Only Masters of English Know What These Old Words Mean...
This quiz will test your knowledge of some of the most interesting yet peculiar English words that have fallen out of common use. Give it a go, and see how well you fare! What does this archaic noun mean? A horse A stool A sword What does this archaic noun mean?
Do You Know These Words and Phrases In Old English?
The head An eye The buttocks What does "Sirrah" mean? A term used to address a male person younger than you A term used to address a male person older than you A type of meat How do you say no in Old English? Aye Naye Negative How would one address the Queen in Shakespearean English?
What Do These Rare Words Mean?
A lofty, pompous speech A gift with words An old name for poetry A decree of nobility Define the word in the image above.
Can You Guess What These Words Used to Mean?
Some words don’t mean what they used to, so much so that it can be difficult to guess what a certain word signified when it first appeared in the language.
What Does This Word MEAN?
In this English quiz, we're going to test your vocabulary by presenting you with some English words you rarely encounter in your day-to-day, and seeing if you know how to define them!
Can You Guess What These Fancy English Words Mean?
What does this fancy word mean? the rhythm of language a military hat a kind of slow dance What does this fancy word mean? foul discharge overly-lengthy explanations flour What does this fancy word mean? rare items spiritual equipment sexy lingerie What does this fancy word mean?
We Give You the Meaning, You Give Us the Word
Then set your eyes and your language centers on the following dozen questions, where we give you the MEANING of the word we want you to find, and it is up to you to choose the word that fits that definition. Choose the word corresponding to the meaning in the photo above.
How Old is Your Soul?
Whether you believe your soul is created anew when you are born or retains some of the experiences of its past, a soul can be young or old even in ONE life. Take this quiz and let us tell you - How old IS your soul? What was your favorite activity as a child?
How Well Do You Know the Old Testament?
There is no book that has a greater place in my heart than my long-cherished old copy of the Holy Bible. I know I am imperfect (aren't we all) but I think I know it pretty well. How about you? How well do you think you know about the people, places, and plots of the Old Testament?
Can You Define These Beautiful Words?
There are so many beautiful words in English we don't use anymore, mainly because they've become 'fancy', by which we mean most people only read or write these words, but rarely utter them. Do you know the meaning of these beautiful English words? What does the word GOSSAMER mean?
What Do These Acronyms Mean?
It's a great way to save time and words. However, it doesn't always mean we know what the ACTUAL words are. In this day and age of constant texting and chatting, the use of acronyms becomes more and more prevalent. Let's test your knowledge of acronyms from various walks of life...
What’s the REAL Meaning of Easter?
Some say that the original meaning and spirit of this special time of year is in danger of being forgotten and tossed aside. Do you think you have a good grasp of the importance and meaning of Easter and Passover? Take this challenging test to find out.
Identify the Shakespearean Word!
Do you know, or can you guess, the following Elizabethan words used by Shakespeare in his plays? What does this mean? In a short time Eventually Forever Never What does this mean? Moist White Depraved Rotten What does this mean? Ignored Ran away Humiliated Killed What does this mean?
Do These Words Actually EXIST?
In this English quiz, we will show you strange and rare words. You must decide if these words really DO exist. Kerfuffle means a commotion or fuss. This is a real word This is a made-up word Broonaut is a Dutch dessert made of nuts and figs.
Can You Define These Tricky English Words?
Do you love learning new words, even if they aren't really in use anymore? Then you've found the right quiz! Prepare to be tested on your advanced English because most of these words are little known, and you need to figure out what they mean! What is the meaning of the word: "Facetious"?
Define These English Words
Identify and explain the following 15 rare English words... Pick the correct definition of the word. Flat bread-cake Robber Livestock manager A type of small boat Pick the correct definition of the word.
Where Did These English Words Come From?
From what language does this English word originate from? From the Latin word for Belly. Latin Old French Germanic Hindi From what language does this English word originate from? From the Hindi word 'Chita' - Variegated (exhibiting different colors).
Do You Know What These Charade Gestures Mean?
upload.wikimedia.org What Does This Gesture Mean? Quote Phrase Sounds like Ends in What Does This Gesture Mean? Cold Scared Anxious Alone What Does This Gesture Mean? Book Give Empty Handed Plate What Does This Gesture Mean? Machete 5 syllables Cut Off Arm What Does This Gesture Mean?
Which Language is This Word From?
Since English is a borrower of words from every language imaginable, how well do you think you know the etymology of common English words? Take this quiz and you'll find out! What is this English word's language of origin?
The Weird Words of the English Language Quiz
You might feel that you're the king or queen of the English language when using common words or phrases, but how well do you think you'd do when trying to decipher some of the strangest words and phrases that this fabulous language has to offer?
Can You Find the Word For This Definition?
How's the old vocabulary in your head today? Ready to blow off the dust, open the pages and see what you remember? We've got a toughie for you this time, so use your logic as well! Pick the word that fits this definition. Credulity Postulate Conceive Posit Pick the word that fits this definition.
Can You Help Us Define These Weird Words?
Identify and explain the following 15 confusing words! My brother is known to be glib. That means he... Tries to impress people Is goal oriented Is verbose but insincere Is enthused If something is infinitesimal, it means it's really....
Which of These Words Come From French?
Did you know that English has many MANY words that derive from Old French? Well, there are over 12,000 words in English that come from French. Can you determine which of the words we present you with is the one that English copied from French? Which of these English words comes from French?
Tell Apart These Easily Confused Words
When two words are very similar in terms of spelling, pronunciation or meaning, things can get really confusing, especially in a language with such a vast lexicon as English.