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Inherently funny words

Scientists have determined the funniest words in the English language. Guess these 15 inherently funny words from the definition.
Data on the inherent funniness of words is from "Humor norms for 4,997 English words" (Engelthaler & Hills 2018)
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Last updated: August 28, 2021
First submittedAugust 27, 2021
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Definition
Inherently funny word
Walk with short steps and a clumsy swaying motion, like a duck or penguin
Waddle
Siren or steam whistle; nose; breast
Hooter
A light, clear ringing sound; a phone call; urinate
Tinkle
A silly or annoying person; possibly derived from a silly and annoying person called T.W. Earp
Twerp
Acting together with others for an illegal or dishonest purpose; always preceded by "in"
Cahoots
A ridiculous but amusing person; a clown; commonly applied to the current Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Buffoon
Nonsense; rubbish (used to express contempt or disagreement, or as an exclamation of annoyance); testacles
Bollocks
A very great number or amount of something; perhaps most commonly applied to "cash"
Oodles
Definition
Inherently funny word
Bird that steals other bird's nests
Cuckoo
Primate of the genus Papio
Baboon
Laugh quietly or inwardly, such as when reading an inherently funny word
Chuckle
Embarrassing mistake; stupid person; breast
Boob
Eat hurriedly and noisily; make a noise like a turkey
Gobble
A disorderly group of people; collective noun for a type of bird
Gaggle
Anatomical feature prominent in primates of the genus Papio; Biggus Dickus's wife in "The Life of Brian"
Buttocks
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Level 64
Aug 27, 2021
Surely the silliest words in the English language are nong and gubernatorial.
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Level 74
Aug 28, 2021
Excellent words, I couldn't agree more, but they were inexplicably not included in Engelthaler & Hills's study. Nor even was "nincompoop". That's what happens when scientists analyse humour I guess.
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Level 59
Aug 25, 2022
Good fun.