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Shakespearean Insults

(If you are printing this page, select the insults lists and print selected only.)


Some samples:

Thou spongy milk-livered mammet...

Thou spleeny reeling-ripe dewberry...

Thou spleeny swag-bellied nut-hook...

Thou pribbling doghearted whey-face...

Thou unmuzzled rump-fed giglet...


Combine one word from each of the three columns below, prefaced with "Thou":


Column 1                 Column 2                        Column 3

artless                       base-court                      apple-john

bawdy                       bat-fowling                     baggage

beslubbering            beef-witted                      barnacle

bootless                     beetle-headed                 bladder

churlish                     boil-brained                    boar-pig

cockered                    clapper-clawed               bugbear

clouted                      clay-brained                    bum-bailey

craven                       common-kissing             canker-blossom

currish                       crook-pated                    clack-dish

dankish                     dismal-dreaming           clotpole

dissembling              dizzy-eyed                     coxcomb

droning                     doghearted                     codpiece

errant                        dread-bolted                   death-token

fawning                     earth-vexing                   dewberry

fobbing                      elf-skinned                     flap-dragon

froward                     fat-kidneyed                   flax-wench

frothy                         fen-sucked                      flirt-gill

gleeking                    flap-mouthed                  foot-licker

goatish                       fly-bitten                         fustilarian

gorbellied                 folly-fallen                      giglet

impertinent               fool-born                         gudgeon

infectious                   full-gorged                     haggard

jarring                       guts-griping                    harpy

loggerheaded           half-faced                        hedge-pig

lumpish                     hasty-witted                   horn-beast

mammering              hedge-born                     hugger-mugger

mangled                    hell-hated                        jolthead

mewling                    idle-headed                    lewdster

paunchy                     ill-breeding                    lout

pribbling                   ill-nurtured                     maggot-pie

puking                       knotty-pated                 malt-worm

puny                          milk-livered                    mammet

quailing                    motley-minded               measle

rank                           onion-eyed                      minnow

reeky                         plume-plucked                miscreant

roguish                      pottle-deep                      moldwarp

ruttish                       pox-marked                     mumble-news

saucy                         reeling-ripe                     nut-hook

spleeny                      rough-hewn                    pigeon-egg

spongy                      rude-growing                  pignut

surly                          rump-fed                         puttock

tottering                    shard-borne                    pumpion

unmuzzled               sheep-biting                    ratsbane

vain                           spur-galled                     scut

venomed                   swag-bellied                  skainsmate

villainous                  tardy-gaited                   strumpet

warped                      tickle-brained                varlet

wayward                  toad-spotted                   vassal

weedy                       urchin-snouted               whey-face

yeasty                        weather-bitten               wagtail