Words That Start With W: Enhance Your Vocabulary Easily

In this article, you’ll discover a comprehensive list of words that start with the letter “W,” enhancing your vocabulary and improving your word usage skills.

  1. Waddle- to walk with short, swaying steps.
  2. Waffle- to speak or write evasively; also, a type of cooked batter cake.
  3. Wage- payment for work performed, usually calculated hourly or weekly.
  4. Waft- to move gently through the air.
  5. Wager- a bet on the outcome of an event.
  6. Wagon- a four-wheeled vehicle for transporting goods.
  7. Waist- the part of the human body below the ribs and above the hips.
  8. Wait- to stay in one place until an event happens or someone arrives.
  9. Waive- to voluntarily give up a right or claim.
  10. Wake- to become awake; also, a trail of disturbed water or air left by a moving vessel.
  11. Walk- to move at a regular pace by lifting and setting down each foot in turn.
  12. Wall- a continuous vertical structure that encloses or divides an area.
  13. Waltz- a ballroom dance in triple time.
  14. Wane- to decrease in size, extent, or degree.
  15. Want- to have a desire for something.
  16. War- a state of armed conflict between different countries or different groups within a country.
  17. Warm- having or giving out a moderate degree of heat.
  18. Warn- to inform someone of a possible danger or problem.
  19. Warp- to twist or distort.
  20. Wart- a small, hard, benign growth on the skin.
  21. Wary- feeling or showing caution about possible dangers or problems.
  22. Wash- to clean by immersing in water.
  23. Wasp- an insect of a slender wasp-waisted order, with a stinging apparatus.
  24. Waste- use or expend carelessly, extravagantly, or to no purpose.
  25. Watch- to look at or observe attentively over a period of time.
  26. Water- a clear, colorless, odorless, and tasteless liquid.
  27. Wattle- a framework of poles intertwined with twigs, reeds, or branches used for building.
  28. Wave- a long body of water curling into an arched form and breaking on the shore.
  29. Wax- a sticky yellowish substance secreted by bees; also, to increase gradually in size.
  30. Way- a method, style, or manner of doing something.
  31. We- pronoun used to refer to the speaker and one or more other people.
  32. Weak- lacking the power to perform physically demanding tasks.
  33. Wealth- an abundance of valuable possessions or money.
  34. Weapon- an instrument used to inflict damage or harm.
  35. Wear- to have on one’s body as clothing, decoration, or protection.
  36. Weary- feeling or showing tiredness.
  37. Weave- to form by interlacing long threads passing in one direction with others at a right angle to them.
  38. Web- a network of fine threads constructed by a spider.
  39. Wed- to get married.
  40. Wedge- a piece of hard material with two sloping sides meeting at an edge, used for splitting, lifting, or tightening.
  41. Weed- any undesirable or troublesome plant, especially one growing where it is not wanted.
  42. Week- a period of seven days.
  43. Weep- to shed tears.
  44. Weigh- to find out how heavy someone or something is.
  45. Welcome- to greet someone in a polite or friendly way.
  46. Welfare- the health, happiness, and fortunes of a person or group.
  47. Well- in a good or satisfactory manner.
  48. West- the direction toward the point of the horizon where the sun sets.
  49. Wet- covered or saturated with water or another liquid.
  50. Whale- a very large marine mammal that breathes air through a blowhole on top of its head.
  51. What- asking for information specifying something.
  52. Wheat- a cereal plant that is the most important kind grown in temperate countries.
  53. Wheel- a circular object that revolves on an axle, typically part of a machine or vehicle.
  54. When- at what time.
  55. Whence- from what place or source.
  56. Where- in what place or position.
  57. Whet- to sharpen the blade of a tool or weapon.
  58. Whether- expressing a doubt or choice between alternatives.
  59. Which- asking for information specifying one or more people or things from a definite set.
  60. While- during the time that; at the same time as.
  61. Whim- a sudden desire or change of mind.
  62. Whine- a high-pitched, complaining noise.
  63. Whip- a strip of leather or length of cord fastened to a handle, used for flogging or beating.
  64. Whirl- to move or cause to move rapidly around and around.
  65. Whisk- to take or move something or someone in a particular direction suddenly and quickly.
  66. Whisper- to speak very softly using one’s breath without one’s vocal cords.
  67. Whistle- to make a clear musical sound by forcing air through pursed lips.
  68. White- of the color of milk or fresh snow, due to the reflection of most wavelengths of visible light.
  69. Whole- all of; entire.
  70. Whom- used instead of “who” as the object of a verb or preposition.
  71. Whose- belonging to or associated with which person.
  72. Why- for what reason or purpose.
  73. Wicked- morally wrong, evil.
  74. Wide- of great or more than average width.
  75. Wield- to hold and use (a weapon or tool).
  76. Wife- a married woman considered in relation to her spouse.
  77. Wild- living or growing in the natural environment; not domesticated or cultivated.
  78. Will- expressing future tense; indicating desire, consent, or inclination.
  79. Wilt- (of a plant, leaf, or flower) to become limp through heat, loss of water, or disease; droop.
  80. Win- to achieve success in a competition or endeavor.
  81. Wind- natural movement of the air, especially a strong current of air.
  82. Window- an opening in the wall or roof of a building or vehicle, fitted with glass.
  83. Wine- an alcoholic drink made from fermented grape juice.
  84. Wing- a modified limb for flying, as in birds, bats, or insects.
  85. Wink- to close and open one eye quickly, typically to indicate that something is a joke or secret.
  86. Winner- a person or thing that wins something.
  87. Winter- the coldest season of the year, between autumn and spring.
  88. Wire- metal drawn out into a thin flexible thread or rod.
  89. Wise- having or showing experience, knowledge, and good judgment.
  90. Wish- to desire or hope for something to happen.
  91. Wisp- a small thin or twisted bunch, piece, or amount of something.
  92. Wit- mental sharpness and inventiveness; keen intelligence.
  93. With- accompanying; in the company of.
  94. Withdraw- to take back or away.
  95. Wither- to become dry and shriveled.
  96. Within- inside the confines or limits of.
  97. Without- in the absence of.
  98. Witness- a person who sees an event happen.
  99. Wok- a deep, round-bottomed cooking pan originating in China.
  100. Wolf- a wild carnivorous mammal that is the largest member of the dog family.

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