Welcome to the site for the coolest words found in the English language. If you know of any cool words that are not already on this site be sure to submit them. Please feel free to vote on the coolest words and leave your comments. Below are the most recent cool words submissions.

Bumbershoot

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The old country word for umbrella. It can also be called a brolly, parapluie, or sunshade. Why do we use 'umbrella' anyways, when we would say, "Do you have your brolly along today, Mrs. Hornes?"

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Megalomania

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Megalomania describes delusional fantasies of wealth, power and omnipotence. A person who suffers from megalomania is a megalomaniac.

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Prestidigitation

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This means the performance of magic. It is a pretty cool word that a lot of people don't know.

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Obfuscation

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Obfuscation is when you intentionally make something more complicated than it needs to be. The word is often used in the phrase "Eschew obfuscation" which basically means to avoid confusion. Ironic huh?

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Chimera

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A chimera in mythology was a fire breathing animal that was a combination of parts from different creatures. Now it can be used to describe something with disparate parts. Or in a literal sense in modern genetics.

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Juggernaut

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A juggernaut is a massive unstoppable force that crushes everything in its path, so that is pretty cool.

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Spelunking

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This is one of those words that is just fun to say. Spelunking is the sport of cave diving. So not only it is a cool word it is also the word for something cool.

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Salacious

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This word is a little spicy, but it is good to know. It means something that is sexually appealing. It can also refer to someone who is lustful or lewd.

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Nemesis

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This is a pretty common word but it is so cool. I means more than just a person's enemy. It is like your worst enemy, your opposite who is always trying to foil your plans. It also makes a cool name for s Star Trek movie!

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Officious

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An officious is someone who offers there help when it is not needed and has not even been asked for.

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