Do you love wordplay? Are you searching for opportunities and ways to insert them into your daily life? There are lots of fun ways to do that, starting with pun-based board games and ending with improving your skills of self-expression. Just changing up the words you use can make a conversation immensely more fun and using words like the ones listed below will simply leave your fellow speakers baffled.
These seemingly complicated words have very simple meanings that fit perfectly into everyday conversations, even if they don't seem like it. Impress everyone with your over-the-top language skills by learning some fancy new words like these!
Example: The rival baseball team threw one too many insults and the whole thing turned into a donnybrook.
Example: The hobbledehoy’s hands just weren’t designed for woodworking.
Example: After staying up all night to finish his presentation, John was thoroughly discombobulated when he joined the meeting.
Example: Maria is a lovely person but everything she says is absolute codswallop
Example: The debate over where we should go for dinner ended with quite a kerfuffle.
Example: After weeks of giving excuses and not completing his work, Arnold was reprimanded officially for all his skullduggery
Example: When mixing any batter, stir clockwise for 2 minutes and then widdershins for 2 minutes.
Example: The cops doubled their patrols after a convict broke out of the hoosegow
Example: It didn’t take long for Rachel’s new friends to realize what a flibbertigibbet she was.
Example: It began to rain as Alan was leaving his home, so he ran back in and grabbed his bumbershoot.
Example: Eliza disliked walking past the home of her cantankerous old neighbor as he always had a scowl on his face.
Example: Don never shares happy news with his brother because his brother is such a smellfungus.
Example: When Janine started doing her son’s homework for him every night, her husband was angry at her for mollycoddling him
Example: After a long day of working, Elvis returned home completely wabbit
Example: When Tommy heard a strange noise in his backyard, he quickly absquatulated back into the house.
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