22+ Halloween Words That Start With W

In need of Halloween words that start with W?

W is a challenging letter for Halloween-inspired, spooky, and creepy words, but I was able to come up with some that I think you’ll like!

I hope you find what you’re looking for from the list below, it’s certainly a challenging letter:

22+ Halloween Words That Start With W

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

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

Wandering – traveling aimlessly from place to place; itinerant.

Warlock – a man who practises witchcraft; a sorcerer.

Warts – a small, hard, benign growth on the skin, caused by a virus.

Web – a network of fine threads constructed by a spider from fluid secreted by its spinnerets, used to catch its prey.

Weird – suggesting something supernatural; unearthly.

Werewolf – (in folklore) a person who changes for periods of time into a wolf, typically when there is a full moon.

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

Wicked – evil or morally wrong.

Wig – a covering for the head made of real or artificial hair, typically worn by judges and barristers in law courts or by people trying to conceal their baldness.

Witch – a woman thought to have magic powers, especially evil ones, popularly depicted as wearing a black cloak and pointed hat and flying on a broomstick.

Witchcraft – the practice of magic, especially black magic; the use of spells.

Witch Doctor – (among tribal peoples) a magician credited with powers of healing, divination, and protection against the magic of others.

Witch’s-Cauldron – a popular device found in folklore, fantasy and cartoons used by a witch to create potions.

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

Wizardry – the art or practice of magic.

Wolfman – a man who turns into a wolf on certain occasions, as at the time of the full moon; werewolf.

Worms – any of a number of creeping or burrowing invertebrate animals with long, slender soft bodies and no limbs.

Worrisome – causing anxiety or concern.

Wraith – a ghost or ghostlike image of someone, especially one seen shortly before or after their passing.

What Makes a Good Halloween Word?

Apart from the obvious Halloween-inspired words like pumpkins and lanterns, there are loads of words that can be used around Halloween.

Anything spooky, scary, or a little creepy can be used as a Halloween-inspired word, as can anything that means ‘Halloween’ to you, whatever that may be.

What Are Some More Spooky Halloween-Inspired Words?

If you didn’t find what you wanted above and are willing to use words that don’t begin with I, some of the most popular Halloween words are:

  • Creepy
  • Scary
  • Eerie
  • Ghoulish
  • Pumpkins
  • Haunted house
  • Skeleton
  • Witch
  • Monsters

I think you get the idea!

If there are any Halloween words that start with W 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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