Have you ever tried on winkle pickers or salopettes? Is what people say about French women and their oxters true? Do your friends say you bibble too much!? Have you ever had zoanthropy and thought you were a giraffe?
Confused, Ha? Do not fear! I have done it on purpose, and instead have provided you with a list of 26 strange words and their meanings.
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n. – admiring a part of someone’s body
v. – to drink often; to eat and/or drink with loud noise
n. – checking the cosatal area; the right of a country to control the air traffic over their land
n. – old English for bagpipe
adj. – of, related to, or being like a hedgehog
n. –( Turkey and some other Asian countries) a decree given by the sovereign
n. – a tax that people must pay on salt
n. – a part of a staircase where the stair turns in a different direction of the lower stair.
v. – to pawn something
adj. – related to breakfast
n. – fear that you might fail
n. – loudness and clearness of saying something
adj. – having a good sense of smell
n. – the day before yesterday
n. – outdated word for “armpit”
adj. – saying few words; concise in speech
n. – 24 sheets of paper
n. – small shoot that grows from the root of a plant
n. – high-waisted skiing pants that have shoulder straps
n. – a small amount of something that is left
adj. – with wooly or curly hair
n. – a weak person, especially one who is always and worried about his or her health
n. – a pair of shoes or boots in the 1950s with a sharp and long pointed toe
v. – to swallow down quickly and greedily
n. – hand of playing cards having no card above a nine
n. – a mental problem with which a person who believes that he/she is an animal