315 Best Tongue Twisters (Easy, Hard, Funny, for Kids)

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Tongue Twisters for Adults

  1. She stood on the balcony, inexplicably mimicking him hiccuping, and amicably welcoming him in.
  2. Roberta ran rings around the Roman ruins.
  3. A skunk sat on a stump and thunk the stump stunk, but the stump thunk the skunk stunk.
  4. Send toast to ten tense stout saints’ ten tall tents.
  5. Nine nice night nurses nursing nicely
  6. So, this is the sushi chef
  7. Something in a thirty-acre thermal thicket of thorns and thistles thumped and thundered threatening the three-D thoughts of Matthew the thug – although, theatrically, it was only the thirteen-thousand thistles and thorns through the underneath of his thigh that the thirty-year-old thug thought of that morning.
  8. There was a fisherman named Fisher, who fished for some fish in a fissure. Till a fish with a grin, pulled the fisherman in. Now they’re fishing the fissure for Fisher.
  9. A skunk sat on a stump. The stump thought the skunk stunk. The skunk thought the stump stunk What stunk the skunk or the stump?
  10. To sit in solemn silence in a dull dark dock, In a pestilential prison with a life long lock, Awaiting the sensation of a short sharp shock, From a cheap and chippy chopper on a big black block.
  11. But did my neat knickers but need to be kneed, I then should have need of your needles indeed.
  12. How many sheets could a sheet-slitter slit if a sheet-slitter could slit sheets?
  13. Six sick hicks nick six slick bricks with picks and sticks.
  14. A skunk sat on a stump and thunk the stump stunk, but the stump thunk the skunk stunk
  15. Any noise annoys an oyster but a noisy noise annoys an oyster more.
  16. Lesser leather never weathered wetter weather better.
  17. Fred fed Ted bread and Ted fed Fred bread.
  18. Extant insects snicker at extinct insect’s instincts.
  19. Three fleas sneeze when freezy breeze made three trees freeze.
  20. I slit the sheet, the sheet I slit, and on the slitted sheet I sit.
  21. “Due to the dew, Joe decided to cede the seed,” said Mr. Sid.
  22. Rory the warrior and Roger the worrier were reared wrongly in a rural brewery.
  23. Send toast to ten tense stout saints’ ten tall tents.
  24. The sixth sick sheik’s sixth sheep’s sick.
  25. Scissors sizzle, thistles sizzle.
  26. One-one was a race horse.
    Two-two was one too.
    One-one won one race.
    Two-two won one too.
  27. Picky people pick Peter Pan Peanut-Butter, ’tis the peanut-butter picky people pick.
  28. The Smothers brothers’ father’s mother’s brothers are the Smothers brothers’ mother’s father’s other brothers.
  29. These thousand tricky tongue twisters trip thrillingly off the tongue.
  30. She saw Sharif’s shoes on the sofa. But was she so sure those were Sharif’s shoes she saw?
  31. Frivolously fanciful Fannie fried fresh fish furiously.
  32. Ingenious iguanas improvising an intricate impromptu on impossibly-impractical instruments.
  33. A loyal warrior will rarely worry why we rule.
  34. Amidst the mists and coldest frosts,
    With stoutest wrists and loudest boasts,
    He thrusts his fists against the posts,
    And still insists he sees the ghosts.
  35. Top chopstick shops stock top chopsticks.
  36. If you must cross a coarse, cross cow across a crowded cow crossing, cross the cross, coarse cow across the crowded cow crossing carefully.
  37. Silly Sally swiftly shooed seven silly sheep. The seven silly sheep Silly Sally shooed shilly-shallied south. These sheep shouldn’t sleep in a shack; sheep should sleep in a shed.
  38. English can be understood through tough thorough thought, though.
  39. To sit in solemn silence in a dull, dark dock in a pestilential prison with a life-long lock, awaiting the sensation of a short, sharp shock from a cheap and chippy chopper with a big, black block.
  40. Knit this net with neat knots. Knots that are not neat are not the knots this net needs.
Tongue Twisters for Adults

