Words that start with Letter J

Will this list of words that start with J have you JUMPING for JOY? We certainly hope so. The letter J is one of the most popular tiles in Scrabble® and Words With Friends®. Make JUDICIOUS use of this extensive collection of J words to score JUMBO points in all your games. They’re hotter than a JALAPENO pepper. Ready to get JIGGY with it? Read more about words that start with J.

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15 Letter Words

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journalisations
journalizations
judiciousnesses
jurisprudential
justifiableness
juxtapositional

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14 Letter Words

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jargonisations
jargonizations
jellifications
jerrymandering
jingoistically
johnsongrasses
jollifications
journalisation
journalization
jurisdictional
jurisprudences
justiciability
justiciarships
justifiability
justifications
juvenilenesses
juxtapositions

10 of 17 words

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13 Letter Words

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jabberwockies
jackhammering
jaloallofanes
japonaiseries
jargonisation
jargonization
jawbreakingly
jealousnesses
jejunostomies
jellification
jellygraphing
jerrymandered
jickajoggings
jitterbugging
jitterinesses
joblessnesses
jointednesses
jollification
joylessnesses
judgementally
judgmatically
judiciousness
juglandaceous
jurisconsults
jurisdictions
jurisprudence
jurisprudents
justicialisms
justiciarship
justification
justificative
justificators
justificatory
juvenescences
juxtaposition

10 of 35 words

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12 Letter Words

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jackanapeses
jackasseries
jackhammered
jacklighting
jactitations
jadishnesses
jaggednesses
jailbreakers
jailbreaking
jaloallofane
janitorships
japonaiserie
jauntinesses
jealoushoods
jejunenesses
jellygraphed
jeopardising
jeopardizing
jeopardously
jerrymanders
jettisonable
jickajogging
jinrickshaws
jitterbugged
jocosenesses
jocularities
jocundnesses
johnsongrass
jointuresses
josephinites
journalisers
journalising
journalistic
journalizers
journalizing

10 of 56 words

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11 Letter Words

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jabberingly
jabberwocks
jabberwocky
jaboticabas
jackarooing
jackbooting
jackerooing
jackhammers
jackknifing
jacklighted
jackpotting
jackrabbits
jackrolling
jactitation
jaculations
jadednesses
jaguarondis
jaguarundis
jailbreaker
jaileresses
jailoresses
jamahiriyas
janissaries
janitorship
janitresses
jardinieres
jargonelles
jargonising
jargonistic
jargonizing
jasperising
jasperizing
jasperwares
jawbreakers
jawbreaking

10 of 123 words

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10 Letter Words

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jabberings
jabberwock
jaborandis
jaboticaba
jacarandas
jackalling
jackalopes
jackanapes
jackarooed
jackassery
jackbooted
jackerooed
jacketless
jackfishes
jackfruits
jackhammer
jackknifed
jackknifes
jackknives
jacklights
jackplanes
jackpotted
jackrabbit
jackrolled
jackscrews
jackshafts
jacksmelts
jacksmiths
jacksnipes
jackstaffs
jackstaves
jackstones
jackstraws
jacqueries
jactations

10 of 238 words

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9 Letter Words

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jabberers
jabbering
jabbingly
jaborandi
jacaranda
jacchuses
jacinthes
jackalled
jackalope
jackaroos
jackasses
jackboots
jackeroos
jacketing
jackfruit
jackknife
jacklight
jacklings
jackplane
jackrolls
jackscrew
jackshaft
jacksmelt
jacksmith
jacksnipe
jackstaff
jackstays
jackstone
jackstraw
jacobuses
jacquards
jacquerie
jactation
jaculated
jaculates

10 of 338 words

8 Letter Words

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jabbered
jabberer
jabbling
jacamars
jacinthe
jacinths
jackaroo
jackboot
jackdaws
jackeens
jackeroo
jacketed
jackfish
jackings
jacklegs
jackling
jackpots
jackroll
jacksies
jackstay
jacobins
jaconets
jacquard
jaculate
jacuzzis
jadeites
jadelike
jaderies
jadishly
jaggeder
jaggedly
jagghery
jaggiest
jaghires
jailable

10 of 348 words

7 Letter Words

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jabbers
jabbing
jabbled
jabbles
jabirus
jacales
jacamar
jacanas
jacares
jacchus
jacinth
jackals
jackass
jackdaw
jackeen
jackers
jackets
jackies
jacking
jackleg
jackman
jackmen
jackpot
jacksie
jacobin
jacobus
jaconet
jacuzzi
jadedly
jadeite
jaditic
jaegers
jagaing
jaggary
jaggers

10 of 452 words

6 Letter Words

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jabbed
jabber
jabble
jabers
jabiru
jabots
jacals
jacana
jacare
jacent
jackal
jacked
jacker
jacket
jacksy
jadery
jading
jadish
jaeger
jaffas
jagaed
jagers
jagged
jagger
jaghir
jagirs
jagras
jaguar
jailed
jailer
jailor
jakest
jakeys
jalaps
jalebi

10 of 332 words

5 Letter Words

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jaaps
jabot
jacal
jacks
jacky
jaded
jades
jafas
jaffa
jagas
jager
jaggs
jaggy
jagir
jagra
jails
jaker
jakes
jakey
jalap
jalop
jambe
jambo
jambs
jambu
james
jammy
jamon
janes
janns
janny
janty
japan
japed
japer

10 of 201 words

4 Letter Words

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jaap
jabs
jack
jade
jafa
jaga
jagg
jags
jail
jake
jaks
jamb
jams
jane
jann
jape
japs
jark
jarl
jarp
jars
jasp
jass
jasy
jato
jauk
jaup
java
jaws
jaxy
jays
jazy
jazz
jean
jeat

10 of 121 words

2 Letter Words

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ja
jo

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More About Words That Start With J

Since the letter J is worth a cool 10 points, it presents an excellent opportunity to go straight for the JUGULAR. It just means you need to know as many words that start with J as you can. Start with adjectives that start with J, like JACKED or JINXED. Continue with positive words that start with J if that’s JIBES better with you. Now you’re JAMMING. 

What about Spanish words that start with J? Can you tap them for big points on your road to victory? It depends. “Jardin” (garden) and “joya” (jewel) are not playable, for example. But JEFE (boss) is a valid word in both Scrabble® and Words With Friends®. And then you’ve got Spanish J words that are the same in English too, like JAGUAR and JOVIAL. Welcome to the JUNGLE indeed!

The spelling norms for J words can vary greatly across different languages, even if you use mostly the same alphabet. Finding words with J doesn’t require you to ADJUST your thought process. Finding words ending in J, however, is harder in English. Of the few words that make this list, they’re typically foreign in origin. For example, you might know about the pilgrimage to Mecca, known as the HAJJ.

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