Try to Identify These Old-Timey Words and Phrases

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Try to Identify These Old-Timey Words and Phrases
The spoken language changes so quickly that many people simply can't catch up and track all the changes. New words appear almost every day, and old ones are quickly forgotten. Let's see if you can guess what these words and phrases from the past mean!

Stodgy

ungenerous

boring

laborious

suspicious

Thrice

a small grain

three times

a type of sonnet

a plague

Scurrilous

tidy

evil

quick

mousy

Folderol

kitchen goods

cough syrup

a desert

useless ornament

Bedlam

a peaceful place

a dance party

an uproar

a hotel

Pine overcoat

a coffin

an eco-friendly jacket

a type of stain

an evergreen forest

Codswallop

untrue

a beating

a type of cottage

a young cow

Damsel

a rare flower

an old woman

an unmarried woman

someone in danger

You're the berries!

old

ugly

pleasant

expensive

Abercrombie

clothing store

know-it-all

hottie

bad flirt

Humbuggery

expensive

waste of time

deceit

a war on Christmas

Applesauce

liquor

funny

marriage

absurd

Khaki wacky

an insane person

boy crazy

a playground game

a disease

Jiggery-pokery

lude behavior

trickery

attitude

a British dish

Fiddle-faddle

nonsense

a card game

a no-good person

popcorn

Adept of innovations

You are of the opinion that everything old should be forgotten as soon as something new appears. Therefore, you are unfamiliar with many of the words from this test. But you've definitely discovered a lot of new information. So don't stop, this is a very interesting topic! Send this quiz to your friends, let's see if they can do it better!

History and modernity

You are interested in the history of the language you speak. But you don't forget about new words and phrases. Therefore, your speech perfectly combines words from past eras and fashionable modern phrases! Send this quiz to your friends, let's see if they can do it better!

History buff

You are interested in the history of the language you speak. You are a lover of the language of Shakespeare and in the truest sense. So you know the meaning of words and phrases from the past like no one else. Such knowledge is impressive! Send this quiz to your friends, let's see if they can do it better!