50 Words That Sound Insanely Dirty (But Actually Aren't) 
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50 Words That Sound Insanely Dirty (But Actually Aren’t) 

Ask Reddit has pointed out some words that sound suspiciously dirty.

1. Spermophile – A terrestrial burrowing rodent; ground squirrel.

2. Uvula – a fleshy extension at the back of the soft palate which hangs above the throat.

3. Pusillanimous – showing a lack of courage or determination; timid.

4. Shuttlecock – struck with rackets in the games of badminton and battledore.

5. Dongle – a small device able to be connected to and used with a computer, especially to allow access to wireless broadband or use of protected software.

6. Bunghole – the side of a wine barrel.

7. Sexigenerian – a person in their 60s.

8. Angina – chest pain on the left side associated, usually, with exercise.

9. Diphthong – a sound formed by the combination of two vowels in a single syllable, in which the sound begins as one vowel and moves toward another.

10. Titular – holding or constituting a purely formal position or title without any real authority.

11. Formication – the sensation of bugs crawling on your skin.

12. Weenus – the loose skin covering the outside of the elbow joint.

13. Spelunking – exploration of caves.

14. Interrobang – a non-standard punctuation mark.

15. Matriculate – be enrolled at a college or university.

16. Sextuple – consisting of six parts or things.

17. Defenestration – to throw someone out of a window.

18. Fiddling – annoyingly trivial or petty.

19. Prostrate – lying facedown on the ground.

20. Bangkok – a location.

21. Succumb – fail to resist pressure, temptation, or some other negative force.

22. Poop deck – the aftermost and highest deck of a ship.

23. Skinflint – a person who spends as little money as possible; a miser.

24. Tittup – to move with jerky or exaggerated movements.

25. Pussyfoot – act in a cautious or noncommittal way.

26. Orogeny – a process in which a section of the earth’s crust is folded and deformed by lateral compression to form a mountain range.

27. Penal – relating to, used for, or prescribing the punishment of offenders under the legal system.

28. Plethora – a large or excessive amount.

29. Cockpit – a compartment for the pilot.

30. Cumin – the aromatic seeds of a plant of the parsley family.

31. Nepotism – the practice among those with power or influence of favoring relatives or friends, especially by giving them jobs.

32. Mukluk – a soft boot worn by Eskimos.

33. Philately – the collection and study of postage stamps.

34. Panini – a sandwich made with Italian bread, usually toasted.

35. Fuddrucker’s – an American fast casual, franchised restaurant chain.

36. Spotted dick – a suet pudding containing currants.

37. Crepuscular – animals that are active at twilight.

38. Petcock – the drain valve on a radiator.

39. Moist – slightly wet.

40. Woodcock – a woodland bird of the sandpiper family, with a long bill, brown camouflaged plumage, and a distinctive display flight.

41. Uranus – a planet.

42. Caulk – a waterproof filler and sealant, used in building work and repairs.

43. Succotash – an American dish of corn and lima beans cooked together.

44. Thespian – relating to drama and the theater.

45. Pianist – a person who plays the piano.

46. Hooch – alcoholic liquor.

47. Kumquat – an orange-like fruit related to the citruses, with an edible sweet rind and acid pulp.

48. Manhole – a small covered opening in a floor, pavement, or other surface to allow a person to enter, especially an opening in a city street leading to a sewer.

49. Fornication – an arched ceiling.

50. Masticate – chew food. TC mark

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