In English literature, Shakespeare is known for inventing a quite large number of weird words that are challenging to use nowadays.
Here we are going to share with you some of the craziest words that can look funny but useful to describe unique cases and experiences.
N.B. Let’s see how many of the below-mentioned words you are familiar with and used before.
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once you get to the closest bookshop you buy more and more books because you are afraid of running out of them to read. Yeah! this sounds crazy and you never had a word to describe it. Now here it is, use it and sound bookworm
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2. Gerrymandering (Noun)
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Sometimes, there is one group, political party, or institution that is given an advantage over another due to the unfair manipulation or division into units.
Example: The party relies on the help of gerrymandering to win the election
3. Hullaballoo (Noun)
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When you get very excited or angry about something, you make a fuss or noise. The best word to allude to that action is using the word Hullaballoo. Yeah! it sounds weird but it is the perfect one. It’s been part of the English language since the middle of the 18th century.
Example: There was a lot of hullaballoo in our neighbor’s house!
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Imagine looking at a couple quarreling over a silly or minor issue and make a noise. Kerfuffle is the best word. It describes the moment when people make a bother or fuss, usually when they disagree over an important or minor point.
Example: The football player made a kerfuffle when he reconceived a yellow card.
Another weird word is lollygag. It is a simple word to refer to someone who is messing around or wasting time doing something useless or meaningless. You might have heard of it but this could be also used to express procrastination.
Example: That employee is just lollygagging
This is a nice one since it combines many actions simultaneously. Pandiculation refers to the action of feeling uncomfortable because your muscles go rigid for a short time once you stretch and yawn when you wake up. So, next time once you wake up and stretch remember this word.
Stop yawning now and let’s see another word!
Are you a calm person who prefers short and precise words? Good news! pauciloquent is the right word for you. This weird word alludes to someone using few words in speech or conversation.
But! I have a question! Have you ever seen a politician who is pauciloquent?
There is always someone in your family or friend who spits while talking. The most concrete example is back in high school or college there was always a teacher who spit while explaining the lesson. This is called sialoquent.
Are you trying to find the right word for many politicians who care for more personal benefits than serving the people? Snollygoster is the right word that you are looking for.
This is another weird word. Have you ever come across a moment when you picture yourself in the form of an animal.
This might happen especially when you were a kid. This is called Zoanthrophy.
Well! it is time for Hullaballoo, but I want to be pauciloquent. See you in the next article
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