Words That Start With Ga: Enhance Your Vocabulary with These Interesting Terms

In this article, you’ll discover a variety of words that begin with the letters “ga,” enhancing both your vocabulary and your understanding of their usage.

  1. Gabble- to talk rapidly or unintelligibly.
  2. Gable- the triangular upper part of a wall at the end of a ridged roof.
  3. Gad- to wander aimlessly.
  4. Gadabout- a person who travels often or to many different places, especially for pleasure.
  5. Gadget- a small mechanical or electronic device or tool.
  6. Gaffe- an unintentional act or remark causing embarrassment to its originator.
  7. Gaff- a stick with a hook, or a barbed spear, for landing large fish.
  8. Gag- a piece of cloth put into or over a person’s mouth to prevent them from speaking.
  9. Gaga- excessively and foolishly enthusiastic, or infatuated.
  10. Gage- a valued object deposited as a guarantee; an archaic term for pledge.
  11. Gaiety- the state or quality of being lighthearted or cheerful.
  12. Gaily- in a cheerful or lighthearted way.
  13. Gain- to acquire something of value.
  14. Gainsay- to deny or contradict.
  15. Gait- a person’s manner of walking.
  16. Gala- a social occasion with special entertainments or performances.
  17. Galactic- relating to a galaxy.
  18. Galaxy- a system of millions or billions of stars, together with gas and dust.
  19. Gale- a very strong wind.
  20. Gall- bold, impudent behavior; or to irritate or vex.
  21. Gallery- a room or building for the display or sale of artwork, or a covered promenade.
  22. Gallivant- to go around from one place to another in the pursuit of pleasure.
  23. Gallon- a unit of volume for liquid measure.
  24. Gallop- the fastest pace of a horse or similar animal.
  25. Galaxy- a large system of stars held together by mutual gravitation and isolated from similar systems.
  26. Galore- in abundance.
  27. Gambit- an opening in chess in which a player risks one or more pawns or a minor piece to gain an advantage.
  28. Gamble- to play games of chance for money.
  29. Gambol- to skip or leap about joyfully.
  30. Game- a form of play or sport.
  31. Gamma- the third letter of the Greek alphabet.
  32. Gander- a look or glance.
  33. Gang- an organized group of criminals.
  34. Gangly- awkwardly tall and thin.
  35. Gangrene- localized death and decomposition of body tissue, resulting from either obstructed circulation or bacterial infection.
  36. Gantry- a framework for supporting equipment, as over a pathway.
  37. Gap- an empty space or interval.
  38. Garage- a building for housing a motor vehicle or vehicles.
  39. Garb- clothing or dress, especially of a distinctive or special kind.
  40. Garbage- wasted or spoiled food and other refuse.
  41. Garden- a piece of ground adjoining a house, in which grass, flowers, and other plants are cultivated.
  42. Gargantuan- enormous.
  43. Gargle- to wash or rinse the throat or mouth with a liquid held in the throat and kept in motion by a stream of air from the lungs.
  44. Garish- obtrusively bright and showy; lurid.
  45. Garland- a wreath of flowers and leaves, worn on the head or hung as a decoration.
  46. Garlic- a strong-smelling pungent-tasting bulb, used as a flavoring in cooking and in herbal medicine.
  47. Garment- a piece of clothing.
  48. Garner- to gather or collect (something, especially information or approval).
  49. Garnish- to decorate or embellish (food or a dish).
  50. Garret- a top-floor or attic room, especially a small dismal one.
  51. Garrison- the troops stationed in a fortress or town to defend it.
  52. Garter- a band worn around the leg to keep up a stocking or sock.
  53. Gas- a state of matter consisting of particles with no defined volume but the volume of their container.
  54. Gash- a long deep slash, cut, or wound.
  55. Gasket- a shaped piece or ring of rubber or other material sealing the junction between two surfaces.
  56. Gasoline- a refined petroleum product used as fuel in internal combustion engines.
  57. Gasp- a sudden, short intake of breath, as in shock or surprise.
  58. Gastric- relating to the stomach.
  59. Gastroenteritis- inflammation of the stomach and intestines, typically resulting from bacterial toxins or viral infection and causing vomiting and diarrhea.
  60. Gate- a hinged barrier used to close an opening in a wall, fence, or hedge.
  61. Gateway- an opening or structure framing an entrance to a different place.
  62. Gather- to bring together; assemble.
  63. Gaudy- extravagantly bright or showy, typically so as to be tasteless.
  64. Gauge- an instrument or device for measuring the magnitude, amount, or contents of something.
  65. Gaunt- lean and haggard, especially because of suffering, hunger, or age.
  66. Gauntlet- a stout glove with a long loose wrist.
  67. Gauze- a thin transparent fabric used for making dresses.
  68. Gavel- a small mallet used by a chairman or an auctioneer.
  69. Gawk- to stare openly and stupidly.
  70. Gawp- to stare openly and stupidly.
  71. Gay- (of a person, especially a man) homosexual.
  72. Gaze- to look steadily and intently, especially in admiration, surprise, or thought.
  73. Gazelle- any of many antelope species, characterized by their grace and speed.
  74. Gazette- an official journal or newspaper, especially one publishing legal or government announcements.
  75. Gazpacho- a Spanish-style soup made from tomatoes and other vegetables and spices, served cold.
  76. Gazump- to outbid (someone) for a property by making a higher offer.
  77. Gazunder- to reduce an offer for a house after initially agreeing on a higher price.
  78. Gear- equipment or apparatus that is used for a particular purpose.
  79. Gecko- a type of small lizard known for climbing smooth surfaces.
  80. Geezer- a man, especially an old one.
  81. Gel- a thick, clear, slightly sticky substance, especially one used for cosmetic or medicinal purposes.
  82. Gelato- an Italian-style ice cream.
  83. Geld- to castrate (a male animal).
  84. Gelid- extremely cold; icy.
  85. Gem- a precious or semi-precious stone, especially when cut and polished or engraved.
  86. Gemini- a constellation of the zodiac.
  87. Gemology- the study of precious stones.
  88. Gender- the state of being male or female (typically used with reference to social and cultural differences rather than biological ones).
  89. Gene- a unit of heredity which is transferred from a parent to offspring.
  90. General- concerning or affecting all or most people, places, or things; widespread.
  91. Generate- cause (something, especially energy or a particular quality) to arise or come about.
  92. Generic- characteristic of or relating to a class or group of things; not specific.
  93. Generosity- the quality of being kind and generous.
  94. Genesis- the origin or mode of formation of something.
  95. Genetic- relating to genes or heredity.
  96. Genial- friendly and cheerful.
  97. Genius- exceptional intellectual or creative power or other natural ability.
  98. Genre- a category of artistic composition, as in music or literature, characterized by similarities in form, style, or subject matter.
  99. Genteel- polite, refined, or respectable, often in an affected or ostentatious way.
  100. Gentle- mild in temperament or behavior; kind or tender.

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