Posted by: Kathy Temean | March 7, 2010

Fun Words – R – Z

This is the third part of the three part list I put together with fun words.

Rabble-rouser
Ragamuffin
Rambunctious
Rampage
Ramshackled
Rapscallion
Rascal
Ratfink
Rathskeller
Rattletrap
Raunchy
Razzle dazzle
Razzmatazz
Red Herring
Redneck
Relish
Revolting
Rhubarb
Ribald
Ribbet
Rickety
Riff raff
Rigmarole
Rinky-dink
Ritzy
Rollie-Pollie
Rollick
Romp
Rubberneck
Ruckus
Rump
Ruffian
Rug-rat
Salami
Sappy
Sasquatch
Sassafras
Saucy
Sauerkraut
Scalawag
Scallywag
Scanty
Scapegoat
Scarecrow
Scatterbrain
Scattywampous
Schlep
Schlock
Schmaltzy
Schmoe
Schmuck
Schnaps
Schnitzel
Schnoz
Schtick
Scintillate
Scooch
Scoot
Scoundrel
Scram
Scramble
Scruffy
Scrumptious
Scurvy
Scuttlebutt
Scuzzbag
Scuzzball
Scuzzbucket
Seedy
Sexting
Shake a leg
Shanghai
Shape-shifter
Shazam
Shebang
Shillelagh
Shi-shi
Shoofly
Shrew
Shrill
Shrimpy
Shuttlecock
Sidekick
Sidewinder
Siesta
Simpleton
Sinister
Skedaddle
Skew-whiff
Skinny Minny
Skullduggery
Slacker
Slammer
Slap-happy
Sleazy
Sloop
Smackdown
Smackeroo
Smart-alecky
Smidgen
Smithereens
Smitten
Smooch
Smorgasbord
Snailmail
Snatch
Snazzy
Snickerdoodle
Snitch
Snollygoster
Snookered
Snoop
Snorefest
Sockpuppet
Souffle
Spelunking
Spic-n-span
Spigot
Spit-shine
Splashy
Spiffy
Spitting image
Spittoon
Splayed
Splish-splash
Splitsville
Sprocket
Spurious
Squeamish
Squeegee
Squirrelly
Squishy
Star struck
Sticky Wicket
Stooge
Stool Pigeon
Straight-skinny
Stud muffin
Stumblebum
Stupefy
Submarine races
Succotash
Sucker
Sullied
Sumptuous
Sunny-side up
Supercalifragilisticexpialidociuos
Swabbie
Swank
Swashbuckling
Swoon
Sycophant
Tacky
Ta-Da
Taser
Tattletale
Tawdry
Teacher’s pet
Teehee
Teenybopper
Thingamabob
Thingamajig
Tickled pink
Tiddlly Winks
Tightwad
Tiff
Tinsel
Tipsy
Tiptoe
Tizzy
Thespian
Toady
Toboggan
Tomfoolery
Tongue-tied
Tongue-in-cheek
Topsy-turvy
Tootsie
Toss your cookies
Toupee
Tow-head
Traipse
Treacherous
Tricky Dicky
Trilling
Truculent
Tuchis
Turncoat
Tush
Tussle
Tutelage
Twiddle
Two-faced
Tycoon
Udder
Ukulele
Underhanded
Uvula
Vaclempt

Vagabond
Vajayjay
Vamoose
Vamp
Vapor
Vaporware
Verbose
Vexed
Vim and vigor
Viper
Vittles
Vivacious
Vixin
Voila
Vomit
Voodoo
Vortex
Vroom
Wackadoodle
Wackjob
Wacky
Wacky tobaccy
Wallflower
Wallop
Wannabe
Wassup
Warpaint
Warthog
Wazoo
Weak-kneed
Weasle
Weathercock
Wedgie
Wee-doggie
Weenie
Weiner
Weirdo
Wench
Werewolf
Wham bam
Whatchamacallit
Whatsit
Whinny
Whippersnappers
Whipstitch
Whirligigs
Whirlpool
Whiz
Whiz-bang
Whodat
Whosie
Whatsit
Willies
Willy Nilly
Wimpy
Windbag
Windjammer
Wingding
Wishy-washy
Wiseguy
Wisenheimer
Woebegone
Wombat
Wonderlust
Woozy
Wrangle
Wretched
Wonky
Workaholic
Wreak havoc
Xylophone
Yadda Yadda
Yammer
Yap 
Yodel
yodawg
Yokel
Yoo-hoo
YoYo
Yowsha
Yucky
Yummy
YumYum
Zamboni
Zany
Zealot
Zepplin
ZigZag
ZipZap
Zit
Zombie
Zoom
Zoot-suit

As usual, if another great word comes to mind, please let me know I am will add it to the list.  Part one was posted on February 17th and the second part on February 25th.  Hope it gives you some fun words to add to your writing.

Kathy
 

 


Responses

  1. Kathy, this is such great stuff. Thank you so much!
    :Donna

    Like

  2. It’s so much fun to read this list–many words I could use and some I need to check out in the
    dictionary! 🙂

    Like

    • Pat,

      I love collecting words. Sometimes I start writing a new story just because of a word inspiring me. Thanks for leaving a comment. I appreciate it.

      Kathy

      Like


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