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Which Old-Timey Insult Should You Bring Back?

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Which Old-Timey Insult Should You Bring Back?

You got: strumpet

"Thot" is out and "strumpet" is in! The dictionary defines strumpet as "a female prostitute or a promiscuous woman."

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You got: humgruffin

Why be bitchy when you can be humgruffiny? The dictionary defines humgruffin as "a terrible or repulsive person," so it's less gendered.

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You got: coxcomb

Coxcombs were the fuckboys of yore. The dictionary defines coxcomb as "a vain and conceited man," so think about that next time someone thinks you actually want to see the dick pic they sent you.

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You got: slattern

"Slattern" is really fun to say! The dictionary defines slattern as "a dirty, untidy woman," but feel free to call a dude a slattern and watch his brain melt.

slattern
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You got: pissant

Pissant is defined as "an insignificant or contemptible person or thing," so take your asshole friends down a few notches by undercutting their inflated self-image.

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You got: dillweed

OK, this one isn't as old-timey as the other options, but we need to bring dillweed back! It's so much fun to say.

dillweed
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You got: bufflehead

The best part about calling someone a bufflehead is that they're probably too dumb to know what it means! Technically it's a type of duck, but again, they won't know that.

bufflehead
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You got: chawbacon

A chawbacon is someone who's an uneducated bumpkin. Let it loose on your friendly neighborhood dumbass.

chawbacon
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You got: clapperdudgeon

A clapperdudgeon is someone who's always begging for money. Next time broke-ass Larry asks you for five bucks, tell him what you REALLY think.

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You got: breedbate

A breedbate is defined as "one who breeds or originates quarrels." Looks like the old-timey folk of yore knew what a troll was before we did!

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