Tongue Twisters for Kids

  1. He threw three balls.
  2. The blue bluebird blinks.
  3. Betty’s big bunny bobbled by the blueberry bush.
  4. Little Lillian lets lazy lizards lie along the lily pads.
  5. Rubber baby buggy bumpers.
  6. Red lorry, yellow lorry.
  7. Six sticky skeletons.
  8. Fresh French fried fly fritters
  9. Smelly shoes and socks shock sisters.
  10. Seashells by the seashore
  11. Elizabeth has eleven elves in her elm tree.
  12. I looked right at Larry’s rally and left in a hurry.
  13. Four fine fresh fish for you
  14. Birdie birdie in the sky laid a turdie in my eye.
  15. If cows could fly, I’d have a cow pie in my eye.
  16. A box of biscuits, a box of mixed biscuits, and a biscuit mixer
  17. He thrusts his fists against the posts and still insists he sees the ghosts.
  18. Any noise annoys an oyster but a noisy noise annoys an oyster more
  19. Six sick hicks nick six slick bricks with picks and sticks
  20. A big black bear sat on a big black rug.
  21. Flash message.
  22. We surely shall see the sun shine soon
  23. Five frantic frogs fled from fifty fierce fishes.
  24. Cooks look at cookbooks while cooking.
  25. Four furious friends fought for the phone.
  26. Spread it thick, say it quick. 
  27. Divers dive deep. 
  28. Give papa a cup of proper coffee in a copper coffee cup.
  29. He threw three free throws.
  30. Shelly sheared sheep.
  31. Greek grapes, Greek grapes, Greek grapes.
  32. Can clams cram cans of candy?
  33. Selfish Shellfish 
  34. If a dog chews shoes, whose shoes does he choose?
  35. Six sticky skeletons.
  36. Lucky rabbits like to cause a ruckus.
  37. Twelve twins twirled twelve twigs.
  38. Billybob blabbered boldly. 
  39. Follow the fellow. 
  40. Light the night light tonight.
  41. We surely shall see the sunshine soon.
  42. She sees cheese.
  43. Kitty caught the kitten in the kitchen.
  44. Truly rural
  45. I scream, you scream, we all scream, for ice cream!
  46. Scissors sizzle, thistles sizzle. 
  47. Daddy draws doors.
  48. Zebras zig and zebras zag.
  49. Four fine fresh fish for you.
  50. Fred fed Ted bread and Ted fed Fred bread.

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Tongue Twisters

Hard Tongue Twisters

  1. Can you can a canned can into an un-canned can like a canner can can a canned can into an un-canned can?
  2. Imagine an imaginary menagerie manager managing an imaginary menagerie.
  3. The sixth sick sheikh’s sixth sheep’s sick.
  4. If you must cross a course cross cow across a crowded cow crossing, cross the cross coarse cow across the crowded cow crossing carefully.
  5. Betty bought a bit of butter. But the butter Betty bought was bitter. So Betty bought a better butter, and it was better than the butter Betty bought before.
  6. The 33 thieves thought that they thrilled the throne throughout Thursday.
  7. Rory the warrior and Roger the worrier were reared wrongly in a rural brewery.
  8. A skunk sat on a stump and thunk the stump stunk, but the stump thunk the skunk stunk.
  9. A loyal warrior will rarely worry why we rule.
  10. Pad kid poured curd pulled cod.
  11. Brisk brave brigadiers brandished broad bright blades, blunderbusses, and bludgeons—balancing them badly.
  12. Six sick hicks nick six slick bricks with picks and sticks.
  13. Thirty-three thirsty, thundering thoroughbreds thumped Mr. Thurber on Thursday.
  14. A synonym for cinnamon is a cinnamon synonym.
  15. Send toast to ten tense stout saints’ ten tall tents.
  16. Pad kid poured curd pulled cod.
  17. A tutor who tooted the flute tried to teach two young tooters to toot. Said the two to the tutor, ‘Is it harder to toot, or to tutor two tooters to toot?
  18. Rory the warrior and Roger the worrier were reared wrongly in a rural brewery.
  19. If two witches were watching two watches: which witch would watch which watch?
  20. The bottom of the butter bucket is the buttered bucket bottom.
  21. Susie works in a shoeshine shop. Where she shines, she sits, and where she sits, she shines.
  22. A skunk sat on a stump and thunk the stump stunk, but the stump thunk the skunk stunk.
  23. I thought a thought. But the thought I thought wasn’t the thought I thought I thought. If the thought I thought I thought had been the thought I thought, I wouldn’t have thought so much.
  24. Which wristwatches are Swiss wristwatches?
  25. Can you can a canned can into an un-canned can like a canner can can a canned can into an un-canned can?
  26. Imagine an imaginary menagerie manager managing an imaginary menagerie
  27. Rory the warrior and Roger the worrier were reared wrongly in a rural brewery
  28. If you must cross a course cross cow across a crowded cow crossing, cross the cross coarse cow across the crowded cow crossing carefully.
  29. Brisk brave brigadiers brandished broad bright blades, blunderbusses, and bludgeons — balancing them badly.
  30. Betty bought butter but the butter was bitter, so Betty bought better butter to make the bitter butter better.
  31. These thousand tricky tongue twisters trip thrillingly off the tongue.
  32. Through three cheese trees three free fleas flew.
    While these fleas flew, freezy breeze blew.
    Freezy breeze made these three trees freeze.
    Freezy trees made these trees’ cheese freeze.
    That’s what made these three free fleas sneeze.
  33. I slit a sheet, a sheet, I slit.
    Upon a slitted sheet, I sit.
  34. Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers
    A peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked
    If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers
    Where’s the peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked?
  1. Shirley said she’d sell her shell.
    “Surely I’ll shortly sell.” She said.
    She should say she’s sold her when if her shell she sells.
  2. She sells sea shells by the sea shore. The shells that she sells are sea shells I’m sure.
  3. I saw Susie sitting in a shoe shine shop.
    Where she sits she shines, and where she shines she sits.
  4. A tutor who tooted the flute
    Tried to tutor two tooters to toot
    Said the two to the tutor
    “Is it tougher to toot
    Or to tutor two tooters to toot?”
  5. Three thin thinkers thinking thick thoughtful thoughts.
  6. How much ground would a groundhog hog, if a groundhog could hog ground? A groundhog would hog all the ground he could hog, if a groundhog could hog ground.
  7. The two Tibble twins tied tiny twine to twelve teachers’ tipping trek tents.
  8. Knit this net with neat knots. Knots that are not neat are not the knots this net needs.
  9. Should she shut summer shutters slowly or should she shut summer shutters swiftly?
  10. Six snakes sniffed six sticks. The snakes sniffed so softly that their sniffing seemed silent. Soon their soft sniffing stopped. Then the six snakes that sniffed the six sticks simply slithered away.
  11. The seething sea ceaseth, and thus the seething sea sufficeth us.
Hard Tongue Twisters

