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Do You Know The Meaning Of These Funny-Sounding Words?

Some words have particular and peculiar sounds, which make them fun to say and confusing to understand. Do you know what these funny-sounding words mean? Take this quiz to find out!

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A "fartlek" is what?
A training approach for runner
A Danish cake
A term for a gassy person

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"Lollygag" means...
To be idle
A joke
A pink flower

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A "kerfuffle" is a...
A dust bunny
Fuss
A type of truffle

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What does the verb "blubber" mean?
To scrub
To weep silently
To whip

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What does "widdershins" mean?
A sore muscle
Tree bark
Counterclockwise

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If you are "cantankerous," you are...
In a good mood
Feeling unwell
In a bad mood

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A "maverick" is someone who is...
A mystery
Atypical and independent
Foreign

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"Hocus-pocus" is...
A joke
A magic spell
Insignificant talk

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A "vomitory" is...
An alley
An exit
A toilet

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"Tatterdemalion" means...
Tattered
Old
Confused

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A "pratfall" is when you fall on your...
Behind
Knees
Elbow

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"Ornery" means...
In love
Grumpy
Asleep

C+, Not So Funny

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You aren't familiar with the meanings of most of these funny words - that's okay, they're still fun to say!

B+, Getting There

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You know many of these funny-sounding words. Keep learning some more to puzzle those around you!

A+, Vocabulary Pro

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You know what most of these words mean - good for you! Your vocabulary knowledge is impressive.
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1
A "fartlek" is what?
A training approach for runner
A Danish cake
A term for a gassy person
2
"Lollygag" means...
To be idle
A joke
A pink flower
3
A "kerfuffle" is a...
A dust bunny
Fuss
A type of truffle
4
What does the verb "blubber" mean?
To scrub
To weep silently
To whip
5
What does "widdershins" mean?
A sore muscle
Tree bark
Counterclockwise
6
If you are "cantankerous," you are...
In a good mood
Feeling unwell
In a bad mood
7
A "maverick" is someone who is...
A mystery
Atypical and independent
Foreign
8
"Hocus-pocus" is...
A joke
A magic spell
Insignificant talk
9
A "vomitory" is...
An alley
An exit
A toilet
10
"Tatterdemalion" means...
Tattered
Old
Confused
11
A "pratfall" is when you fall on your...
Behind
Knees
Elbow
12
"Ornery" means...
In love
Grumpy
Asleep

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