The ABC's of Funny Words

Posted by M ws On Friday, June 29, 2012 0 comments
abibliophobia: the fear of running out of reading material.

absquatulate: to leave or abscond with something.

allegator: one who alleges something.

anencephalous: lacking a brain.

argle-bargle: a loud row or quarrel.

batrachomyomachy: making a mountain out of a molehill.

billingsgate: lud, raucous profanity.

bloviate: to speak pompously or to brag.

blunderbuss: a gun with a flared muzzle or a disorganized form of activity.

borborygm: a rumbling noise in the stomach.

boustrophedon: a back and forth pattern.

bowyang: a strap that holds the pants legs in place.

brouhaha: an uproar.

bumbershoot: slang term for an umbrella.

callipygian: having an attractive posterior or nice pair of tight buns.

callithump: a noisy boisterous parade; a noisy mock serenade (made by banging pans and kettles) to a newly married couple

canoodle: to hug and kiss.

cantankerous: testy, grumpy, ill-tempered

catercornered: diagonal(ly).

collywobbles: butterflies in the stomach.

comeuppance: just reward, just desserts, something that one deserves.

crapulence: discomfort from eating or drinking to excess.

crudivore:: one who eats raw food.

cockalorum a vertically-challenged, haughty male.

cockamamie: absurd, foolish, outlandish.

codswallop: balderdash, drivel, gibberishness, nonsense.

collop: a slice of meat or a fold of flesh/flab.

To be continued....


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