Top Ten Fancy Words with Simple MeaningsThese are fancy variants of common words or words with simple meanings; just an idea for poetry or literature. It's not really recommended you use these words in an everyday conversation as you will most likely to confuse someone with such unfamiliar vocabulary.
An uncommon word alternative for fish, pronounced the same way, or it could be silent. It is often jokingly used and represents how illogical the English language is.
This is the only word in the top ten on this list that actually sounds fancy and not just weird. Also, the only one, other than natation, that I have actually heard used more than once.
A fancy word for the color light blue, as in a cerulean sky. A pretty wise choice for a word for describing the appeal of things.
A fancy word for laughing, often loudly.
Pretty much a complicated and very fancy word for describing something as beautiful. This is quite a "beautiful" way to confuse someone in everyday conversation.
The weather today is quite pulchritudinous, isn't it?
An invented long word meaning a lung disease caused by inhaling very fine ash and sand dust.
...Yeah, I'm not even going to try to pronounce this. It's probably just another word for "bob."
This will take me forever to remember how to spell this.
Meaning an archaic term for someone who is addicted to alcohol.
I know this one from the Bible.
A fancy word to describe someone as dull, or tired/lethargic.
Definitely using this one, as it describes me.
A very fancy word to describe someone as insane or mad.
Know this one from Rucka.
Literally means swimming.
A ridiculously long word that simply means to describe something as spectacular. It is one of the most iconic long words, thanks to the movie Mary Poppins.
A fancy word for tasteless, immodest, or used to describe someone as insensitive.
A fancy term for the word "breathe." Quite a wise word for writing a short story.
Meaning something is considered a waste of time, or in other words, pointless, despite giving the illusion of the opposite.
Used to describe someone as shy or timid.
Heard this one many times.
You might first assume this word is associated with "bombs," literally, but it is a fancy way to say as if someone is humming something.
Septuagenarian is a word describing anyone who is between the ages of 70-79, in other words, people in their 70s.
It means to drink, as in "I think I'll quaff a stein" (drink a beer).