The Dictionary of Non-Existent Words

Check out this awesome dictionary of sniglets – words that are not in the dictionary but should be. That’s a great source of inspiration to brainstorm new link-bait or a domain name!

A sniglet is a word that should be in the dictionary but isn’t. Sniglets are the brainchild of comedian Rich Hall who, with a little help from his friends, wrote a series of books containing sniglets in the mid-eighties. While Rich Hall invented the word “sniglet” itself, sniglets are actually a long-running popular joke in which people make up their own humorous words to define things or concepts that have no “official” definitions.

Also check out this cool list of worst 100 nonexistent words of all time.


  • Haha a lot of those words would really make a good brandable domain name. If you have a second you may also want to give our new dictionary domain name finder tool a try at The tools finds domain names that are available to register that are domains with just one word that is found in the english dictionary.

    Domain Superstar April 21, 2009
  • A real puzzle:-)
    It is true that a single word domain name that is easily pronounced and are increasingly rare, but thank you god, there are tools on the web that can help us find some names still available!!

    Sara@ branddo December 24, 2014

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