26+ Cool Words That Start With W

Cool words starting with the letter w

If you’re looking for cool words that start with W – I’ve done some brainstorming and put together a list to help you find the word(s) you’re looking for.

Whether you are looking for cool-sounding words, or interesting, unique, and different words that are pretty cool in their own right, hopefully, you’ll find what you’re looking for.

All the following words begin with the letter W, and I’ve added their meanings so you know exactly what they mean, good luck:

Cool Words That Start With W

Wackadoodle – an eccentric or fanatical person.

Wanderlust – a strong desire to travel.

Whatchamacallit – used to refer to a person or thing whose name one cannot recall, does not know or does not wish to specify.

Whimsical – playfully quaint or fanciful, especially in an appealing and amusing way.

Whippersnapper – a young and inexperienced person considered to be presumptuous or overconfident.

Whirligig – a toy that spins round, for example a top or windmill.

Whirlybird – a helicopter.

Whizbang – a resounding success.

Whodunit – a story or play about a murder in which the identity of the murderer is not revealed until the end.

Whoop – a loud cry of joy or excitement.

Widget – a small gadget or mechanical device.

Wigwam – a dome-shaped hut or tent made by fastening mats, skins, or bark over a framework of poles (as used formerly by some North American Indian peoples).

Willy-nilly – whether one likes it or not.

Windbag – a person who talks at length but says little of any value.

Wipeout – an instance of being destroyed or overwhelmingly defeated.

Wiseacre – a person with an affectation of wisdom or knowledge, regarded with scorn or irritation by others; a know-all.

Wisecrack – a witty remark or joke.

Wisenheimer – a person who behaves in an irritatingly smug or arrogant fashion, typically by making clever remarks and displaying their knowledge.

Wishy-washy – (of drink or liquid food) weak; watery.

Woebegone – sad or miserable in appearance.

Wonky – not straight; crooked or askew.

Woozy – unsteady, dizzy, or dazed.

Wordsmith – a skilled user of words.

Wunderkind – a person who achieves great success when relatively young.

Wuthering – (of weather) characterized by strong winds.

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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