If you’re looking for some cool words that start with R – you’ve come to the right place.
I’ve put together a list of the coolest sounding and meaning, interesting, awesome, and inspiring words starting with the letter R I could find.
Take a look, hopefully you’ll find the words you’re looking for. Or, at the very least some R-related inspiration!
Cool Words That Start With R
Rabble-rouser – a person who speaks with the intention of inflaming the emotions of a crowd of people, typically for political reasons.
Raconteur – a person who tells anecdotes in a skillful and amusing way.
Rainmaker – a person who attempts to cause rain to fall, either by rituals or by a scientific technique such as seeding clouds with crystals.
Ragamuffin – a person, typically a child, in ragged, dirty clothes.
Ragtag – untidy, disorganized, or incongruously varied in character.
Ramshackle – (especially of a house or vehicle) in a state of severe disrepair.
Ransack – go through (a place) stealing things and causing damage.
Rapscallion – a mischievous person.
Razzle-dazzle – another term for razzmatazz.
Reform – make changes in (something, especially an institution or practice) in order to improve it.
Rejigger – organize (something) differently; rejig.
Rendezvous – a meeting at an agreed time and place.
Reputation – the beliefs or opinions that are generally held about someone or something.
Respect – a feeling of deep admiration for someone or something elicited by their abilities, qualities, or achievements.
Resplendent – attractive and impressive through being richly colorful or sumptuous.
Rich – having a great deal of money or assets; wealthy.
Rickrack – braided trimming in a zigzag pattern, used as decoration on clothes.
Ricochet – (of a bullet or other projectile) rebound off a surface.
Riffraff – disreputable or undesirable people.
Rigmarole – a lengthy and complicated procedure.
Rubberneck – turn one’s head to stare at something in a foolish manner.
Ruckus – a row or commotion.
Ruffian – a violent person, especially one involved in crime.
Rugrat – a child.
Rumpus – a noisy disturbance; a row.
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.