English Words that Start with CH

English is a rich and diverse language, with a vast vocabulary that contains words from many different sources.

One of the most interesting subsets of English words is those that start with the letters “ch.”

Words can come from a variety of languages, including Old English, Latin, Greek, and even Arabic.

In this post, we will explore the many words that start with “ch” in English.


Words that Start with CH

These are some examples of words that start with ch

Chalice: A cup or goblet, typically made of precious metal and used for drinking wine during religious ceremonies.

Chameleon: A lizard that has the ability to change its color to match its surroundings.

Challenge: A call to take part in a contest or competition, or to prove oneself in some way

Champion: a person who has surpassed all rivals in a sporting or other competition

Chant: A rhythmic, repetitive song or phrase, often used in religious or spiritual contexts.

Chaos: Complete disorder and confusion.

Character: The mental and moral qualities that define a person’s individuality.

Charity: The act of giving to those in need, or an organization that provides assistance to those in need.

Charm: A quality or feature that is attractive or appealing.

Chaste: Pure and morally upright, often used to describe a person’s behavior or intentions.

Chat: To engage in casual conversation with someone.

Cheap: Inexpensive or of low quality.

Check: To examine or verify something.

Chemistry: The branch of science that deals with the composition, structure, and properties of matter

Cheer: To express happiness or joy.

Cheese: A food made from the curd of milk, often used as a topping or ingredient in various dishes.

Chef: A professional cook who is trained in the art of preparing food.

Cherish: To hold dear or cultivate with care and affection.

Chess: A game for two players, played on a board with 64 squares arranged in an 8×8 grid.

Child: A young human being, usually under the age of 18.

Chill: A feeling of coldness or a sudden drop in temperature.

Chin: the part of the face below the mouth and above the neck.

Christmas: An annual Christian holiday celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ.

China: A country in eastern Asia, known for its ancient culture and traditions.

Chocolate: A sweet, typically brown food made from roasted and ground cacao beans.

Choice: The act of selecting or choosing from a set of options.

Choir: A group of singers who perform together, often in a church or other religious setting.

Choke: To prevent someone or something from breathing or functioning properly.

Choose: To select from a set of options or alternatives.

Chopstick: a pair of small sticks used for eating food, especially in Asian cultures.

Pronunciation of the Ch

This is a video that explains the pronunciation of the -ch sound.

Manuel Campos, English Professor

Manuel Campos

Hi, I am Manuel Campos, The Professor behind GatherLessons.com. I am from Costa Rica and I currently teach English at UTN