Shakespearean Insults

To construct a Shakespearean insult, combine one word from
each of the three columns below, and preface it with "Thou."
Artless base-court apple-john
Bawdy bat-fowling baggage
Beslubbering beef-witted barnacle
Bootless beetle-headed bladder
Churlish boil-brained boar-pig
Cockered clapper-clawed bugbear
Clouted clay-brained bum-bailey
Craven common-kissing canker-blossom
Currish crook-pated clack-dish
Dankish dismal-dreaming clotpole
Dissembling dizzy-eyed coxcomb
Droning doghearted codpiece
Errant dread-bolted death-token
Fawning earth-vexing dewberry
Fobbing elf-skinned flap-dragon
Froward fat-kidneyed flax-wench
Frothy fen-sucked flirt-gill
Gleeking flap-mouthed foot-licker
Goatish fly-bitten fustilarian
Gorbellied folly-fallen giglet
Impertinent fool-born gudgeon
Infectious full-gorged haggard
Jarring guts-griping harpy
Loggerheaded half-faced hedge-pig
Lumpish hasty-witted horn-beast
Mammering hedge-born hugger-mugger
Mangled hell-hated joithead
Mewling idle-headed lewdster
Paunchy ill-breeding lout
Pribbling ill-nurtured maggot-pie
Puking knotty-pated malt-worm
Puny milk-livered mammet
Qualling motley-minded measle
rank onion-eyed minnow
reeky plume-plucked miscreant
roguish pottle-deep moldwarp
ruttish pox-marked mumble-news
saucy reeling-ripe nut-hook
spleeny rough-hewn pigeon-egg
spongy rude-growing pignut
surly rump-fed puttock
tottering shard-borne pumpion
unmuzzled sheep-biting ratsbane
vain spur-galled scut
venomed swag-bellied skainsmate
villainous tardy-gaited strumpet
warped tickle-brained varlet
wayward toad-spotted vassal

This was sent to me by Beth McConathy, another proud verteran of period 6/7 of the Senior Humanities Class of 97/98.

I also have a list of Shakespeare's Plays, if you're interested.

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