Funny Tongue Twisters

  1. Birdie birdie in the sky laid a turdie in my eye.
    If cows could fly I’d have a cow pie in my eye.
  2. Purple paper people, purple paper people.
  3. I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!
  4. Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious
  5. Fuzzy Wuzzy was a bear. Fuzzy Wuzzy had no hair. Fuzzy Wuzzy wasn’t very fuzzy, was he?
  6. Spread it thicker, say it quicker!
  7. How can a clam cram in a clean cream can?
  8. Selfish shellfish.Long Tongue Twisters
  9. If you understand, say “understand”. If you don’t understand, say “don’t understand”. But if you understand and say “don’t understand”. How do I understand that you understand? Understand!
  10. The thirty-three thieves thought that they thrilled the throne throughout Thursday
  11. A sailor went to sea to see, what he could see. And all he could see was sea, sea, sea.
  12. Six socks sit in a sink, soaking in soap suds
  13. Tie twine to three tree twigs.
  14. Chop shops stop chops.
  15. Gobbling gorgoyles gobbled gobbling goblins.
  16. If two witches were watching two watches, which witch would watch which watch.
  17. A big bug bit the little beetle but the little beetle bit the big bug back.
  18. Smelly shoes and socks shock sisters.
  19. Fresh French fried fly fritters
  20. Billy blows big blue bubbles.
  21. Double bubble gum, bubbles double.
  22. Upper roller, lower roller.
  23. He threw three free throws.
  24. I saw a saw that could out saw any other saw I ever saw.
  25. I wish you were a fish in my dish.
  26. Near an ear, a nearer ear, a nearly eerie ear
  27. I feel a feel a funny feel,
    A funny feel I feel
    If you feel the feel I feel,
    A funny feel you feel.
  28. Drew Dodd’s dad’s dog is dead.
  29. A snake sneaks to seek a snack.
  30. The peppy puppy the price presented the princess produced piles of poop in the palace.
  31. Lesser leather never weathered wetter weather better.
  32. Red lorry, yellow lorry, red lorry, yellow lorry, red lorry, yellow lorry.
  33. Rubber baby buggy bumpers.
  34. Selfish shellfish.
  35. Which witch is which?
  36. If you notice this notice, you will notice that this notice is not worth noticing.
  37. Fred fed Ted bread and Ted fed Fred bread.
  38. Fuzzy Wuzzy was a bear. Fuzzy Wuzzy had no hair. Fuzzy Wuzzy wasn’t very fuzzy, was he?
Funny Tongue Twisters

