Weird and Wonderful Weekly Words

Hi Guys,

This post is aimed at the vocab. extension group. I am asking you to provide a comment about a weird, wonderful or unusual word and include its definition. We all know that language changes and evolves over time so there are some strange words out there.

My challenge to you is to see how many weird and wonderful words we can come up with as well as can you use them in your everyday writing. As a group we will then vote on the word of the week and the winner will receive a prize!

Happy hunting,

:) Ms C


15 thoughts on “Weird and Wonderful Weekly Words

  1. zenzizenzizenzic – is an obsolete form of mathematical notation representing the eighth power of a number, dating from a time when powers were written out in words rather than as superscript numbers

  2. My word is; floccinaucinihilipilification
    Definition; the action or habit of estimating something as worthless (a word generally only quoted as a curiosity)

    Definitio: A piffling fool, better known by its abbreviation ninny; jobbernowl means much the same.

  4. Come on guys- join the thread and post your weird and wonderful words each week!
    My next one is convoluted- extremely complex or difficult to follow. This word can be used to describe an argument- not what I am looking for in your persuasive writing!

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