What Are Some Words That Begin With the Letter J?

What Are Some Words That Begin With the Letter J?

Common words that begin with the letter J include jabbers, jabbed, Jack-o-lantern, jacklight and jackpot. More obscure words beginning with the letter J include, jackboots, jaggheries and Jotunn.

Several famous people have names beginning with the letter J. J. Edgar Hoover was a lawyer and director of the CIA. J.P. Morgan was a banker who changed the way financing and banking was done. J.R.R. Tolkien was a famous author who lived from 1892 until 1973.

A jaal goat is a species of goat that lives in the mountains of Abyssinia. To jab something is to poke or punch it and a person who jabbers is a person who talks a lot, usually about unimportant subjects.

Jaundice is another common word beginning with J. Jaundice is the yellowing of the skin and eyes caused by too much bile in the blood. Jerked meat is meat dried in the sun, and a jerk is a rude or mean person.

Some places also have names that begin with J. Jericho is a village in Palestine, close to the Dead Sea. Jerez de la Frontera is a city in Spain that makes world-famous sherry and a jinny road is a road in a coal mine that allows cars loaded with coal to descend easily.