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5 English Words That Will Make You Laugh Out Loud.

By Admin | Sep,29 2014 |  | 

It’s not every day that words in a dictionary leave you both laughing and spell bound. But today is one of those days. Here’s a selection of funny sounding words from the English dictionary that you have probably never heard or read before.

 

  • 1. Billingsgate: [bil-ingz-geyt or, esp. British, -git] (noun)
        Meaning: coarsely abusive language
     

   Don’t billingsgate if you spell a word wrong. Turn to the Spell Bee Prep Series instead.

 

  • 2. Bumfuzzle: [buhm-fuhz-uh l] (verb)
        Meaning: Confuse; perplex; fluster

   

   Were you bumfuzzledwhen you first read this word? It sounds exactly like what it means – confusing.

 

  • 3. Cattywampus:[kat-ee-wom-puh s, kat-uh-]
        Meaning: askew, awry, kitty-corner
     

    Sakshi leaves her room cattywampus all the time.

 

  • 4. Collywobbles: [kol-ee-wob-uh lz] (noun)
        Meaning: stomach pain; queasiness

  

   Your first stage performance might give you the collywobbles.

 

  • 5. Taradiddle: [tar-uh-did-l] (noun)
        Meaning: a fib; pretentious nonsense

 

   Any serious speller knows that there’s no room for taradiddle when it comes to word games.

   Have some funny sounding words that you can’t wait to share? Tell us in the comments below.

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