7 Fancy Words that Make You Sound Smarter

In just a few seconds, you can add these pretty words to your vocabulary. How clever!

View as Slideshow

Toss: Argument

Toss: ArgumentGeorge Marks/Retrofile/Getty Images
Try: Diatribe

Toss: Fancy

Toss: FancyWikimedia Commons
Try: Rococo

Toss: Mean

Toss: MeanKen Howard/BIPs/Getty Images
Try: Vitriolic

Toss: Afraid

Toss: AfraidKeystone Features/Getty Images
Try: Pusillanimous

Content continues below ad

Toss: Brag

Toss: BragGeorge Marks/Retrofile/Getty Images
Try: Bloviate

Toss: Confidence

Toss: ConfidenceChaloner Woods/Getty Images
Try: Aplomb

Toss: Stubborn

Toss: StubbornGeorge Marks/Retrofile/Getty Images
Try: Pervicacious

Become more interesting every week!

Get our Read Up newsletter

how we use your e-mail

Some people like to travel by train because 
it combines the slowness of a car with the cramped public exposure of 
an airplane.

Dennis Miller

I think my pilot was a little inexperienced. We were sitting on the runway, and he said, “OK, folks, we’re gonna be taking off in a just few—whoa! Here we go.”

Kevin Nealon

“I can’t wait until your vacation is over.” 
—Everyone following you on Instagram


A man knocked on my door and asked for a donation toward the local swimming pool. So I gave him a glass of water.

Comedian Greg Davies

Funny Jokes

Just found the worst page in the entire dictionary. What I saw was disgraceful, disgusting, dishonest, and disingenuous.


Funny Jokes

Client: We need you to log in to the YouTube and make all our company videos viral.

From clientsfromhell.net

Funny Jokes

My cat just walked up to the paper shredder and said, “Teach me 
everything you know.”


Funny Jokes

“Just because you can’t dance doesn’t mean you shouldn’t dance.” 

@yoyoha (Josh Hara)

Funny Jokes

My parents didn’t want to move to Florida, but they turned 60 and that’s the law.

—Jerry Seinfeld

Funny Jokes

Q: What do you call an Amish guy with his hand in a horse’s mouth?

A: A mechanic.