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Funny Words That Start With H (With Definitions)

Here is a list of funny words that start with H, that may be funny because of:

  • their meaning,
  • they are a synonym for ‘funny’, or
  • simply the complete randomness of the word.

 

Funny Words That Start With H

When we think of funny words that start with H, we think of the classics like ‘ha-ha,’ and ‘hullabaloo.’ But there are many other humorous words that start with H that you may not have heard before….

List of funny words that start with H:

 

Hack: To make minor, often unskilful alterations to something.

Hairball: A clump of fur that is coughed up by certain animals, most commonly cats.

Half-cocked: Acting or done without thoroughness, seriousness, or proper preparation.

Hallelujah: An expression of joy, praise, or thanksgiving to God.

Hal luciferous: Generating illusions; having the power to produce hallucinations in the mind.

Ham-fisted: Clumsy and inept; ungraceful.

Hapless: Unfortunate and unlucky, often in a comical way.

Haplessness: Unfortunate and unlucky; often in a comical way.

Happenstance: A chance occurrence; a fortuitous event.

Harangue: A long, aggressive speech that rebukes or belittles someone.

Harbourage: A place of refuge or safety, such as a port in a storm.

Harlequin: A clown or buffoon in a traditional comic theatre performance.

Harum-scarum: Wild and reckless; carefree and irresponsible.

Haw-haw: A loud, exaggerated chuckle used to express amusement.

Haymaker: A powerful punch thrown in boxing or a fight.

Headbanger: An enthusiastic fan of heavy metal music who headbangs during performances.

Hebetude: Mental dullness; lethargy or listlessness.

Heedlessness: Neglecting to pay attention or take caution; careless and imprudent.

Heinous: Extremely wicked and cruel; evil and despicable.

Hellacious: Extremely bad, unpleasant, or severe.

Hickory: Tough and durable; resistant to wear.

Hidebound: Unwilling to change or adapt; rigidly old-fashioned.

Higgledy-piggledy: A state of confusion or disorder; a jumble.

Highfalutin’: Affectedly grand; pompous and pretentious language.

High jinks: Pranks or mischievous behavior; a wild and spirited fun.

Hilarious: Extremely funny; causing great amusement.

Hoax: A deliberately created false story or prank.

Hobble: To move clumsily or awkwardly, especially due to an injury or impairment.

Hobbledehoy: An awkward, gangly adolescent boy; an inexperienced youth.

Hobnob: To consort with someone; to associate.

Hobnobbed: To consort with someone; to associate.

Hocus-pocus: Meaningless, magical-sounding words used to distract people from the truth.

Hodgepodge: A confused mixture of miscellaneous items or ingredients.

Hoedown: An old-fashioned dance characterized by lively music and enthusiastic dancing.

Hogwash: Nonsense; foolish talk or ideas.

Hoity-toity: Pretentious, overly affected, or snobbish behavior.

Holistic: Relating to the whole, rather than focusing on just one part of something; looking at the entirety of a situation or concept.

Holler: To call out in a loud voice; shout.

Holler-than-thou: Someone who makes exaggerated claims about their knowledge, abilities, or authority over others.

Hooey: Meaningless talk; nonsense.

Hootenanny: A gathering for informal singing, dancing, and entertainment.

Hornswoggle: To deceive or cheat, especially by outwitting or tricking.

Huckaback: A heavy fabric with a rough, bumpy surface.

Huckster: A person who engages in aggressive, showy salesmanship.

Hullabaloo: A loud disturbance or commotion.

Humblebrag: An attempt to draw attention to one’s achievements or talents by couching them in a display of false modesty.

Humbug: Pretentious nonsense; something designed to deceive or mislead.

Humdinger: Something exceptionally good or impressive.

Huzzah: An exclamation of joy, praise, or encouragement.

Hyperbole: An exaggerated statement or claim not meant to be taken literally.

Hysteria: An agitated state of intense emotion, such as fear or excitement.

Hysterical: Uncontrollably funny; causing great hilarity.

 

 

Whether you’re looking for an interesting word to impress your friends, or just wanting to add some humor to your conversations, these words are sure to do the trick.

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