24+ Cool Words That Start With R

Cool words starting with the letter r

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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