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

Looking for a list of easy words that start with V? You’ve landed on the right page!

I’ve put together a list of words beginning with V that are easy (and some medium difficulty) for kids to learn, sound, and spell.

You’ll find a good range of words; from great starter words like ‘vote’ and ‘voice’, to more difficult words like ‘vanilla’, ‘vacuum’, and more.

Easy Words That Start With V

Vacation – a fixed holiday period between terms in universities and law courts.

Violent – using or involving physical force intended to hurt, damage, or kill someone or something.

Violin – a stringed musical instrument of treble pitch, played with a horsehair bow. The classical European violin was developed in the 16th century. It has four strings and a body of characteristic rounded shape, narrowed at the middle and with two f-shaped soundholes.

Voice – the sound produced in a person’s larynx and uttered through the mouth, as speech or song.

Vote – a formal indication of a choice between two or more candidates or courses of action, expressed typically through a ballot or a show of hands.

Medium Difficulty Words That Start With V

Vaccinate – treat with a vaccine to produce immunity against a disease; inoculate.

Vacuum – a space entirely devoid of matter.

Vampire – (in European folklore) a corpse supposed to leave its grave at night to drink the blood of the living by biting their necks with long pointed canine teeth.

Vanilla – a substance obtained from vanilla pods or produced artificially and used to flavor foods or to impart a fragrant scent to cosmetic preparations.

Variance – the fact or quality of being different, divergent, or inconsistent.

Various – different from one another; of different kinds or sorts.

Vault – a roof in the form of an arch or a series of arches, typical of churches and other large, formal buildings.

Vendor – a person or company offering something for sale, especially a trader in the street.

Venom – a poisonous substance secreted by animals such as snakes, spiders, and scorpions and typically injected into prey or aggressors by biting or stinging.

Ventilate – cause air to enter and circulate freely in (a room, building, etc.).

Verbose – using or expressed in more words than are needed.

Verdict – a decision on an issue of fact in a civil or criminal case or an inquest.

Versatile – able to adapt or be adapted to many different functions or activities.

Versus – against (especially in sporting and legal use).

Vertical – at right angles to a horizontal plane; in a direction, or having an alignment, such that the top is directly above the bottom.

Viability – ability to work successfully.

Vibration – an instance of vibrating.

Vicious – deliberately cruel or violent.

Victory – an act of defeating an enemy or opponent in a battle, game, or other competition.

Videogame – a game played by electronically manipulating images produced by a computer program on a monitor or other display.

Vigilant – keeping careful watch for possible danger or difficulties.

Vinegar – a sour-tasting liquid containing acetic acid, obtained by fermenting dilute alcoholic liquids, typically wine, cider, or beer, and used as a condiment or for pickling.

Vinyl – synthetic resin or plastic consisting of polyvinyl chloride or a related polymer, used for wallpapers and other covering materials and for records.

Viral – of the nature of, caused by, or relating to a virus or viruses.

Virtually – nearly; almost.

Virus – an infective agent that typically consists of a nucleic acid molecule in a protein coat, is too small to be seen by light microscopy, and is able to multiply only within the living cells of a host.

Visible – able to be seen.

Vision – the faculty or state of being able to see.

Visual – relating to seeing or sight.

Vitamin – any of a group of organic compounds which are essential for normal growth and nutrition and are required in small quantities in the diet because they cannot be synthesized by the body.

Volcano – a mountain or hill, typically conical, having a crater or vent through which lava, rock fragments, hot vapor, and gas are or have been erupted from the earth’s crust.

Volume – a book forming part of a work or series.

Volunteer – a person who freely offers to take part in an enterprise or undertake a task.

Vomit – eject matter from the stomach through the mouth.

Vortex – a whirling mass of fluid or air, especially a whirlpool or whirlwind.

Vouch – assert or confirm as a result of one’s own experience that something is true or accurately so described.

Vowed – solemnly promise to do a specified thing.

Voyage – a long journey involving travel by sea or in space.

Vulture – a large bird of prey with the head and neck more or less bare of feathers, feeding chiefly on carrion and reputed to gather with others in anticipation of the death of a sick or injured animal or person.

If there are any easy words beginning with V 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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