20 Old-Timey Words That Are so Perfect We Have to Bring Them Back Right Now

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Language is ever-evolving, and as such, there are some words that have fallen out of fashion as the years have passed.

But that is quite unfortunate because there are many words we won’t use anymore that we definitely should. Even though these words are old, they are perhaps more pertinent than ever.

Used in a sentence: I would like to be a slugabed forever and ever.

Used in a sentence: I have a cacoethes for eating an entire pint of ice cream while hate-reading Twitter. 

Used in a sentence: After I eat a whole pint of ice cream and hate-read Twitter, I feel all frobly-mobly. 

Used in a sentence: Put me in the fancy cheese aisle at Ralph’s and suddenly I’m in the mood for abligurition. 

Used in a sentence: I am a peg puff. …that’s it.

Used in a sentence: I’m going to have to perendinate our dinner date because I don’t really want to hang out with you but I haven’t yet thought of an excuse for getting out of it. 

Used in a sentence: Whenever I’m eating an entire pint of ice cream while hate-reading Twitter, my dog grokes me so hard. 

Used in a sentence: The very second Donald Trump became president, I transformed instantaneously into a grumbletonian. 

Used in a sentence: I experienced shivviness when I put on a new pair of underwear and also when Donald Trump became president. 

Used in a sentence: Ever since Donald Trump became president, I’ve suffered from uhtceare every single day. 

Used in a sentence: Ever since Donald Trump became president, I’ve gotten vinomadefied every single day. 

Used in a sentence: Donald Trump is a snollygoster. 

Used in a sentence: Rather than actually trying, Donald Trump just fudgels his way through the presidency, though he doesn’t even pretend very hard. 

Used in a sentence: November 7, 2016 was the last day that I did not suffer from dysania. 

Used in a sentence: Every day we’re quomodocunquizing. 

Used in a sentence: Sorry, coworker I just met last month whom I have no mutual friends with, I cannot attend your Game of Thrones-themed dinner party because I suffer from deipnophobia. 

Used in a sentence: Every day I quagswag my magic 8-ball and pray that it gives me good news.

Used in a sentence: Donald Trump is a hoddypeak. 

Used in a sentence: Ever since Donald Trump became president, I’ve been lost in widdendream. 

Used in a sentence: Donald Trump is being yemeles with the United States of America and we’re all in danger.