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

Need some easy words that start with W? You’re on the right page!

I’ve put together a list of words that are easy to spell and sound – as well as some more difficult words – and they all begin with the letter W.

I hope you find what you’re looking for!

Easy Words That Start With W

Water – a colorless, transparent, odorless liquid that forms the seas, lakes, rivers, and rain and is the basis of the fluids of living organisms.

Where – in or to what place or position.

Which – asking for information specifying one or more people or things from a definite set.

Wax – a sticky yellowish moldable substance secreted by honeybees as the material of a honeycomb; beeswax.

Medium Difficulty Words That Start With W

Wail – a prolonged high-pitched cry of pain, grief, or anger.

Wait – stay where one is or delay action until a particular time or event.

Wake – emerge or cause to emerge from sleep; stop sleeping.

Walk – move at a regular pace by lifting and setting down each foot in turn, never having both feet off the ground at once.

Want – have a desire to possess or do (something); wish for.

War – a state of armed conflict between different countries or different groups within a country.

Warm – of or at a fairly or comfortably high temperature.

Warn – inform someone in advance of a possible danger, problem, or other unpleasant situation.

Wasp – an upper- or middle-class American white Protestant, considered to be a member of the most powerful group in society.

Weak – lacking the power to perform physically demanding tasks; having little physical strength or energy.

Website – a set of related web pages located under a single domain name, typically produced by a single person or organization.

Wedding – a marriage ceremony, especially considered as including the associated celebrations.

Week – a period of seven days.

Went – move from one place to another; travel.

Western – situated in the west, or directed towards or facing the west.

Whatever – used to emphasize a lack of restriction in referring to any thing or amount, no matter what.

Whisper – speak very softly using one’s breath rather than one’s throat, especially for the sake of secrecy.

Whistle – a clear, high-pitched sound made by forcing breath through a small hole between partly closed lips, or between one’s teeth.

Whittle – carve (wood) into an object by repeatedly cutting small slices from it.

Wholesome – conducive to or suggestive of good health and physical well-being.

Whoosh – move quickly or suddenly with a rushing sound.

Widgets – a small gadget or mechanical device.

Wild – (of an animal or plant) living or growing in the natural environment; not domesticated or cultivated.

Wildfire – a large, destructive fire that spreads quickly over woodland or brush.

Willpower – control exerted to do something or restrain impulses.

Wind – the perceptible natural movement of the air, especially in the form of a current of air blowing from a particular direction.

Winding – a twisting movement or course.

Windshield – a window at the front of the passenger compartment of a motor vehicle; a windscreen.

Wing – (in a bird) a modified forelimb that bears large feathers and is used for flying.

Winter – the coldest season of the year, in the northern hemisphere from December to February and in the southern hemisphere from June to August.

Wisdom – the quality of having experience, knowledge, and good judgment; the quality of being wise.

Wise – having or showing experience, knowledge, and good judgment.

Wit – the capacity for inventive thought and quick understanding; keen intelligence.

Withdraw – remove or take away (something) from a particular place or position.

Without – in the absence of.

Witness – a person who sees an event, typically a crime or accident, take place.

Wizard – (in legends and fairy tales) a man who has magical powers.

Wobble – move or cause to move unsteadily from side to side.

Woke – alert to injustice in society, especially racism.

Wolverine – a heavily built short-legged carnivorous mammal with a long brown coat and a bushy tail, native to northern tundra and forests in Eurasia and North America.

Women – an adult female human being.

Wondrous – inspiring a feeling of wonder or delight; marvelous.

Wood – the hard fibrous material that forms the main substance of the trunk or branches of a tree or shrub, used for fuel or timber.

Word – a single distinct meaningful element of speech or writing, used with others (or sometimes alone) to form a sentence and typically shown with a space on either side when written or printed.

Work – activity involving mental or physical effort done in order to achieve a purpose or result.

If there are any easy words beginning with W 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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