Back in the day – and we’re talking Medieval back-in-the-day for some of these! – they REALLY knew how to dish out an insult. Wouldn’t it be nice to drop a few of these archaic insults into your conversation now..?
One who drawls or speaks indistinctly.
Insignificant or foolish man.
Someone who only ever seems to complain.
Lethargic, fuzzy-minded person.
Fool or a silly person.
Prying person who likes to interfere in other folks’ business.
Person whose ‘stupid conduct results in awkward mistakes’.
Nincompoop – and that’s a good word, too!
One who shirks from work or lazes around.
One who lives beyond their means, or spends extravagantly.
Indecisive, time-wasting ditherer.
Someone who constantly interrupts a conversation, typically only to contradict or correct someone else.
Moocher or sponger.
Swaggering braggart or boaster.
Disorganized or grubby person.
Weak and ineffectual man. (Wandoughty is an old word for impotence, nuff said.)