In need of some cool words that start with L? If so, you’ve landed on the right post, I’ve put together a list of cool-sounded words starting with the letter L.
It’s a bit of a mixed bunch. Some interesting, unusual, cool, awesome, and fun words. Take a look and see if you find the word you’re looking for or some inspiration.
I’ve also included the meaning from the dictionary, so you can better understand what each word means. Good luck!
Cool Words That Start With L
Lackadaisical – lacking enthusiasm and determination; carelessly lazy.
Lagoon – a stretch of salt water separated from the sea by a low sandbank or coral reef.
Lambasted – criticize (someone or something) harshly.
Lampoon – publicly criticize (someone or something) by using ridicule, irony, or sarcasm.
Landlubber – a person unfamiliar with the sea or sailing.
Languescent – growing languid
Laughingstock – a person subjected to general mockery or ridicule.
Leech – an aquatic or terrestrial annelid worm with suckers at both ends. Many species are bloodsucking parasites, especially of vertebrates, and others are predators.
Leniency – the fact or quality of being more merciful or tolerant than expected; clemency.
Lexicographer – a person who compiles dictionaries.
Limburger – a soft white cheese with a characteristic strong smell, originally made in Limburg.
Lingo – a foreign language or local dialect.
Loco – a locomotive.
Loggerhead – a reddish-brown turtle with a very large head, occurring chiefly in warm seas.
Logjam – a crowded mass of logs blocking a river.
Logophile – a lover of words.
Logorrhea – a tendency to extreme loquacity.
Lollapalooza – a person or thing that is particularly impressive or attractive.
Lollygag – spend time aimlessly; idle.
Loofah – the fibrous interior of a fruit that resembles a marrow, dried and used as a sponge for washing the body.
Loony – a mad or silly person.
Loophole – an ambiguity or inadequacy in the law or a set of rules.
Lucid – expressed clearly; easy to understand.
Lucky – having, bringing, or resulting from good luck.
Lugubrious – looking or sounding sad and dismal.
Lummox – a clumsy, stupid person.
Lustrous – having luster; shining.
Luxury – a state of great comfort or elegance, especially when involving great expense.
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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Phil lives in England, UK, and has around 20 years experience as a professional life, career and executive coach. He started this blog to help others find and define their own self development journey. Blogging about a wide range of topics to help facilitate a better future.