Words That Start With Ho: Expand Your Vocabulary Today

In this article, you’ll discover a diverse list of words that start with the prefix “ho,” enhancing your vocabulary and comprehension.

  1. Hoard- to accumulate and store away.
  2. Hoax- a humorous or malicious deception.
  3. Hobble- to walk with difficulty, typically because of a damaged or stiff leg.
  4. Hobby- an activity done for enjoyment in spare time.
  5. Hobnob- to socialize or talk informally.
  6. Hockey- a sport played by two teams where players try to hit a puck into the opponent’s goal.
  7. Hoe- a gardening tool with a thin flat blade used to turn soil.
  8. Hoist- to lift or raise something by means of ropes and pulleys.
  9. Hold- to grasp, carry, or support with one’s arms or hands.
  10. Hole- a hollow place in a solid body or surface.
  11. Holiday- a day of festivity or recreation when no work is done.
  12. Holistic- characterized by the belief that parts of something are interconnected.
  13. Holler- to shout or scream.
  14. Hollow- having a hole or empty space inside.
  15. Holly- a type of bush with shiny sharp leaves and usually red berries.
  16. Holster- a holder for carrying a handgun or other firearm, typically made of leather and worn on a belt.
  17. Homage- special honor or respect shown publicly.
  18. Home- the place where one lives permanently.
  19. Homely- simple but cozy and comfortable, as in one’s own home.
  20. Homestead- a house, especially a farmhouse, with adjoining buildings and land.
  21. Homicide- the deliberate and unlawful killing of one person by another.
  22. Homily- a religious discourse that is intended primarily for spiritual edification.
  23. Homogenize- to make uniform or similar.
  24. Honest- free of deceit; truthful and sincere.
  25. Honey- a sweet, sticky yellowish-brown fluid made by bees.
  26. Honor- high respect or esteem.
  27. Hood- a covering for the head and neck with an opening for the face.
  28. Hoof- the horny part of the foot of an ungulate animal, especially a horse.
  29. Hook- a piece of metal or other hard material curved or bent back at an angle.
  30. Hoop- a circular band of metal, wood, or other rigid material.
  31. Hoot- a low, wavering sound made to signal derision or disapproval.
  32. Hoover- to clean a surface using a vacuum cleaner.
  33. Hope- a feeling of expectation and desire for a particular thing to happen.
  34. Horizon- the line at which the earth’s surface and the sky appear to meet.
  35. Hormone- a regulatory substance produced in an organism and transported in tissue fluids.
  36. Horn- one of the bony outgrowths on the head of certain animals.
  37. Horrible- causing or likely to cause horror; shocking.
  38. Horror- an intense feeling of fear, shock, or disgust.
  39. Horse- a large domesticated animal used for riding and racing.
  40. Hose- a flexible tube conveying water, used for watering or firefighting.
  41. Host- a person who receives or entertains guests.
  42. Hostage- a person seized or held as security for the fulfillment of a condition.
  43. Hostel- a budget-oriented, shared-room lodging.
  44. Hostile- showing or feeling opposition or dislike; unfriendly.
  45. Hot- having a high degree of heat or a high temperature.
  46. Hotel- an establishment providing accommodation, meals, and other services.
  47. Hound- a dog of a breed used for hunting, especially one with a good sense of smell.
  48. Hour- a period of time equal to a twenty-fourth part of a day and night.
  49. House- a building for human habitation.
  50. Hover- to remain in one place in the air.
  51. Howl- a long, loud, doleful cry uttered by an animal or a person.
  52. Hoyden- a boisterous girl.
  53. Hoopla- bustling excitement or activity; commotion; hullabaloo.
  54. Hopscotch- a children’s game played by tossing a small object into numbered spaces.
  55. Homograph- a word spelled the same as another but having a different meaning.
  56. Homophone- a word pronounced the same as another but differing in meaning.
  57. Homunculus- a very small human or humanoid figure.
  58. Hologram- a three-dimensional image formed by the interference of light beams.
  59. Homeward- towards home.
  60. Homonym- a word spelled and pronounced like another but different in meaning.
  61. Homeopath- a practitioner of homeopathic medicine.
  62. Homestretch- the final stage of a journey or endeavor.
  63. Hothead- a person who is impulsive and easily angered.
  64. Hovel- a small, squalid, unpleasant, or simply constructed dwelling.
  65. Howitzer- a short gun for firing shells on high trajectories at low velocities.
  66. Hobbyhorse- a child’s toy consisting of a stick with a model of a horse’s head.
  67. Hobo- a homeless person; a tramp.
  68. Hoecake- a type of cornmeal bread similar to cornbread cooked over a fire.
  69. Hocus- pocus – meaningless talk or activity, often designed to draw attention away from and disguise what is actually happening.
  70. Hod- a portable trough for carrying bricks, mortar, or other construction materials.
  71. Hoick- to lift or pull with a sudden motion.
  72. Hoi polloi- the common people; the masses.
  73. Hoistway- the shaft in which an elevator travels.
  74. Hokum- nonsense, especially nonsensical or insincere talk.
  75. Holdall- a large bag made of cloth or leather used for carrying clothing and other personal items.
  76. Holdfast- a device for securing an object in place.
  77. Holding- something owned or possessed, particularly in terms of property.
  78. Holdover- a person or thing remaining from a previous period or set of circumstances.
  79. Hole- in-one – in golf, a shot from the tee that lands in the cup with one stroke.
  80. Hollowness- the quality of having an empty space within.
  81. Holocene- the current geological epoch, which began approximately 11,700 years ago.
  82. Homebody- a person who likes to stay at home.
  83. Homecoming- a return to one’s home; typically a gathering of people who have been away from a common place.
  84. Homefront- the civilian sector of a nation at war when its armed forces are in foreign territory.
  85. Homegrown- grown or produced at one’s own home or in one’s locality.
  86. Homeland- the country where someone is born or is a naturalized citizen.
  87. Homeless- without a home, and therefore typically living on the streets.
  88. Homeopathy- a system of alternative medicine based on the belief that “like cures like.”
  89. Homestead- a house or estate and the adjoining land occupied by the owner.
  90. Homogeneous- of the same kind or nature; uniformly composed.
  91. Homologous- having the same relation, relative position, or structure.
  92. Homosexual- sexually attracted to people of one’s own sex.
  93. Honcho- a leader or manager; the person in charge.
  94. Hone- to refine or perfect over a period of time.
  95. Honeybee- a bee that produces honey.
  96. Honeycomb- a structure of hexagonal cells typically made by bees for storing honey.
  97. Honeydew- a sugary secretion produced by some plants and plant-sucking insects.
  98. Honeyed- flattering; soothing; sweet.
  99. Hong- a commercial establishment or guild in East Asia during the colonial period.
  100. Honky- tonk – a cheap or disreputable bar, club, or dance hall.

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