List of Easy Words That Start With Q (Great for Kids and Preschoolers)

In need of some easy words that start with Q? Whether you’re teaching kids, looking for a certain word, or have some other reason – hopefully the list below will help.

I’ve put together a list of common words beginning with Q that are easy to spell, sound, and great for forming sentences.

Good luck!

Easy Words That Start With Q

Quality – the standard of something as measured against other things of a similar kind; the degree of excellence of something.

Quarrel – a heated argument or disagreement, typically about a trivial issue and between people who are usually on good term.

Queen – the female ruler of an independent state, especially one who inherits the position by right of birth.

Question – a sentence worded or expressed so as to elicit information.

Quill – any of the main wing or tail feathers of a bird.

Quilt – a warm bed covering made of padding enclosed between layers of fabric and kept in place by lines of stitching, typically applied in a decorative design.

Quip – a witty remark.

Quit – leave (a place), usually permanently.

Quite – to the utmost or most absolute extent or degree; absolutely; completely.

Quiz – a test of knowledge, especially as a competition between individuals or teams as a form of entertainment.

Quote – repeat or copy out (words from a text or speech written or spoken by another person).

Medium Difficulty Words That Start With Q

Quack – the characteristic harsh sound made by a duck.

Quadrant – each of four quarters of a circle.

Quadruple – consisting of four parts or elements.

Quail – a small short-tailed Old World game bird resembling a tiny partridge, typically having brown camouflaged plumage.

Quaintly – in an attractively unusual or old-fashioned manner.

Quake – (especially of the earth) shake or tremble.

Qualify – be entitled to a particular benefit or privilege by fulfilling a necessary condition.

Quandary – a state of perplexity or uncertainty over what to do in a difficult situation.

Quantity – the amount or number of a material or abstract thing not usually estimated by spatial measurement.

Quantum – a discrete quantity of energy proportional in magnitude to the frequency of the radiation it represents.

Quarry – a place, typically a large, deep pit, from which stone or other materials are or have been extracted.

Quart – a unit of liquid capacity equal to a quarter of a gallon or two pints, equivalent in Britain to approximately 1.13 liters and in the US to approximately 0.94 liters.

Quarter – each of four equal or corresponding parts into which something is or can be divided.

Quarterly – done, produced, or occurring once every quarter of a year.

Quartet – a group of four people playing music or singing together.

Quartz – a hard mineral consisting of silica, found widely in igneous and metamorphic rocks and typically occurring as colorless or white hexagonal prisms. It is often colored by impurities (as in amethyst, citrine, and cairngorm).

Quash – reject as invalid, especially by legal procedure.

Quench – satisfy (one’s thirst) by drinking.

Questions – a sentence worded or expressed so as to elicit information.

Queue – a line or sequence of people or vehicles awaiting their turn to be attended to or to proceed.

Quicken – make or become faster or quicker.

Quicksand – loose wet sand that yields easily to pressure and sucks in anything resting on or falling into it.

Quiet – making little or no noise.

Quilted – (of a garment, bed covering, etc.) made of two layers of cloth filled with padding held in place by lines of stitching.

Quince – a hard, acid pear-shaped fruit used in preserves or as a flavoring.

Quintet – a group of five people playing music or singing together.

Quirky – having or characterized by peculiar or unexpected traits or aspects.

Quiver – tremble or shake with a slight rapid motion.

Quantity – the amount or number of a material or abstract thing not usually estimated by spatial measurement.

Quotes – repeat or copy out (words from a text or speech written or spoken by another person).

If there are any easy words beginning with Q that you would like to see added to this list, please drop me a comment below and I’ll add them.

If you didn’t find what you were looking for – or maybe you just want more easy words – click any of the letters below to see a list of easy words starting with that letter of the alphabet:

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