Culture Words That Definitely Should Be Real... But Aren't  

Lauren Slocum
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List Rules Funny fake terms that should be officially adopted by dictionaries everywhere.

What if you could add your own made-up words to the dictionary? Good news folks - now you can add them to this Ranker dictionary! This is your very own list of words that should definitely be words, but aren't considered true words by the rest of the world. But who cares what they think! These words are convenient, thought-provoking, humorous, and above all, these specialty locutions are descriptive words that haven't made it into the general lexicon (yet). 

Every group of friends or family develops their own slang. You've probably been sitting on some snazzy letter blends, so now's your chance to share those words with world! Enlighten the rest of us by adding your favorite non-words to this list. Next up: we contact Webster.

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Hangry is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Words That Definitely Should Be Real... But Aren't
Hangry (adj) When you're so hungry, you're consumed by an unfavorable rage.

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Askhole is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Words That Definitely Should Be Real... But Aren't
Askhole (n) Someone who asks too many stupid questions.

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Eargasm is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Words That Definitely Should Be Real... But Aren't
Eargasm (n) A state of euphoria and enchantment induced by listening to amazing music.

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Floordrobe is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Words That Definitely Should Be Real... But Aren't
Floordrobe (n) The clean pile of clothes that accumulates on the floor due to compulsively changing your outfit.

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Textpectation is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Words That Definitely Should Be Real... But Aren't
Textpectation (n) The anticipation you feel when waiting for a response to a text message.

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Afterclap is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Words That Definitely Should Be Real... But Aren't
Afterclap (n) The person who claps after everyone else has stopped.

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Destinesia is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Words That Definitely Should Be Real... But Aren't
Destinesia (adj) When you arrive at a place and completely forget why you went there in the first place.

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Huggling is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Words That Definitely Should Be Real... But Aren't
Huggling (v) When hugging meets snuggling and turns into one big puddle of love and affection. 

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Epiphanot is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Words That Definitely Should Be Real... But Aren't
Epiphanot (n) When someone has an idea that seems amazing, but turns out to be meaningless and unrealistic.

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Unibro is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Words That Definitely Should Be Real... But Aren't
Unibro (n) When a group of bros stand close and dress so similarly they begin to blur into one person.

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Unlightening is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Words That Definitely Should Be Real... But Aren't
Unlightening (v) Learning something that actually makes you dumber.

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Textual is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Words That Definitely Should Be Real... But Aren't
Textual (adj) 1. When two people communicate solely via text messaging; 2. Sending cryptic and flirty text messages.

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Amazonesia is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Words That Definitely Should Be Real... But Aren't
Amazonesia (n) When an Amazon package you completely forgot about arrives at your door.

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Unkeyboardinated is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Words That Definitely Should Be Real... But Aren't
Unkeyboardinated (adj) When a person cannot type on their keyboard or phone without making endless mistakes.

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Youniverse is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Words That Definitely Should Be Real... But Aren't
Youniverse (n) A person's special plane of existence in which they are solely focusing on their own well-being.

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Internest is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Words That Definitely Should Be Real... But Aren't
Internest (n) The nest of blankets and pillows you collect while marathoning the Internet.

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Confuzzled is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Words That Definitely Should Be Real... But Aren't
1526428693126 added Confuzzled

(v) When the confused is for real!

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Braternal is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Words That Definitely Should Be Real... But Aren't
Braternal (adj) When you've known your bros for so long, they become an extension of your family. 

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Nopular is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Words That Definitely Should Be Real... But Aren't
Nopular (adj) When someone thinks they're well-liked and well-received, but in reality they're unpopular.

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Selfician is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Words That Definitely Should Be Real... But Aren't
Selfician (n) A person who takes lots of selfies and can make themselves look good regardless of reality.

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Clompterflof is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Words That Definitely Should Be Real... But Aren't
1526428693126 added Clompterflof

(v) When you are confused and when you ask a question and they try to explain but you get even more confused. 

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Beerboarding is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Words That Definitely Should Be Real... But Aren't
Beerboarding

(v) Taking a coworker out to happy hour with the intention of getting them drunk and spilling their secrets.

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Cockflocking is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Words That Definitely Should Be Real... But Aren't
Cockflocking (v) When the male to female ratio is skewed and one man gets more female attention than he can handle.

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Memorasy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Words That Definitely Should Be Real... But Aren't
Memorasy (n) When you remember something happening in a more favorable and fantastic way than it really did.

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Unbarrassed is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Words That Definitely Should Be Real... But Aren't
Unbarrassed (adj) Acting like you're embarrassed when you're really not.

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Hangunder is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Words That Definitely Should Be Real... But Aren't
Hangunder (n) The second day of a two-day hangover. 

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Snoot is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Words That Definitely Should Be Real... But Aren't
Snoot (n) A mixture of dirt and snot that results when you blow your nose after camping or being at a festival.

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Highatus is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Words That Definitely Should Be Real... But Aren't
Highatus (n) When a stoner abstains from smoking weed for an extended period of time. 

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Trampage is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Words That Definitely Should Be Real... But Aren't
Trampage (n) When the tramps in your neighborhood get drunk or rowdy and start making a scene.

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Interdude is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Words That Definitely Should Be Real... But Aren't
Interdude (n) 1. The guy you date while you're on a break with your boyfriend. 2. A rebound fling.

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Instaglam is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Words That Definitely Should Be Real... But Aren't
Instaglam (n) A bewildering magnetism achieved by totally normal people on Instagram.