Cool Words For Gamers: Tablinghouse – Tutmouth

This week, I am trenchant in my use of cool words for gamers and my brain is a mighty thew!

By William McAusland (Outland Arts)
By William McAusland (Outland Arts)


Last week, I tackled the “S” words. This week, we hurl ourselves into the Ts!:

  • Tablinghouse a gambling house
  • Tabescent wasting or withering away
  • Tantivy in a headlong dash; at a gallop
  • Tatterdemalion a ragged person whose clothes are nearly in tatters
  • Temerarious marked by temerity; rashly or presumptuously daring
  • Temerity rashness or boldness
  • Tenebrous gloomy, shadowy or dark
  • Terpsichorean of or related to dancing
  • Thaumaturge a wonder-worker, a miracle man or magician
  • Theeked thatch, cover
  • Theoplasm the stuff of which gods are made
  • Theow a servant, slave
  • Theurgy describes the practise of rituals sometimes seen as magical in nature performed with the intention of invoking the actions or evoking the presence of one or more gods
  • Thew a muscle or sinew, especially if strong or well-developed
  • Thigging begging
  • Thurification the act of burning incense or of filling a room with the fumes of burning incense
  • Torpid apathetic, sluggish
  • Torpor a state of mental and motor inactivity with partial or total insensibility
  • Transmogrify to change or alter greatly and often with grotesque or humorous effect
  • Trantles articles of little value
  • Trenchant keen, sharp; vigorously effective and articulate
  • Threnody a song of lamentation for the dead; elergy
  • Truandal beggars or camp followers
  • Turbary the ancient right to cut turf, or peat, for fuel on a particular area of bog
  • Turngiddy dizzy
  • Tutmouth having protruding lips or a projecting lower jaw

More Cool Words?

Do you know other cool, but odd, words beginning with the letter “T”? If you do, share them in the comments below and add to your fellow gamers’ vocabulary!

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Creighton is the publisher at Raging Swan Press and the designer of the award winning adventure Madness at Gardmore Abbey. He has designed many critically acclaimed modules such as Retribution and Shadowed Keep on the Borderlands and worked with Wizards of the Coast, Paizo, Expeditious Retreat Press, Rite Publishing and Kobold Press.

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