Funny words are fun to say. This is a collection of funny words and their meanings. Drop them into your every day vocabulary and make everyday life a bit more fun. Add your favorite funny word in the comments!
Bumfuzzle — To confuse someone.
Lollygag — To dawdle or be overly slow.
Nudiustertian — The recent past (literally “the day before yesterday”).
Brouhaha — An overexcited response.
Argle-bargle — A lot of talk about nothing.
Batrachomyomachy — To make a mountain out of a molehill.
Cattywampus — Disorganized, when something is not arranged correctly.
Flibbertigibbet — A flakey, overly talkative person.
Quire — The leaves within a manuscript.
Absquatulate — To suddenly leave.
Billingsgate — Rough language filled with profanity.
Borborygm — A word for the noise your stomach makes when it rumbles.
Gardyloo — A warning shouted before water or waste is thrown from above.
Malarkey — Nonsense.
Ratoon — A sprout in a crop plant.
Comeuppance — A fate or punishment that someone deserves.
Boustrophedon — A kind of ancient writing that is written right to left and left to right in alternate lines.
Bowyang — A strap that holds pants up.
Taradiddle — A petty lie.
Pandiculation — The way your torso stretches when you are tired or yawning.
Yarborough — A weak hand in contract bridge.
Donnybrook — An uproarious argument.
Anencephalous — Absence of all or part of a brain.
Snickersnee — A large knife.
Sialoquent — Spraying saliva while speaking.
Xertz — To drink or eat quickly or greedily.
Nincompoop — A stupid, useless person.
Canoodle — To cuddle or get close to.
Godwottery — Overelaborate style of speech or gardening.
Gonzo — Far out journalism.
Cantankerous — Overly argumentative or uncooperative.
Widdershins — Counterclockwise.
Wabbit — A computing term related to a type of denial of service attack.
Cockamamie — Implausible.
Goombah — An older, protective friend or associate.
Hobbledehoy — A young, clumsy person.
Hocus-pocus — Nonsense or sleight of hand.
Codswallop — Nonsense.
Kerfuffle — A commotion.
Lickety-split — ASAP.
Mollycoddle — To treat someone in a pampered manner.
Mugwump — A person who is aloof or truly independent in political matters.
Collop — A slice of roasted meat.
Namby-pamby — A person lacking energy and courage.
Ornery — Crabby.
Pettifogger — An inferior lawyer with dubious practices.
Rigmarole — A long, rambling statement.
Collywobbles — Anxiety and stomach queasiness.
Shenanigan — A mischevious activity.
Skedaddle — Depart quickly.
Smellfungus — A habitual fault-finder.
Snool — To bully someone into submission.
Snollygoster — A shrewd, unprincipled person.
Zoanthropy — A person who believes they have transformed into an animal.
Crapulence — A light weight, someone who gets sick while drinking.
Discombobulate — To confuse someone.
Doozy — Something outstanding, not normal.
Gubbins — The parts of fish that are generally thrown away and not consumed.
Erinaceous — Something that looks like a hedgehog.
Pauciloquent — Someone who doesn’t speak a lot, or is especially brief when they talk.
Fard — Excessively made up.
Fatuous — Silly and pointless.
Abibliophobia — The fear of running out of reading material.
Bibble — Software that converts raw images.
Bloviate — To talk in a lengthy, inflated manner.
Fuddy-duddy — A person who is old-fashioned or fussy.
Bumbershoot — An umbrella.
Impignorate — To pawn something.
Gobbledygook — Language that is so overly-technical and complicated it’s unintelligible.
Troglodyte — A person who lives in a cave.
Vomitory — An entrance or exit in a theater or ampitheater.
Yahoo — An idiot.
Add your favorite funny word in the comments!