- What does Biblioklept mean?
- What is the meaning of Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia?
- What does Friggatriskaidekaphobia mean?
- What is the weirdest phobia?
- What word takes 3 hours to say?
- What does Tidsoptimist mean?
- What is a hedon?
- What is Xylophile?
- What is a Dendrophile?
- Is Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious a real word?
- What is the shortest word in the world?
- What do you call a lover of life?
What does Biblioklept mean?
a person who steals books..
What is the meaning of Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia?
Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia is one of the longest words in the dictionary — and, in an ironic twist, is the name for a fear of long words. Sesquipedalophobia is another term for the phobia.
What does Friggatriskaidekaphobia mean?
Friggatriskaidekaphobia. Hard to spell — harder to pronounce. A catchy word for fear of Friday the 13th, friggatriskaidekaphobia is cobbled together from “Frigg,” the Norse goddess whom Friday is named after, and “triskaidekaphobia,” which means the fear of the number 13.
What is the weirdest phobia?
10 Weirdest Phobias You Will Ever Come AcrossNomophobia – (Fear of not having mobile phone access)Phobophobia – (Fear of having a phobia)Anthophobia – (Fear of Flowers)Hexakosioihexekkontahexapho – (Fear of the number 666)Heliophobia – (Fear of Sunlight)Chorophobia – (fear of Dancing)Ablutophobia – (fear of bathing)More items…•
What word takes 3 hours to say?
The longest word in English has 189,819 letters and would take you three and a half hours to pronounce correctly.
What does Tidsoptimist mean?
Pronounced [tid-sop-tuh-mist], Tidsoptimist is a word of Swedish origin that refers to a person who thinks he or she has more time than they actually do, and thus, are habitually late.
What is a hedon?
Noun. hedon (plural hedons) (economics) A unit of pleasure used to theoretically weigh people’s happiness.
What is Xylophile?
A xylophile is someone who loves wood, just as a cartophile loves maps and presumably a xylocartophile would love wooden maps or perhaps maps of woodlands? The prefix xylo- is used in compound words relating to wood and comes from the Greek word xulon which means wood.
What is a Dendrophile?
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Dendrophile may refer to: A person who loves trees, as in Dendrophilia (paraphilia)
Is Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious a real word?
The Oxford English Dictionary defines the word as “a nonsense word, originally used esp. by children, and typically expressing excited approbation: fantastic, fabulous”, while Dictionary.com says it is “used as a nonsense word by children to express approval or to represent the longest word in English.”
What is the shortest word in the world?
EunoiaEunoia, at six letters long, is the shortest word in the English language that contains all five main vowels. Seven letter words with this property include adoulie, douleia, eucosia, eulogia, eunomia, eutopia, miaoued, moineau, sequoia, and suoidea. (The scientific name iouea is a genus of Cretaceous fossil sponges.)
What do you call a lover of life?
My answer: One word is “biophile”, from “biophilia” (from Greek bíos, life and philía, attraction, love), a term that was first used by Erich Fromm, who defined it it as “the passionate love of life and of all that is alive.”