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Roald Dahl’s Gobblefunk Words

Roald Dahl was born 100 years ago this month! To celebrate, here are some of our favourite Gobblefunk words!

Biffsquiggled (puzzled or confused)

Frobscottle (the green fizzy drink that giants drink)

Phizz-whizzing (excellent or splendid)

Trogglehumper (the worst nightmare you can have)

Frothbuggling (silly)

Hopscotchy (cheerful)

Crodsquinkled (you been caught out with something)


Rotsome (rotten)

Gruncious (awful)