94 Tongue Twisters: Have Fun With Word Games

Tongue twisters, in English, are sentences or phrases that are difficult to articulate correctly, often engaging people, especially children, in a fun challenge. These amusing word games, adored by kids worldwide, involve attempts to speedily repeat them multiple times in succession. For those learning English, tongue twisters offer an enjoyable method to practice particular sounds and perfect pronunciation. The key to mastering a tongue twister is to begin by reciting it slowly, gradually increasing speed. For an amplified challenge, try repeating the tongue twister two or three times consecutively once you've managed to say it all the way through.

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Best Tongue Twisters

Here is a list of our funniest tongue twisters that will make you giggle. These tongue twisters are hilarious and good to practice your English.

funny facts to remember

  1. No need to light a night-light on a light night like tonight.
  2. Eleven elves licked eleven little liquorice lollipops.
  3. How can a clam cram in a clean cream can?
  4. I wish to wash my Irish wristwatch.
  5. Selfish shellfish. Selfish shellfish. Selfish shellfish. Selfish shellfish.
  6. Near a ear, a nearer ear, a nearly eerie ear.
  7. A happy hippo hopped and hiccupped.
  8. He threw three free throws.
  9. English can be understood through tough thorough thought, though.
  10. How many yaks could a yak pack, pack if a yak pack could pack yaks?

Easy Tongue Twisters

Tongue twisters are amusing phrases that challenge our speaking abilities. When said fast, they can cause us to stumble or mispronounce words, resulting in laughter.

  • How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?
  • Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers. How many pickled peppers did Peter Piper pick?
  • Can you can a can as a canner can can a can?
  • She saw Sharif's shoes on the sofa. But was she so sure those were Sharif's shoes she saw?
  • A flea and a fly flew up in a flue.
  • Cooks cook cupcakes quickly.
  • Kitty caught the kitten in the kitchen.
  • Tie twine to three tree twigs.
  • Eddie edited it.
  • The blue bluebird blinks.
  • Sheep should sleep in the shed.
  • Lucky rabbits like to cause a ruckus.
  • Katie caught the kitten in the kitchen.
  • I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!

Tongue Twisters For Kids

Tongue Twisters For Kids are entertaining small tongue twisters that are easy to learn for preschoolers and childs.

  • A big black bug bit a big black dog on his big black nose.
  • Gobbling gargoyles gobbled gobbling goblins.
  • An ape hates grape cakes.
  • A shapeless sash sags slowly.
  • Eleven benevolent elephants.
  • Nine nimble noblemen nibbling nuts.
  • Betty and Bob brought back blue balloons from the big bazaar.
  • Fred fed Ted bread and Ted fed Fred bread?
  • Five frantic frogs fled from fifty fierce fishes.
  • Really leery, rarely Larry.
  • The great Greek grape growers grow great Greek grapes.
  • Fuzzy Wuzzy was a bear. Fuzzy Wuzzy had no hair. Fuzzy Wuzzy wasn't very fuzzy, was he?
  • Give papa a cup of proper coffee in a copper coffee cup.
  • Six slimey snails slid slowly seaward.
  • Swan Swam. Swan swam over the sea, swim, swan, swim! Swan swam back again well swum, swan.

Tongue Twisters For Adults

Challenging tongue twisters for adults that can be clean or dirty, and not so short. They include dark humor and are suitable for couples to have fun.

  • I slit a sheet, a sheet I slit. Upon the slitted sheet I sit. The Duluth police dismisseth us.
  • Denise sees the fleece, Denise sees the fleas. At least Denise could sneeze and feed and freeze the fleas.
  • To sit in solemn silence in a dull dark dock, in a pestilential prison with a life long lock, awaiting the sensation of a short sharp shock, from a cheap and chippy chopper on a big black block.
  • There those thousand thinkers were thinking how did the other three thieves go through. How much pot, could a pot roast roast, if a pot roast could roast pot.
  • Silly Simon’s sitting in a shoe shine shop. Where he sits he shines, and where he shines he sits.
  • Gertie’s great-grandma grew aghast at Gertie’s grammar.
  • Rory the warrior and Roger the worrier were reared wrongly in a rural brewery.
  • Lesser leather never weathered wetter weather better.
  • A skunk sat on a stump and thunk the stump stunk, but the stump thunk the skunk stunk.
  • Send toast to ten tense stout saints’ ten tall tents.
  • Wayne went to wales to watch walruses.
  • How many berries could a bare berry carry, if a bare berry could carry berries? Well, they can’t carry berries (which could make you very wary) but a bare berry carried is more scary!
  • You know New York, you need New York, you know you need unique New York
  • Fresh French fried fly fritters.

Long Tongue Twister

Long tongue twister words that will most probably get you rolling on the floor with laughter. Some use alliteration, while others will make your swear.

