the lexicon of words invented by Roald Dahl, who is a British novelist, short story writer, poet, and screenwriter. The words are found across his literature and explain meaning when Dahl’s dreamworld transcends normal adjectives
if you gobblefunk with words, you play around with them and invent new words or meanings
the language of the giants
The BFG’s instruction to Sophie: “Don’t gobblefunk around with words.”
As Roald Dahl fans around the globe gear up for the author’s celebration of life event, which also sees some of his invented words being added to the dictionary, many will expectedly be brushing up on their gobblefunk: that unmistakably “Dahlesque” language full of gloriumptiously jumpsquiffling and wondercrump words.