Weirdest words in English

English is a language full of surprises, and sometimes, even native speakers can come across words that leave them scratching their heads. From archaic terms to strange-sounding words, here are the weirdest words in the English language.

This mouthful of a word refers to the act of throwing someone or something out of a window. It comes from the Latin word "fenestra," meaning "window."


This tongue-twister of a word refers to the use of long words, and ironically, it's one of the longest words in the English language.


Another mouthful, this word refers to the act of describing something as worthless or unimportant.


A flibbertigibbet is a frivolous or flighty person, often used to describe someone who talks too much.


An ultracrepidarian is someone who speaks or gives opinions beyond their expertise or knowledge.


A blatherskite is a person who talks excessively or nonsensically.


Kerfuffle is a word that is used to describe a commotion or fuss that is caused by a minor disagreement or misunderstanding.


Brouhaha is another word that is used to describe a noisy and overexcited response to something that is often trivial or unimportant.


Lollygag means to spend time aimlessly, often in a lazy or idle manner.


Widdershins is a word that means to move in a counterclockwise direction, or to go against the usual way of doing things.


Snollygoster is a word that is used to describe a shrewd or unprincipled person, especially a politician.


Flapdoodle is a term that is used to describe nonsense or foolish talk.


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