22+ Cool Words That Start With H

Cool words starting with the letter h

Looking for a list of cool words that start with H? Good, because I’ve put together a list of words to help you find what you’re looking for.

Below, you’ll find a bunch of words – all starting with the letter H – that are cool, cool-sounding, or mean something awesome, amazing, interesting, or similar.

I hope you find the word(s) you’re looking for or the inspiration you’re after. Good luck!

Cool Words That Start With H

Haboob – a violent and oppressive wind blowing in summer in Sudan and elsewhere, bringing sand from the desert.

Halcyon – denoting a period of time in the past that was idyllically happy and peaceful.

Halfwit – a foolish or stupid person.

Haphazard – lacking any obvious principle of organization.

Harebrained – rash; ill-judged.

Heartstrings – used in reference to one’s deepest feelings of love or compassion.

Heyday – the period of a person’s or thing’s greatest success, popularity, activity, or vigor.

Hijinks – boisterous fun.

Hippocampus – the elongated ridges on the floor of each lateral ventricle of the brain, thought to be the center of emotion, memory, and the autonomic nervous system.

Hippogriff – a mythical creature with the body of a horse and the wings and head of an eagle, born of the union of a male griffin and a filly.

Hobnobbed – mix socially, especially with those of perceived higher social status.

Hodgepodge – a confused mixture; a hotchpotch.

Hogwash – nonsense.

Hoodwink – deceive or trick.

Hooligan – a violent young troublemaker, typically one of a gang.

Hootenanny – an informal gathering with folk music.

Hothead – a person who is impetuous or easily becomes angry and violent.

Hubbub – a chaotic din caused by a crowd of people.

Hullabaloo – a commotion; a fuss.

Humdinger – a remarkable or outstanding person or thing of its kind.

Humdrum – lacking excitement or variety; boringly monotonous.

Hushpuppy – lightweight casual shoes made of soft suede or leather.

Huzzah – used to express approval or delight.

Are there any cool words you like that didn’t see on this list? Drop me a comment below and I’ll be happy to add them, thanks!

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