TOP 20 Funniest Forgotten English Words We Could Definitely Use Today

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TOP 20 Funniest Forgotten English Words We Could Definitely Use Today
TOP 20 Funniest Forgotten English Words We Could Definitely Use Today
TOP 20 Funniest Forgotten English Words We Could Definitely Use Today

Languages are constantly evolving in order to keep up with society and technological advancement and this is why we should stop and look at some of the funniest forgotten English words. We could definitely use some of them today because as society is evolving, some words can be brought back with a new interpretation.

Let’s check out some of the best forgotten English words we should start inserting in our daily conversations from now on. Are you on board?

1. Fudgel – pretending to work while actually doing nothing. 18th century

2. Groke – someone who stares at you while you eat, hoping you’ll share. Old Scots language

3. Shivviness – the uncomfortable feeling of wearing new underwear. Old English

4. Peg puff – a young woman with the manners of an old one. Old Scots language

5. Dysania – extreme difficulty getting out of bed in the morning. 1900’s

6. Perendinate – to put off until the day after tomorrow. 19th century

7. Kakistocracy – government by the least qualified or worst people. 19th century

8. Uhtceare – lying awake and worrying about the day ahead. Old English

9. Abligurition – spending lavish amounts of money on food. 17th century

10. Slugabed – a person who stays in bed after the usual or proper time to get up. 16th century

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11. Grufeling – to lie wrapped up, and in a comfortable manner. Old Scots language

12. Philogrobilized – having a hangover, but without admitting to actually drinking. 19th century

13. Grumbletonians – people who are angry or unhappy with their government. 17th century

14. Snollygoster – a shrewd, unprincipled person, especially a politician. 19th century

15. Twattling – gossiping idly about unimportant things. 16th century

16. Ultracrepidarian – somebody who gives opinions on subjects they know nothing about. 19th century

17. Callipygian – having beautiful, well-shaped buttocks. 19th century

18. Lanspresado – someone who always conveniently shows up with no money. 18th century

19. Frobly-mobly – neither well nor unwell. 18th century

20. Cacoethes – irresistible urge to do something inadvisable. 16th century

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