Big Words

Word Up! Love ‘Big Words’?

For the love of all things big and little—we give you, this incredibly useful page. At Big Little Fudge, we feel it is our utmost and momentous responsibility to pontificate periodically with somewhat meaningless big words. Please join us in the sharing of said words:

We must apologize in advance if these words cause you undue Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia:

Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia | Fear of big words.

Arachibutyrophobia | Fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of your mouth.

Boustrophedon | Of writing, alternating left to right then right to left.

Burgeoning | To increase or grow in a 'big' way. To flourish.

Capricious | Subject to, led by, or indicative of caprice or whim; erratic; variable, flighty, mercurial, fickle.

Descidophobia | Fear of making a decision.

Didaskaleinophobia | Fear of going to school.

Funambulist | One who performs on a tightrope or a slack rope.

Floccinaucinihilipilification | The estimation of something as valueless (encountered mainly as an example of one of the longest words in the English language).

Galimatias | Nonsense; a confused mixture of unrelated things.

Groovalicious | The combination of two totally excellent, rad and super adjectives in order to describe something that would otherwise be, well, indescribable.

Kenspeckle | Easily recognizable or distinguishable; conspicuous.

Magnanimous | Possessing 'big' generosity.

Mellifluous | Sweetly or smoothly flowing; sweet-sounding.

Nudiusterian | The day before yesterday.

Odoriferous | Offensive odor.

Omphaloskepsis | The contemplation of one's navel as an aid to meditation.

Perissology | Superfluity of words.

Penultimate | Next to the last: the penultimate scene of the play; of or pertaining to a penult.

Piquant | Pungent or sharp in taste or flavor; pleasantly biting or tart; stimulating, interesting, or attractive.

Ponderosity | Unwieldy from weight or bulk.

Sardoodledom | Works of drama which are trivial, insignificant or offensive.

Ulotrichous | Having very wooly hair.

Wazoople | A member of the kowtowing, mealy-mouthed, apple-polishing, brown-nosing, sucky-faced, toad-eating family of frightfully fawning fruitcakes.

Winklepicker | A style of shoe or boot worn from the 1950s onward by male and female British rock and roll fans.

Wisterpooper | A big slap along side of the head.

Witzelsucht | A feeble attempt at humor.

Wordematician | One who is extremely adept at vocab, grammar, and the use of literary devices such as alliteration, onomatopoeia and puns.

Wordamatologist | A person who makes up words for everyday life.



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