Roald Dahl often makes up his own words. But do other people know what he is talking about? You are going to make up meanings for at least 6 of these words for a special 'Dahl dictionary'.
Which words need meanings?
Below are 6 words from The Enormous Crocodile that you won't find in a normal dictionary.
Read through the book, or take a close look at a double page with a friend. You will find these Dahl words, and others he has made up too. Talk with others about what they might mean.
Select 6 new Dahl words (don't use the ones above).
You can write your word meanings here if you wish.
Click here to go to a
dictionary page. Write your word meanings and then print the page.
© 2002 Department of Education, Tasmania.
Words from 'The Enormous Crocodile' by Roald Dahl used with permission.