Kerfuffle Is Shashi Tharoor’s Latest Gift to Twitterverse from the Tharoorsaurus; Know What It Means

Nithya Nair

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor is popular on Twitter for giving his followers as a dose of English language every now and then. His rich English vocabulary often gets praises from social media users including celebrities. His fluency in the language has also earned him the name Tharoorosaurus. In fact, some of the words he made the social media familiar with, are now referred to as 'Tharoorian English' words. And keeping up with the reputation, he has tweeted yet another word and Twitterati like always cannot get over it. This time it is 'Kerfuffle' that grabbed the eyes of social media users and internet is thanking the 'English Man' for adding a new word to their vocabulary of their English language. 'Roorback' is the New Word Taught by Shashi Tharoor and Twitter has Turned Into his Good Students.

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Sharing holiday pictures, Tharoor tweeted saying, "A couple of weeks ago, before all the political kerfuffle in the media, I managed a brief three-day escape to @SonevaFushi in the Maldives. Feels like aeons ago now but I’ve never been on a more perfect getaway. " Kerfuffle means 'a commotion or fuss, especially one caused by conflicting views'. As the tweet went viral, social media users thanked Tharoor for teaching them a new word. However, some pointed out that the 63-year-old often uses words that they don't understand, but most of them took it positively.

Check Out Shashi Tharoor's 'Kerfuffle' Tweet Here:

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Know How to Pronounce Kerfuffle:

Frankly speaking, considering the tough words, Tharoor has taught us in the past, this one seems to be quite an easy one. Some of the few words that Thaorror 'sir' taught us includes lalochezia, farrago, webaqoof and snollygoster, floccinaucinihilipilification and apposite, fatuous and calumny, hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia.