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Weird Words Starting With 'R'

Updated on January 13, 2013

Welcome to Weird Words Starting With 'R'

Are you ready to discover some wonderfully wacky words that have rarely seen the light of day?

Given the fact that the English language now has more than a million words under its belt, it's not surprising that there are more than a few words that have gone missing due to lack of usage, or the fact that very few folks even know they exist.

Today, we are featuring a few harmless if not hilarious words beginning with the letter 'R'.

The best way to honor these words is to find a place to stick them into casual conversation, to spice up one's ho hum emails, or best of all, to frazzle one's foes in a friendly game of "Scrabble".

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RANARIAN

ranarian adj. froggy

Suggested Use In A Sentence:

As far as ranarian rhymes go, "Froggy Went A Courtin", can best be described as "ribeting"!

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RECTALGIA

rectalgia n. pain in the butt

Suggested Use In A Sentence:

Her Royal Highness, The Quipping Queen & Empress of Eccentricity is rather proud of the fact that she is known by her subjects as a ripsnorting royal rectalgia.

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Image Credit: June 5, 2011 - cthoman - graphicleftovers.com/cartoon-queen-angry

RESISTENTIALISM

resistentialism n. humorous theory that inanimate objects display malice towards humans

Suggested Use In A Sentence:

George knew that if he didn't handle the frigging remote control correctly, he was never sure just what sort of high-definition horror might leap out of his respository of resistentialism.

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Image Credit: Cartoon by Jerry - cartoonbrew.com/dumpjuly

RETROMINGENT

retromingent n. urinating rearwards

Suggested Use In A Sentence:

In the world of whizz and whee, thank goodness that Priscilla Pussy hadn't a clue whether she was retromingent in the tinkle pantry.

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RHONCHISONANT

rhonchisonant adj. making a snorting or snoring noise

Suggested Use In A Sentence:

Stein's rhonchisant reverberations indicated his ringing endorsement of the "pate de slop" being served tonight at the Pig-in-a-Poke Pub in Great Snoring, Norfolk.

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RIDIBUND

ridibund adj. easily moved to laughter

Suggested Use In A Sentence:

After having powdered her nose and applied her mascara in all the right places, the vintage vixen pushed pushed up her bra and down the nozzle of her "eau de coquette" cologne, which needless to say put her chronologically-gifted Casanova into a ravishingly ridibund state.

RUPTILE

ruptile adj. easily breakable

Suggested Use In A Sentence:

The Transportation Safety Board finally released its long-awaited report on the untimely demise of one "Humpty Dumpty" which concluded that due to the ruptile nature of egg heads, that henceforth all such vertically-challenged vulnerable individuals shall be required to wear government-certified safety helmets, harnesses, and rubberized knee pads with fall-proof netting in place when descending any exterior wall greater than six feet in height.

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