  • A tutor who tooted the flute tried to teach two young tooters to toot. Said the two to the tutor, 'Is it harder to toot, or to tutor two tooters to toot?'
  • Betty bought a bit of butter but the butter was bitter but Betty bought a bit of better butter to make the bitter butter a better butter
  • I'm not a pheasant plucker. I'm the pheasant plucker’s son. And I only plucking pheasants. Till the pheasant plucker comes. Can you imagine an imaginary manager. Managing an imaginary menagerie.
  • Brisk brave brigadiers brandished broad bright blades, blunderbusses, and bludgeons—balancing them badly.
  • If you must cross a course cross cow across a crowded cow crossing, cross the cross coarse cow across the crowded cow crossing carefully.
  • I thought a thought. But the thought I thought wasn’t the thought I thought I thought. If the thought I thought I thought had been the thought I thought, I wouldn’t have thought I thought.
  • If practice makes perfect and perfect needs practice, I’m perfectly practiced and practically perfect.
  • Of all the felt I ever felt, I never felt a piece of felt which felt as fine as that felt felt, when first I felt that felt hat’s felt.
  • Theophilus Thistle, the Thistle Sifter, Sifted a sieve of unsifted thistles. If Theophilus Thistle, the Thistle Sifter, Sifted a sieve of unsifted thistles, Where is the sieve of un-sifted thistles Theophilus Thistle, the Thistle Sifter, sifted?
  • All I want is a proper cup of coffee, made in a proper copper coffee pot. You can believe it or not, but I just want a cup of coffee, in a proper copper coffee pot! Tin coffee pots or iron coffee pots are of no use to me! If I can't have a proper cup of coffee in a proper copper coffee pot, I'll have a cup of tea!
  • When a doctor doctors a doctor, does the doctor doing the doctoring doctor as the doctor being doctored wants to be doctored or does the doctor doing the doctoring doctor as he wants to doctor?

Hard Tongue Twister

What is the hardest tongue twisters? Here are the top 10 hardest short tongue twisters to say fast and improve diction.

  • Pad kid poured curd pulled cod.
  • I wish to wish the wish you wish to wish, but if you wish the wish the witch wishes, I won’t wish the wish you wish to wish.
  • The 33 thieves thought that they thrilled the throne throughout Thursday.
  • Any noise annoys an oyster but a noisy noise annoys an oyster more.
  • The sixth sick sheik’s sixth sheep’s sick.
  • Can you can a canned can into an un-canned can like a canner can can a canned can into an un-canned can?
  • Six sick hicks nick six slick bricks with picks and sticks.
  • Imagine an imaginary menagerie manager managing an imaginary menagerie
  • Which witch switched the Swiss wristwatches?
  • She sells seashells by the seashore.

Tongue Twisters in Spanish (trabalenguas)

Funny tongue twisters in Spanish that come in all forms and from all across the Spanish-speaking world.

  • De generación en generación las generaciones se degeneran con mayor degeneración.
  • Pablito tenía un palito, un palito pedí a Pablito , Pablito me dio un palito y sin palito quedo Pablito, porque Pablito me dio el palito que yo le pedí a Pablito.
  • Tres tristes tigres tragan trigo de un trigal, en sus tres tristes trastes los tres tristes tigres tragarán.
  • Cuando cuentes cuentos, cuenta cuantos cuentos cuentas; si no cuentas cuantos cuentos cuentas, ¿cómo sabrás cuantos cuentos cuentas?
  • Pancha plancha con cuatro planchas, ¿con cuantas planchas plancha Pancha?
  • Una cabritilla ética, palética, muda, peluda y pararampampluda, parió siete cabritillas éticas, paléticas mudas, peludas y pararampampludas. Si no hubiera sido por la cabritilla ética, palética, muda, peluda y pararampampluda, no habrían nacido siete cabritillas éticas, paléticas, mudas, peludas y pararampampludas.
  • Dicen que el dicho no está bien dicho porque bien dicho tú no lo has dicho.
  • De qué me sirve que me quiera quien no quiero que me quiera, si el que quiero que me quiera no me quiere como quiero que me quiera. Dices que te quiero poco, ¿Quieres que te quiera más?, te quiero más que me quieres, ¿Qué más quieres?¿Quieres más?
  • Parra tenía una perra y Guerra tenía una parra, la perra de Parra subió a la parra de Guerra, Guerra pegó con la gorra a la perra de Parra y Parra le dijo a Guerra: Oiga usted, por qué le pegó con la gorra a la perra de Parra?
  • El volcán de Parangaricutirimícuaro se quiere desparangaricutirimicuarizar; el que lo desparangaricutirimicuarice, buen desparangaricutirimicuarizador será.

Tongue Twisters in Portuguese (Trava-Línguas)

Funny tongue twisters in Portuguese that come in all forms and from all across the Portuguese-speaking world.

  • Num ninho de mafagafos há sete mafagafinhos. Quando a mafagafa gafa, gafam os sete mafagafinhos.
  • Trazei três pratos de trigo para três tigres tristes comerem.
  • A aranha arranha a rã. A rã arranha a aranha. Nem a aranha arranha a rã. Nem a rã arranha a aranha.
  • O rato roeu a rica roupa do rei de Roma! A rainha raivosa rasgou o resto e depois resolveu remendar!
  • O tempo perguntou ao tempo quanto tempo o tempo tem, o tempo respondeu ao tempo que o tempo tem o tempo que o tempo tem.
  • Sabendo o que sei e sabendo o que sabes e o que não sabes e o que não sabemos, ambos saberemos se somos sábios, sabidos ou simplesmente saberemos se somos sabedores.
  • Em rápido rapto, um rápido rato raptou três ratos sem deixar rastros.
  • Olha o sapo dentro do saco. O saco com o sapo dentro. O sapo batendo papo e o papo soltando o vento.
  • Fala, arara loura. A arara loura falará.
  • Concluímos que chegamos à conclusão que não concluímos nada. Por isso, conclui-se que a conclusão será concluída quando todas tiverem concluído que já é tempo de concluir uma conclusão.