Vocabulary

Words That Start With J

In this day and age, global integration has been happening at a faster pace than ever before. Consequently, international languages, especially English, have increasingly gained their importance in every aspect in modern life, ranging from daily conservations to economic and politic issues.

However, this causes several obstacles to many people, in particular, non-native speakers. You cannot get access and comprehend any word of your favorite topics just because publishers and writers use English? Speaking with foreigners or raising your voice in global forums seems to be impossible missions as you find it hard to get your ideas across? To solve these problems, studying English, especially improving your English vocabulary, is a must!

This article will provide you with a list of commonly used English words that start with J. If you want to enhance your vocabulary more, enter our website regularly and there are other interesting lists of words always available for you. Now, let’s start today’s lesson!

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List of 100 words that start with letter J

NUMBER WORDS VOICE EXAMPLES VOICE
1 Jack
Jack is as good as his master.
2 Jackals
They will be given over to the sword and become food for jackals.
3 Jacked
It’s time we jacked this work in.
4 Jacket
She’s only wearing a thin summer jacket .
5 Jackpot
I hit the jackpot.
6 Jaded
Here is a dish that will revive jaded palates.
7 Jagged
Tall jagged rocks jutted out over the beach.
8 Jail
The prisoner was taken under escort to the jail.
9 Jailbreak
Three prisoners were involved in a dawn jailbreak today.
10 Jailed
He was jailed for four months for drink-driving.
11 Jailhouse
This was no jailhouse rock, this was gang warfare.
12 Jails
Only a few of the jails have medical clinics.
13 Jalapeno
Add the chicken, onion, jalapeno pepper and garlic.
14 Jamaica
Jamaica is a very cosmopolitan island.
15 Jamaican
Jamaican fern having round buttonlike bulbils.
16 Janitor
I left your keys with the janitor.
17 Jargon
He always speaks in obscure legal jargon.
18 Jarred
The child’s crying jarred on my nerves.
19 Jarring
Two of them had been jarring with each other.
20 Jaundiced
He has a very jaundiced view of the world.
21 Jaunt
She’s gone on a jaunt into town.
22 Java
There were forest clearances in Java thousands of years ago.
23 Jawbone
Stop looking at the jawbone as your finish line.
24 Jawed
The two women jawed together all day about their children.
25 Jazz
He played trumpet professionally in a jazz combo.
26 Jazzed
He jazzed up the food with a spicy sauce.
27 Jealous
I was jealous of Mary’s new bicycle.
28 Jeep
Inside the jeep the atmosphere was glacial.
29 Jelly
Shall I make a jelly for pudding?
30 Jellyfish
You can get a nasty sting from a jellyfish.
31 Jeopardize
She knew that by failing her exams she could jeopardize her whole future.
32 Jeopardy
Thousands of jobs are in jeopardy.
33 Jerk
His thigh muscle gave a sudden jerk.
34 Jerkiness
Rhythm is important for reducing jerkiness in the water.
35 Jerking
The animal lay on the ground, its whole body twitching and jerking.
36 Jerky
Mr Griffin made a jerky gesture.
37 Jerry
Jerry, this is my friend Lucinda.
38 Jersey
His jersey was left in tatters.
39 Jest
Many a true word is spoken in jest.
40 Jetliner
A jetliner taxied down the runway and took off.
41 Jetted
The airplane jetted at an speed of 600 miles an hour.
42 Jetting
Water was jetting profusely from the pipe.
43 Jettison
We’ve had to jettison our holiday plans because of David’s accident.
44 Jewel
Walk down Castle Street and admire our little jewel of a cathedral.
45 Jeweler
He had the jeweler engrave his name on the back of the watch.
46 Jewellery
They’re holding an auction of jewellery on Thursday.
47 Jewelry
There is a very high tariff on jewelry.
48 Jibe
Her story didn’t jibe with the witnesses’account.
49 Jiggle
Carry the cup carefully and don’t jiggle it, or you’ll spill the coffee.
50 Jiggly
This one is pretty jiggly.
51 Jigsaw
This jigsaw puzzle has 1000 interlocking pieces.
52 Jihad
Palestinian Islamic Jihad later claimed responsibility for the incident.
53 Jihadi
Where would dangerous jihadi factions in Libya come from?
54 Jihadist
It also drew waves of jihadist fighters from nearby Pakistan.
55 Jihadists
It is close to Syria, from which foreign jihadists still infiltrate
56 Jilted
She was stalked by a jilted ex-boyfriend.
57 Jingle
The key fell on the ground with a jingle.
58 Jingling
She waited for him by the car, jingling the keys in her hand.
59 Jittery
I felt jittery before going on stage.
60 Jobless
They joined the ranks of the jobless.
61 Jockey
Which jockey will be riding tomorrow?
62 Jockeying
Those politicians are jockeying for power.
63 Joey
The track features Joey Langton on percussion .
64 Jogger
The dog barked at the jogger.
65 Join
If you can’t beat em, join em.
66 Joint
Cut the stem cleanly, just beneath a leaf joint.
67 Jointly
She owns the house jointly with her husband.
68 Joke
A rich man’s joke is always funny.
69 Jokey
Now their conversation was discursive and jokey.
70 Jokingly
He was jokingly called old fox by his partner.
71 Jolly
Everybody was in a very relaxed and jolly mood.
72 Jolt
The sudden jolt plunged her forward.
73 Jostle
Don’t jostle against me!
74 Jour
I think I’ll try the soup du jour.
75 Journal
The doctor is reading the Journal of Medical Science.
76 Journaling
This new mode works by journaling metadata only.
77 Journalism
She worked as a librarian before switching to journalism.
78 Journalist
My former husband is a journalist.
79 Journalistic
With typical energy he found new journalistic outlets.
80 Journey
The longest journey starts with a single step.
81 Jovially
He greeted his friend jovially.
82 Joyful
A wedding is a joyful celebration of love.
83 Joyous
The astronaut was welcomed with joyous , resounding acclaim.
84 Joyride
The kids who are joyriding and ram-raiding are unemployed.
85 Joystick
Keyboard or joystick are your choices of control.
86 Jubilant
Radicals were jubilant at getting rid of him.
87 Jubilation
The goal was greeted by jubilation from the home fans.
88 Judder
The train juddered to a halt.
89 Judgement
Wine and judgement mature with age.
90 Judging
Judging by appearances can be misleading.
91 Judgment
The judgment set a new precedent.
92 Judicial
The case is subject to judicial review.
93 Judiciously
The letter was judiciously worded.
94 Judo
I go in for stamp collecting and judo.
95 Juggernaut
Twenty flaming arrows hit the juggernaut.
96 Juice
Dilute the juice before you drink it.
97 Juiced
Didn’t notice she was juiced. She became a ticket taker.
98 Juicy
The pineapple was sweet and juicy.
99 Jumble
Charity shops and jumble sales welcome usable clothes.
100 Jumbled
My son jumbled up all my papers.

So above are common English words that start with J! You should make effort to memorize them to improve your vocabulary. Try to find the study tips that work best for you as we all learn differently. You need to create your own good study habits and find ways to enjoy English while you’re learning new words.

In order to get further English tips and piece of knowledge, enter Learn English In A Fun Way website regularly, at least once a day. Don’t forget to let us know your results after a period of practicing with these interesting words. Thank you for reading and see you in the next writing!

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