29+ Halloween Words That Start With G

In need of Halloween words that start with G?

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

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

29+ Halloween Words That Start With G

Gargoyles – a grotesque carved human or animal face or figure projecting from the gutter of a building, typically acting as a spout to carry water clear of a wall.

Garlic – a strong-smelling pungent-tasting bulb, used as a flavoring in cooking and in herbal medicine.

Gasp – catch one’s breath with an open mouth, owing to pain or astonishment.

Genie – a spirit of Arabian folklore, as depicted traditionally imprisoned within a bottle or oil lamp, and capable of granting wishes when summoned.

Ghastly – causing great horror or fear.

Ghost – an apparition of a dead person which is believed to appear or become manifest to the living, typically as a nebulous image.

Ghostly – of or like a ghost in appearance or sound; eerie and unnatural.

Ghoul – an evil spirit or phantom, especially one supposed to rob graves and feed on dead bodies.

Gnarl – a rough, knotty protuberance, especially on a tree.

Goblin – (in folklore and fantasy fiction) a mischievous, ugly creature resembling a dwarf.

Goodies – something attractive or desirable, especially something tasty to eat.

Goosebumps – a state of the skin caused by cold, fear, or excitement, in which small bumps appear on the surface as the hairs become erect; goose pimples.

Gory – involving or showing disgusting content.

Gourd – a fleshy, typically large fruit with a hard skin, some varieties of which are edible.

Gown – a long elegant dress worn on formal occasions.

Grave – a hole dug in the ground to receive a coffin or dead body, typically marked by a stone or mound.

Gravestone – an inscribed headstone marking a grave.

Graveyard – a burial ground, especially one beside a church.

Gremlin – an imaginary mischievous sprite regarded as responsible for an unexplained mechanical or electronic problem or fault.

Grim – very serious or gloomy.

Grim Reaper – a personification of death in the form of a cloaked skeleton wielding a large scythe.

Grisly – causing horror or disgust.

Groaning – denoting a deep inarticulate sound conveying pain, despair, pleasure, etc.

Gross – (especially of wrongdoing) very obvious and unacceptable.

Grotesque – comically or repulsively ugly or distorted.

Growling – (of an animal, especially a dog) making a low guttural sound in the throat that indicates hostility.

Gruesome – causing repulsion or horror; grisly.

Guise – an external form, appearance, or manner of presentation, typically concealing the true nature of something.

Guts – the inner parts or essence of something.

What Are Some Good Halloween-Inspired Words?

Halloween is a holiday that is all about spooky fun. From haunted houses to Halloween parties, there are many ways to enjoy this festive occasion.

One of the best parts of Halloween is the wide variety of Halloween-inspired words that can be used to describe the holiday and its activities.

Above are all of the words I could think of beginning with G, but if you’re also after some of the best Halloween-inspired words, I suggest using:

  • Cauldron
  • Pumpkin
  • Candy
  • Witch
  • Night Time
  • Scary
  • Eerie
  • Spooky
  • Creepy
  • Cobweb

I think you get the idea, anything spooky will do!

If there are any Halloween words that start with G 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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