28+ Halloween Words That Start With B

In need of Halloween words that start with B?

I’ve put together a list of all the Halloween-themed, spooky, creepy words I could think of that start with B.

It was certainly challenging and fun, I hope you find what you’re looking for from the list below:

28+ Halloween Words That Start With B

Ballerina – a female ballet dancer.

Banshee – (in Irish legend) a female spirit whose wailing warns of a death in a house.

Basket – a container used to hold or carry things, typically made from interwoven strips of cane or wire.

Bat – a mainly nocturnal mammal capable of sustained flight, with membranous wings that extend between the fingers and limbs.

Beast – an animal, especially a large or dangerous four-footed one.

Bewitching – enchanting or delightful.

Bite – (of a snake, insect, or spider) wound (someone or something) with fangs, pincers, or a sting.

Bizarre – very strange or unusual.

Black – of the very darkest color owing to the absence of or complete absorption of light; the opposite of white.

Black Cat – black cats have typically been looked upon as a symbol of evil omens, specifically being suspected of being the familiars of witches, or actually shape-shifting witches themselves.

Black Magic – magic involving the supposed invocation of evil spirits for evil purposes.

Blackmass – a travesty of the Roman Catholic Mass in worship of the Devil.

Blood – the red liquid that circulates in the arteries and veins of humans and other vertebrate animals, carrying oxygen to and carbon dioxide from the tissues of the body.

Blood-Curdling – causing or expressing terror or horror.

Blood-Sucking – causing or expressing terror or horror.

Bloody – covered, smeared, or running with blood.

Bobbing – make a quick, short movement up and down.

Bogeyman – a person or thing that is widely regarded as an object of fear.

Bone – any of the pieces of hard whitish tissue making up the skeleton in humans and other vertebrates.

Bone-Chilling – intensely cold bone-chilling weather also : penetrating, disturbing, or intense in emotional or physical effect bone-chilling drama a bone-chilling wind.

Bonfire – a large open-air fire used for burning rubbish or as part of a celebration.

Boo – said suddenly to surprise someone who is unaware of one’s presence.

Brains – an organ of soft nervous tissue contained in the skull of vertebrates, functioning as the coordinating center of sensation and intellectual and nervous activity.

Brew – make (beer) by soaking, boiling, and fermentation.

Brimstone – fire and brimstone are the supposed torments of hell.

Broom – a long-handled brush of bristles or twigs, used for sweeping.

Broomstick – a brush with twigs at one end and a long handle, on which, in children’s literature, witches are said to fly.

Bubbling – (of a liquid) form rising bubbles of gas or air.

What Makes a Good Halloween-Inspired Word?

A good Halloween word should be:

  • evocative of the season
  • spooky, creepy, or eerie
  • related to darkness, or the supernatural
  • used to describe Halloween

Basically, just about any word that’s spooky will do!

What Are Some Fun Halloween Sayings?

If you’re looking for phrases or sayings that are used at Halloween, here are a few examples:

  • “Trick or treat!”
  • “Happy Halloween!”
  • “Boo!”
  • “You’re such a scaredy-cat!”
  • “I’m so scared!”
  • “This is spooky!”
  • “What a scary movie!”
  • “That costume is to die for!”
  • “You’re such a witch!”
  • “This party is a scream!”
  • “I’m going to haunt you!”

If there are any Halloween words that start with B you think should be on this list, please drop me a comment below to help others out.

If you want to find more Halloween-inspired lists of words beginning with the other letters of the alphabet, just click one of the letters below:


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