Need some easy words that start with U?
In this post, I’ve put together a list of some common words beginning with the letter U that are easy – and some medium difficulty.
They’re great for kids learning to spell and sound out words, as well as helping out if you’re looking for a specific word starting with U.
I hope you find what you’re looking for!
Easy Words That Start With U
Udder – the mammary gland of female cattle, sheep, goats, horses, and related animals, having two or more teats and hanging between the hind legs of the animal.
Use – take, hold, or deploy (something) as a means of accomplishing or achieving something; employ.
Utter – complete; absolute.
Utterly – completely and without qualification; absolutely.
Medium Difficulty Words That Start With U
Ulterior – existing beyond what is obvious or admitted; intentionally hidden.
Umbrella – a device consisting of a circular canopy of cloth on a folding metal frame supported by a central rod, used as protection against rain.
Umpire – (in some sports) an official who watches a game or match closely to enforce the rules and arbitrate on matters arising from the play.
Unacceptable – not satisfactory or allowable.
Unarmed – not equipped with or carrying weapons.
Unblock – remove an obstruction from (something, especially a pipe or drain).
Uncanny – strange or mysterious, especially in an unsettling way.
Uncommon – out of the ordinary; unusual.
Undergo – experience or be subjected to (something, typically something unpleasant or arduous).
Underpin – support (a building or other structure) from below by laying a solid foundation below ground level or by substituting stronger for weaker materials.
Underware – support (a building or other structure) from below by laying a solid foundation below ground level or by substituting stronger for weaker materials.
Unearth – find (something) in the ground by digging.
Unemployed – (of a person) without a paid job but available to work.
Unfortunate – having or marked by bad fortune; unlucky.
Uniform – remaining the same in all cases and at all times; unchanging in form or character.
Unique – being the only one of its kind; unlike anything else.
Unknown – not known or familiar.
Unlikely – not likely to happen, be done, or be true; improbable.
Unlimited – not limited or restricted in terms of number, quantity, or extent.
Unpaid – (of a debt) not yet discharged by payment.
Unplug – disconnect (an electrical device) by removing its plug from a socket.
Unravel – undo (twisted, knitted, or woven threads).
Unrelated – not related or linked.
Unsettle – cause to feel anxious or uneasy; disturb.
Unstable – likely to give way; not stable.
Untidy – not arranged neatly and in order.
Unusual – not habitually or commonly occurring or done.
Update – make (something) more modern or up to date.
Uphold – confirm or support (something which has been questioned).
Urban – in, relating to, or characteristic of a town or city.
Urgent – requiring immediate action or attention.
Useful – able to be used for a practical purpose or in several ways.
Usually – under normal conditions; generally.
Utensil – a tool, container, or other article, especially for household use.
Utility – the state of being useful, profitable, or beneficial.
If there are any easy words beginning with U 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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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.