Vocab Builder: Fun to Say, Part 2

I can’t help it: there are just some words I find fun to say. Herewith, more words that dance around your mouth.

Rigmorle: something complicated and confusing
Hobbledehoy: an awkward teenage boy
Gerrymander: to divide a geographic area so that the resulting voting districts give one political party an unfair advantage
Kenspeck: conspicuous
Frabjous: fabulous, joyous (from “Jabberwocky“)

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Flibbertigibbet: a scatterbrained person
Miifky-pifky: hanky-panky
Brillig: 4 p.m. (also from “Jabberwocky“)
Obnubilate: obscure; cloud over
Slubberdegullion: a filthy, disgusting person

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With a BA and an MA in English, Erin has been an editing professional for 15 years, working on a variety of media, especially online. Her niche is business/marketing and online. In addition, she has experience teaching editing to non-editors and coaching writers. In 2008, Erin was bitten by the social media bug...hard. Follow her on Twitter, @ebrenner, and get a daily vocabulary word, a link to the article of the day, and much more. You can also find her on Facebook and LinkedIn.
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