Many words start with the letter “J,” such as "jet," "jig," "junk," "jaded" and "jurors." The shortest word that starts with the letter “J” in the English language is "jo," which has just two letters, and the longest wor... More »

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Unusual words that begin with "J" include "jejune," "jojoba" and "jicama." These words are unusual because none of them have the traditional sound associated with the letter J. "Jejune" is from Latin and refers to the mu... More »

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A few foods that start with the letter "J" are jalapeno peppers, jicama, Jerusalem artichokes, juniper berries and Jello. It's important to note the the "J" actually makes an "H" sound at the beginning of "jalapeno" and ... More »

Some words that start with the letter "X" are "xeric," "x-ray," "xerophyte" and "xeroma." Other words starting with the letter "X" are "xenograft," "xylol," "xenon" and "xerodema." The letter "X" is one of the least-comm... More »

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Positive words that begin with the letter "N" include "nice," "noble," "nurture," "nirvana" and "neat." In some contexts, words such as "natural," "nifty" and "needed" also portray a positive light. In other contexts, ma... More »

Some five-letter words that begin with the letter Q include "quack," "quail," "quake," "quart" and "queen." More obscure words that have five letters and begin with Q are "qualm," "quark," "queue," "quoin" and "quoit." More »

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Comprehensive lists of words beginning with the letter B are available at the Collins Dictionary website. Words on the site are arranged in sequential alphabetical groups, starting with the letter "b" in the first group ... More »