Adjectives Beginning with X

Adjectives Starting "X"

Here is a list of 15 adjectives that start with the letter X. You can use this list to help you find the exact word you're looking for in terms of its meaning or its length.

Table of Contents

  • Positive Adjectives Beginning with "X"
  • Negative Adjectives Beginning with "X"
  • The Full List (Sortable, Audible, Editable, and Printable)
  • Why Do I Need This List?
  • Learn with Hangman!

Positive Adjectives Beginning with "X"

  • Xenial: Friendly, hospitable, and showing kindness to strangers or guests.
    Example: Mark has a xenial nature, always making newcomers feel welcome and comfortable.

Negative Adjectives Beginning with "X"

  • Xenophobic: Having a fear, dislike, or prejudice against people from other countries or cultures.
    Example: Ashley's xenophobic views caused him to treat individuals from different backgrounds with hostility.
  • X-rated: Inappropriate or explicit in content, often referring to adult or explicit material.
    Example: Janet's x-rated jokes made others uncomfortable and offended.

The Full List (Sortable, Audible, Editable, and Printable)

This list of 15 adjectives is sortable, audible, editable, and printable. It can be displayed as normal text or in columns (up to 4). (All the words in this list have the same spellings in American English and British English, so the language buttons are inactive.)
xanthoriatic, xany, xaroncharoo, xboba, xenacious, xenial, xenodochial, xenophobic, xeric, xerophilous, xerothermic, xilinous, xonked, xrayic, xyloid, xylotomous

What Do These Words Mean?

xanywild, overly energetic
xbobatracing back
xericextremely dry (used to describe environments)
xenialcordial (used to describe relationships)
xonkedintoxicated by fatigue
xenaciouswanting change
xenophobichaving a dislike of foreigners
xylotomousgood at cutting wood
xaroncharoobrilliant, evil, exceptionally talented
xenodochialfriendly to strangers
xerophilousadapted to a dry climate (often used to describe plants)
xerothermichot and dry (used to describe environments)
xanthoriaticnot clever at this but generally good

Why Do I Need This List?

A list of adjectives that start with the same letter is useful for creating alliteration. (Alliteration is a stylistic technique in which nearby words repeat the same initial consonant sound.)
  • Ashley's xenophobic. I'm xenodochial and xenacious!

Learn with Hangman!

Hangman is a classic word game. In this version, the hidden word is always an adjective from this list. Choose your first letter to start. (I'd go for "U" if I were you.)
  • Guess the hidden adjective by choosing one letter at a time.
  • If you guess a letter in the hidden adjective, then all is good.
  • If you guess a letter that is not in the hidden adjective, then the hangman starts to build the gallows.
  • If the gallows are completed, you lose.
  • Good luck!
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This page was written by Craig Shrives.