Do You Have Hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia? Know Meaning and Pronunciation of Word in Shashi Tharoor’s Latest Tweet
Shashi Tharoor (Photo Credits: Shashi Tharoor Twitter)

If you are still figuring out how to pronounce 'Floccinaucinihilipilification', Shashi Tharoor has already tweeted the next longword putting Twitterati in a fix. The new word is a sarcastic apology to social media users for giving them a tough word yesterday while introducing his new book 'The Paradoxical Prime Minister'. He tweeted saying, "I'm sorry if one of my tweets y'day gave rise to an epidemic of hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia!"

He also tweeted the meaning of hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia making it easy for its followers. Tharoor in his tweet further reads, "Don't bother looking it up: it's just a word describing a fear of long words." He also assured his followers, that his new book on Prime Minister Narendra Modi "contains no words longer than Paradoxical!"

On Wednesday, he had tweeted saying, "My new book, THE PARADOXICAL PRIME MINISTER, is more than just a 400-page exercise in floccinaucinihilipilification. Pre-order it to find out why!" Floccinaucinihilipilification Is the New F-Word From Shashi Tharoor’s Dictionary! Know the Meaning & How to Pronounce It.

Check out his tweet below:

Here is what he tweeted yesterday:

Here's a funny video that will teach you the right pronunciation of hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia:

Tharoor or 'the man of words' is credited with educating Twitterati some beautiful English words. While the Congres MP was always known for his choice of words, it is one of his tweets that made him the English teacher on Twitter. Accusing a journalist Tharoor had tweeted saying, "Exasperating farrago of distortions, misrepresentations&outright lies being broadcast by an unprincipled showman masquerading as a journalist." During interviews, when Tharoor is asked about his love of words, he has always maintained that he doesn't do it on purpose and is quite natural.