39+ Halloween Words That Start With C

In need of Halloween words that start with C?

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

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

39+ Halloween Words That Start With C

Cackle – laugh in a loud, harsh way.

Cadaver – a corpse.

Candles – a cylinder or block of wax or tallow with a central wick which is lit to produce light as it burns.

Candy – sweets; confectionery.

Candyapple – an apple coated with a thin layer of cooked sugar or caramel and fixed on a stick; a toffee apple.

Candy Corn – a small candy shaped and colored to look like a kernel of corn.

Cape – a part of a longer coat or cloak that falls loosely over the shoulders from the neckband.

Carve – cut (a hard material) in order to produce an object, design, or inscription.

Casket – a small ornamental box or chest for holding jewels, letters, or other valued objects.

Cat – a small domesticated carnivorous mammal with soft fur, a short snout, and retractable claws. It is widely kept as a pet or for catching mice, and many breeds have been developed.

Cauldron – a large metal pot with a lid and handle, used for cooking over an open fire.

Cemetery – a large burial ground, especially one not in a churchyard.

Charms – the power or quality of delighting, attracting, or fascinating others.

Chilling – horrifying or frightening.

Chills – horrify or frighten (someone).

Chocolates – a food in the form of a paste or solid block made from roasted and ground cacao seeds, typically sweetened and eaten as confectionery.

Clairvoyance – the supposed faculty of perceiving things or events in the future or beyond normal sensory contact.

Cloak – a sleeveless outdoor overgarment that hangs loosely from the shoulders.

Clown – a comic entertainer, especially one in a circus, wearing a traditional costume and exaggerated make-up.

Cobweb – a spider’s web, especially when old and dusty.

Coffin – a long, narrow box, typically of wood, in which a dead body is buried or cremated.

Concoction – a mixture of various ingredients or elements.

Conjure – cause (a spirit or ghost) to appear by means of a magic ritual.

Contort – twist or bend out of the normal shape.

Corpse – a body, especially of a human being rather than an animal.

Costume – a set of clothes in a style typical of a particular country or historical period.

Coven – a group or meeting of witches.

Cowardly – lacking courage.

Cowboy – (especially in the western US) a man who herds and tends cattle, performing much of his work on horseback.

Cowgirl – (especially in the western US) a woman who herds and tends cattle, performing much of her work on horseback.

Crawly – (of an insect or other small creature) crawling in a way that causes an unpleasant feeling of unease.

Crazed – insane or wildly out of control.

Creaking – making a harsh, high-pitched sound when being moved or when pressure or weight is applied.

Creature – an animal, as distinct from a human being.

Creeping – (of a plant) growing along the ground or other surface by means of extending stems or branches.

Creepy – causing an unpleasant feeling of fear or unease.

Cringe – bend one’s head and body in fear or apprehension or in a servile manner.

Crow – a large bird with mostly glossy black plumage, a heavy bill, and a raucous voice.

Crown – a circular ornamental headdress worn by a monarch as a symbol of authority, usually made of or decorated with precious metals and jewels.

Crypt – an underground room or vault beneath a church, used as a chapel or burial place.

Curses – a solemn utterance intended to invoke a supernatural power to inflict harm or punishment on someone or something.

What Makes Words Good Halloween Words?

When it comes to Halloween, there are certain words that just seem to fit.

They might be spooky, creepy, or just plain weird – or of course, used during Halloween.

But whatever the reason, these words always seem to make us think of Halloween.

I’ve done my best to find the Halloween-inspired words beginning with C for the purpose of this article to help you find the exact word you’re looking for.

If there are any Halloween words that start with C that 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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