36+ Halloween Words That Start With M

In need of Halloween words that start with M?

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

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

36+ Halloween Words That Start With M

Macabre – disturbing because concerned with or causing a fear.

Magic – the power of apparently influencing events by using mysterious or supernatural forces.

Magic Wand – a rod used in casting magic spells or performing conjuring tricks.

Magical – relating to, using, or resembling magic.

Magic Spells – a form of words used as a magical charm or incantation.

Magic Tricks – an illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers.

Make Believe – the action of pretending or imagining that things are better than they really are.

Make-Up – cosmetics such as lipstick or powder applied to the face, used to enhance or alter the appearance.

Maniac – a person exhibiting extremely wild or violent behavior.

Manic – (in psychiatry) relating to or affected by mania.

Manifestation – an event, action, or object that clearly shows or embodies something abstract or theoretical.

Mask – a covering for all or part of the face, worn as a disguise, or to amuse or frighten others.

Masked – wearing a mask on all or part of the face.

Masquerade – a false show or pretense.

Mausoleum – a stately or impressive building housing a tomb or group of tombs.

Maze – a network of paths and hedges designed as a puzzle through which one has to find a way.

Medusa – an apotropaic symbol used to protect from and ward off the negative, much like the modern evil eye.

Mezmerize – hypnotize (someone).

Metamorphosis – a change of the form or nature of a thing or person into a completely different one.

Miasma – an unpleasant or unhealthy smell or vapor.

Midnight – twelve o’clock at night.

Mischief – playful misbehavior, especially on the part of children.

Mischievous – causing or showing a fondness for causing trouble in a playful way.

Mist – a condensed vapor settling in fine droplets on a surface.

Moaning – make a long, low sound expressing physical or mental suffering or sexual pleasure.

Moldy – covered with a fungal growth which causes decay, due to age or damp conditions.

Monster – a large, ugly, and frightening imaginary creature.

Monstrous – having the ugly or frightening appearance of a monster.

Moon – the natural satellite of the earth, visible (chiefly at night) by reflected light from the sun.

Moonlight – the light of the moon.

Moonlit – lit by the moon.

Morbid – characterized by an abnormal and unhealthy interest in disturbing and unpleasant subjects, especially death and disease.

Mummy – (especially in ancient Egypt) a body of a human being or animal that has been ceremonially preserved by removal of the internal organs, treatment with natron and resin, and wrapping in bandages.

Mysterious – difficult or impossible to understand, explain, or identify.

Mystery – something that is difficult or impossible to understand or explain.

Mystical – relating to mystics or religious mysticism.

What Makes a Word Good for Halloween?

In my opinion, a good Halloween word should be spooky, creepy, or have a dark and mysterious vibe to it.

It should also be evocative of the season, bringing to mind images of pumpkins, haunted houses, bats, and ghosts.

I’m sure you’ve seen all of these things on the files in shops and all around your neighborhood during the Halloween period.

There is more to it than just those visuals though, anything to do with creepy films, music, etc can all be used.

For example, if you’re a fan of the Nightmare on Elm Street movies, then Freddy Krueger is an obvious choice.

It’s not a Halloween movie like the Halloween series, but suits the bill as being scary – and I’ve seen more than a few people dressed as Freddy at Halloween parties!

If there are any Halloween words that start with M 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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