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12 funniest words in English

12 funniest words in English

It’s a slightly bonkers challenge to try to identify the funniest words in English out of a vocabulary of 750,000 words, but since we’d already covered the most beautiful words and the weirdest ones, we thought we just had to tackle this one as well.

Our talented team of writers shared their favorites and we put together a list of the funniest and silliest of the bunch, so here we go – the 12 funniest words in English:

1. Shenanigans

2. Bamboozle

3. Bodacious

4. Brouhaha

5. Canoodle

6. Gnarly

7. Goggle

8. Gubbins

9. Malarkey

10. Nincompoop

11. Phalanges

12. Badger

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