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What's your favourite word in the English dictionary?

(76 Posts)
RizzleBizzle Sat 07-Jun-14 21:48:24

And that is all smile

FunkyBoldRibena Sat 07-Jun-14 21:50:50

Contrafibularities.

PigeonPie Sat 07-Jun-14 21:53:54

discombobulate

Melancholy

(Not the meaning)

Trojanhouse Sat 07-Jun-14 21:55:28

Chagrin

ImNotReallyMe Sat 07-Jun-14 21:56:30

Malarkey

NeverEndingLaundry Sat 07-Jun-14 22:01:58

Selesdreorig: it's not modern English, but Old English. It means 'feeling the lack of a mead-hall' ie, the ultimate Old English expression of homesickness. a 'halle' was more than just a pub, though that might go some way to expressing it.

manuscript

squoosh Sat 07-Jun-14 22:03:23

Skullduggery

PandaNot Sat 07-Jun-14 22:03:53

Serendipity. Just love the way it sounds. It 'fits' the meaning.

threepiecesuite Sat 07-Jun-14 22:05:54

Troglodyte

NeverEndingLaundry Sat 07-Jun-14 22:06:10

bum it's seledreorig

Waltons Sat 07-Jun-14 22:07:11

Malapropism

YellowStripe Sat 07-Jun-14 22:11:39

Theodolite - love the way it sounds (and a pp already said serendipity)

BlondieBrownie Sat 07-Jun-14 22:12:50

PigeonPie beat me to it.

Iamnotachewtoy Sat 07-Jun-14 22:13:52

globule

Haggischucker Sat 07-Jun-14 22:15:15

Heifer - makes me smile every time!

SuperLoveFuzz Sat 07-Jun-14 22:15:17

Flump

HalfSpamHalfBrisket Sat 07-Jun-14 22:18:30

Lobe

Pernickety - if I had a cat, that is what I would call it smile

PigeonPie Sat 07-Jun-14 22:23:39

Sorry Blondie grin

My second favourite word is Gin

lgwilk Sat 07-Jun-14 22:25:09

Plop

TheNumberfaker Sat 07-Jun-14 22:25:37

Insipid

LastTango Sat 07-Jun-14 22:26:02

PigeonPie beat me to it, too. I love 'discombobulate'.

BalconyBill Sat 07-Jun-14 22:26:04

snorkel, closely followed by quagmire. Just fabulous, both of them!

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