List of 250+ Fun, Cool and Interesting Words

You had me at “akimbo” ! Great list – shared for fellow word hoarders

Writing for Kids (While Raising Them)

250+ Funn, Cool and Interesting Words

All writers love language. And we especially love fun words, don’t we? Some have funky spellings, tongue-twisting turns, a satisfying “ooh”…and some sound too hilarious to be true! So I’ve put together a list of favorite fun words that I’ll add to periodically. Have fun, lexicon lovers!

  1. abecedarian
  2. abracadabra
  3. adagio
  4. aficionado
  5. akimbo
  6. alfresco
  7. aloof
  8. ambrosial
  9. anemone
  10. aplomb
  11. apoplectic
  12. appaloosa
  13. archipelago
  14. atingle
  15. avuncular
  16. azure
  17. balderdash
  18. bafflegab
  19. bamboozle
  20. barnstorming
  21. befuddled
  22. berserk
  23. blob
  24. blockhead
  25. boffo
  26. bombastic
  27. boondoggle
  28. bozo
  29. braggadocio
  30. brouhaha
  31. bucolic
  32. buffoon
  33. bulbous
  34. bumbledom
  35. bumpkin
  36. bungalow
  37. cacophony
  38. cahoots
  39. calliope
  40. candelabra
  41. canoodle
  42. cantankerous
  43. caterwaul
  44. catawampus
  45. chichi
  46. chimerical
  47. chimichanga
  48. chitchat
  49. claptrap
  50. clishmaclaver
  51. clodhopper
  52. cockamamie
  53. cockatoo
  54. codswallop
  55. comeuppance
  56. conundrum
  57. convivial
  58. copacetic
  59. cornucopia
  60. cowabunga
  61. coxcomb
  62. crestfallen
  63. cuckolded
  64. curlicue
  65. demitasse
  66. denouement
  67. diaphanous
  68. digeridoo
  69. dilemma
  70. dillydally
  71. dimwit
  72. diphthong
  73. dirigible
  74. discombobulated
  75. dodecahedron
  76. doodad
  77. doohickey (this is what I call a library due date card)
  78. doppelganger
  79. ebullient
  80. effervescence
  81. egads
  82. eggcorn
  83. ephemeral
  84. extraterrestrial
  85. finagle
  86. fandango
  87. festooned
  88. fisticuffs
  89. flabbergasted
  90. flapdoodle
  91. flibbertigibbet
  92. flummoxed
  93. flyaway
  94. foofaraw

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