or courage in difficulty or danger.
  6. Quaint- attractively unusual or old-fashioned.
  7. Qualify- to be entitled to a particular benefit or privilege by fulfilling a necessary condition.
  8. Qualm- an uneasy feeling of doubt, worry, or fear.
  9. Quandary- a state of perplexity or uncertainty.
  10. Quantify- to express or measure the quantity of.
  11. Quarantine- a state of isolation to prevent the spread of disease.
  12. Quarry- a place from which stone is mined.
  13. Quarter- one-fourth of something; also a locality or group.
  14. Quash- to reject or void, especially by legal procedure.
  15. Quasi- seemingly; apparently but not really.
  16. Quaver- to shake or tremble in speaking, typically through nervousness or emotion.
  17. Quay- a stone or metal platform lying alongside or projecting into water for loading and unloading ships.
  18. Queasy- feeling nausea; sick.
  19. Queen- the female ruler of an independent state.
  20. Quell- to put an end to, typically by the use of force.
  21. Quench- to satisfy (thirst) by drinking; or to extinguish (fire).
  22. Query- a question, especially one addressed to an official or organization.
  23. Quest- a long or arduous search for something.
  24. Queue- a line or sequence of people or vehicles awaiting their turn.
  25. Quibble- a slight objection or criticism about a trivial matter.
  26. Quick- moving fast or able to move fast.
  27. Quicken- to make or become faster; to stimulate.
  28. Quiet- making little or no noise.
  29. Quilt- a warm bed covering made of padding enclosed between layers of fabric.
  30. Quinary- relating to or denoting the number five.
  31. Quip- a witty remark.
  32. Quirk- a peculiar behavioral habit.
  33. Quiver- to tremble or shake with a slight rapid motion.
  34. Quixotic- exceedingly idealistic; unrealistic and impractical.
  35. Quiz- a test of knowledge, especially as a competition.
  36. Quota- a limited or fixed number or amount of people or things.
  37. Quotation- a group of words taken from a text or speech and repeated by someone other than the original author.
  38. Quote- to repeat a group of words from a text or speech.
  39. Quorum- the minimum number of members of an assembly necessary to conduct the business of that group.
  40. Quota- a prescribed number or share.
  41. Quotidian- of or occurring every day; daily.
  42. Quaternion- in mathematics, a complex number system.
  43. Queer- strange; odd.
  44. Quenchless- unquenchable; not capable of being satisfied.
  45. Quiescent- in a state or period of inactivity or dormancy.
  46. Quintessence- the most perfect or typical example of a quality or class.
  47. Quixotism- impracticality in pursuit of ideals; idealistic without regard to practicality.
  48. Quibble- an instance of using ambiguous, prevaricative, or irrelevant language or arguments to evade a point at issue.
  49. Quinary- consisting of five things or divided into fives.
  50. Quaggy- resembling a quagmire; marshy or boggy.
  51. Quadrate- to square; having four angles and four sides.
  52. Quaffer- one who quaffs or drinks heartily.
  53. Qualitative- pertaining to or concerning quality.
  54. Quantal- of or relating to a quantum; in discrete, indivisible units.
  55. Quartile- each of four equal groups into which a population can be divided according to the distribution of values of a particular variable.
  56. Quaternity- a group or set of four; the state of being fourfold.
  57. Querulous- complaining in a petulant or whining manner.
  58. Queue- jump – to skip ahead in a queue without waiting one’s turn.
  59. Quicksilver- another name for mercury, a heavy silvery element that is liquid at room temperature.
  60. Quintal- a historical unit of weight equal to 100 kg.
  61. Quintuple- increase or make five times as much or as many.
  62. Quorate- having the number of members necessary to conduct business.
  63. Querying- the act of asking questions or making inquiries.
  64. Quinine- a bitter compound used to treat malaria and other fevers.
  65. Quisling- a traitor who collaborates with an enemy force occupying their country.
  66. Quota- bound – restricted or limited by quotas.
  67. Quoit- a ring of iron, rope, or rubber thrown in a game to encircle or land as near as possible to an upright peg.
  68. Quondam- former; erstwhile.
  69. Quotable- suitable for or worthy of quoting.
  70. Quadrant- each of four quarters of a circle.
  71. Quadriplegic- a person paralyzed in both arms and both legs.
  72. Quantum- a discrete quantity of energy proportional in magnitude to the frequency of the radiation it represents.
  73. Quart- a unit of liquid capacity equal to two pints; approximately 1.136 liters in the UK, or 0.946 liters in the US.
  74. Quipster- a person who makes quips; a witty or funny person.
  75. Quotationist- someone who often quotes others.
  76. Quixotry- visionary or impractical pursuits.
  77. Quartet- a group of four performers or musicians playing together.
  78. Quarterfinal- one of the four matches in the quarterfinal round of a tournament.
  79. Quackery- the methods and practices of quacks.
  80. Quainter- more quaint or unusually attractive and charming.
  81. Quencher- someone or something that quenches.
  82. Quiverful- a case for holding arrows.
  83. Quarryman- a person who works in or manages a quarry.
  84. Quarterage- a fee or payment made quarterly.
  85. Quarreller- someone who is prone to or engaged in quarrels.
  86. Queenly- resembling, suitable to, or typical of a queen.
  87. Quizzical- (of a person’s expression or behavior) indicating mild or amused puzzlement.
  88. Quickstep- a fast, lively dance.
  89. Quailish- resembling or characteristic of a quail.
  90. Quickset- set or grown quickly; indicating a hedge made from cuttings of thorn or other fast-growing bush.
  91. Quagswag- to shake to and fro.
  92. Queasily- in a way that causes nausea or uneasiness.
  93. Quinsy- a peritonsillar abscess.
  94. Quashing- the action of suppressing or squashing.
  95. Quidnunc- a person who is eager to know the latest news and gossip.
  96. Quatrain- a stanza of four lines, especially one having alternate rhymes.
  97. Quadraphonic- of or using four channels for sound reproduction.
  98. Quatrefoil- a design or structure resembling four overlapping circles or rings.
  99. Quaffable- easy to drink; drinkable.
  100. Quincentennial- pertaining to or marking a period of 500 years.

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