10 Funny Words You Might Not Know

You can use your vocabulary to impress others, insult them and amuse them--even though they don't understand what you're saying!

Dictionary.com has come up with 10 funny words you can insert in everyday conversations for a smile or even a laugh.

Here are 10 funny words you might not know:

1. Bumfuzzle
Definition: to confuse or fluster

2. Canoodle
Definition: to caress, fondle or pet amorously

3. Cattywampus
Definition: to be positioned diagonally; askew or awry; cater-cornered

4. Dongle
Definition: a little piece of computer equipment

5. Fartlek
Definition: a training technique, used especially by runners, consisting of bursts of intense effort loosely alternating with less strenuous activity

6. Jackalope
Definition: a fictional animal in the American West that is a jackrabbit with antelope horns

7. Kerfuffle
Definition: fuss or commotion (British)

8. Mugwump
Definition: a person who cannot make up his or her mind on an issue, especially in politics, or a person who is neutral on a controversial issue

9. Shivoo
Definition: a boisterous party or celebration (Australian)

10. Snollygoster
Definition: a clever, unscrupulous person

--From the Editors at Netscape

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