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Longest word in English

The publishers of the Oxford English Dictionary quote “loccinaucinihilipilification” (29 letters) as the longest genuine word, followed by “antidisestablishmentarianism (28 letters). According to Oxford, although there are a few other words that are longer, they are mainly technical words or invented for the purpose.

I can now reveal that in fact “smiles” is the longest genuine word in the English language because there is a mile between its first and last letters.

4 Responses to “Longest word in English”

  1. annie says:

    lol,that is true.the longest word in the world is smile.

  2. sunil says:

    I think “my smile” is the longest and brightest word

  3. Matt says:

    but if i wrote ‘Loccinaucinihilipilification’ in mile high letters it’d still be longer than ‘smiles’ lets not be cheesey

  4. sudha says:

    i think SMILES remain the longest word for me as it gives meaning to live long. So smile ………………………….

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