Starting with JA
- jaboticaba tree
- jack bean
- jack benny
- jack dempsey
- jack frost
- jack kennedy
- jack kerouac
- jack lemmon
Starting with JE
- jean anouilh
- jean antoine watteau
- jean arp
- jean baptiste lully
- jean baptiste racine
- jean bernoulli
- jean caulvin
- jean cauvin
- jean chauvin
- jean cocteau
- jean de la fontaine
- jean edouard vuillard
- jean francois millet
- jean genet
- jean giraudoux
- jean harlow
- jean honore fragonard
- jean laffite
Starting with JI
- jim bowie
- jim corbett
- jim henson
- jim morrison
- jim thorpe
Starting with JO
- joan crawford
- joan didion
- joan miro
- joan of arc
- joan sutherland
- joao pessoa
- job candidate
Starting with JU
- juan carlos
- juan domingo peron
- juan ponce de leon
- juan ramon jimenez
- judas iscariot
- judas maccabaeus
- judas tree
Starting with JY
Nouns that Start with J
There are many nouns that start with J in the English language, and all of them have different meanings and uses. For people that is involved in the English language learning new nouns could open a whole new world of possibilities when writing or expressing in their daily lives.
Nouns that start with J denoting emotions and feelings
Jocularity: a feeling facetious merriment.
– The book is written with such jocularity that it was so fun to read.
Jealousy: a feeling of jealous envy (especially of a rival).
– The Egyptian Pieces were customized with jealousy at the museum. Infrared rays and alarms were all around them.
Jolliness: feeling jolly and jovial and full of good humor.
-The kids showed their jolliness at the party. They were jumping, running and cheering everywhere.
Jumpiness: the anxious feeling you have when you have the jitters.
– He is so tired and anxious! You can tell it because of his jumpiness. He needs to calm down and rest otherwise he will get sick.
Jitteriness: the anxious feeling you have when you have the jitters.
– She is trying to control her jitteriness although her final exam is in fifteen minutes.
Interesting Nouns that start with J
Jabber: Rapid and indistinct speech.
– You can’t just open your mouth and jabber away without having the knowledge about the topic. At least you need to know what you are talking about.
Jeopardy: a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune.
– The children playing at the top of the staircase are in big jeopardy. Their mother needs to look at them., seriously!
Jiffy: a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat).
– My son broke his arm. I just wish the doctors be over in a jiffy before he can’t bare it anymore.
Jodhpur: a short riding boot that fastens with a buckle at the side.
– She was wearing a pair of black jodhpur boots and a military jacket. I loved her outfit.
Jute: a plant fiber used in making rope or sacks.
– The couple gave wine bottles in jute bags to their guest as wedding favors.
Nouns that start with J referring to events
Jaunt: a journey taken for pleasure.
-They are looking for a quick jaunt to the beach for a couple of days.
Jolly: a happy party.
– It was an unforgettable jolly; the school reunion was a success. I was glad to see people I haven’t seen in years.
Jolt: an abrupt spasmodic movement.
– His touch is like a jolt of electricity through my body.
Joust: a combat between two mounted knights tilting against each other with blunted lances.
– The Medieval show was amazing. The kids favorite part was when the Knights participated in a joust.
Juncture: a crisis situation or point in time when a critical decision must be made.
– At this juncture of the relationship, we decided to give it a try one more time.
Nouns that start with J referring to famous people
Jack Roosevelt Robinson: United States baseball player; first Black to play in the major leagues (1919-1972).
– Jack Roosevelt Robinson broke the color barrier and became the first black player in the major leagues.
Jakob Ludwig Karl Grimm: the older of the two Grimm brothers remembered best for their fairy stories; also author of Grimm’s law describing consonant changes in Germanic languages (1785-1863).
– Jakob Grimm wrote twenty-one books by himself and eight more with his brother.
Jerome Robbins: United States choreographer who brought human emotion to classical ballet and spirited reality to Broadway musicals (1918-1998).
– Jerome Robbins was the choreographer of musicals like the famous “West Side Story”.
Jim Henson: United States puppeteer who created a troupe of puppet characters (1936-1990).
-I must thank Jim Henson for making on Sesame Street a great funny and educational program for kids and their parents.
John Cash: United States country music singer and songwriter (1932-2003).
– Everybody in America had listened to Johnny’s Cash song, at least once.