Long Tongue Twisters

  1. Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers;
    A peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked;
    If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers,
    Where’s the peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked
  2. How much wood would a woodchuck chuck
    if a woodchuck could chuck wood?
    He would chuck, he would, as much as he could,
    and chuck as much wood as a woodchuck would
    if a woodchuck could chuck wood.
  3. Betty Botter bought some butter but, said she, the butter’s bitter.
    If I put it in my batter, it will make my batter bitter.
    But a bit of better butter will make my bitter batter better.
    So she bought some better butter, better than the bitter butter,
    put it in her bitter batter, made her bitter batter better.
    So ‘t was better Betty Botter bought some better butter.
  4. She sells seashells on the seashore.
    The shells she sells are seashells, I’m sure.
    And if she sells seashells on the seashore,
    Then I’m sure she sells seashore shells.
  5. Something in a thirty-acre thermal thicket of thorns and thistles thumped and thundered threatening the three-D thoughts of Matthew the thug – although, theatrically, it was only the thirteen-thousand thistles and thorns through the underneath of his thigh that the thirty-year-old thug thought of that morning.
  6. I thought a thought.
    But the thought I thought
    Wasn’t the thought I thought I thought.
    If the thought I thought I thought,
    Had been the thought I thought,
    I wouldn’t have thought I thought.
  7. “Surely Sylvia swims!” shrieked Sammy surprised. “Someone should show Sylvia some strokes so she shall not sink.”
  8. She stood on the balcony, inexplicably mimicking him hiccuping, and amicably welcoming him in.
  9. If practice makes perfect and perfect needs practice, I’m perfectly practiced and practically perfect.
  10. A tutor who tooted the flute tried to teach two young tooters to toot. Said the two to the tutor, ‘Is it harder to toot, or to tutor two tooters to toot?
  11. To begin to toboggan first buy a toboggan, but don’t buy too big a toboggan. Too big a toboggan is too big a toboggan to buy to begin to toboggan.
  12. She saw Sharif’s shoes on the sofa. But was she so sure those were Sharif’s shoes she saw?
  13. Brisk brave brigadiers brandished broad bright blades, blunderbusses, and bludgeons—balancing them badly.
  14. If you must cross a course cross cow across a crowded cow crossing, cross the cross coarse cow across the crowded cow crossing carefully.
  15. I wish to wish the wish you wish to wish, but if you wish the wish the witch wishes, I won’t wish the wish you wish to wish.
  16. Can you can a canned can into an un-canned can like a canner can can a canned can into an un-canned can?
  17. Thirty-three thirsty, thundering thoroughbreds thumped Mr. Thurber on Thursday.
  18. Yellow butter, purple jelly, red jam, black bread. Spread it thick, say it quick! Yellow butter, purple jelly, red jam, black bread. Spread it thicker, say it quicker! Yellow butter, purple jelly, red jam, black bread. Don’t eat with your mouth full!
  19. Silly Sally swiftly shooed seven silly sheep. The seven silly sheep Silly Sally shooed shilly-shallied south. These sheep shouldn’t sleep in a shack; sheep should sleep in a shed.
  20. To sit in solemn silence in a dull, dark dock in a pestilential prison with a life-long lock, awaiting the sensation of a short, sharp shock from a cheap and chippy chopper with a big, black block.
  21. As he gobbled the cakes on his plate, the greedy ape said as he ate: The greener green grapes are, the keener keen apes are to gobble green grape cakes. They’re great!
  22. Ingenious iguanas improvising an intricate impromptu on impossibly-impractical instruments.
  23. Denise sees the fleece, Denise sees the fleas. At least Denise could sneeze and feed and freeze the fleas.
  24. Through three cheese trees three free fleas flew.
    While these fleas flew, freezy breeze blew.
    Freezy breeze made these three trees freeze.
    Freezy trees made these trees’ cheese freeze.
    That’s what made these three free fleas sneeze.
  25. A flea and a fly flew up in a flue.
    Said the flea, “Let us fly!”
    Said the fly, “Let us flee!”
    So they flew through a flaw in the flue.
  26. If one doctor doctors another doctor, then which doctor is doctoring the doctored doctor? Does the doctor who doctors the doctor, doctor the doctor the way the doctor he is doctoring doctors? Or does he doctor the doctor the way the doctor who doctors doctors?
  27. How much dew does a dewdrop drop
    If dewdrops do drop dew?
    As do dewdrops drop
    If dewdrops do drop dew.
  28. Chester cheetah chews a chunk of cheap cheddar cheese.
    If the chunk of cheese chunked Chester cheetah,
    What would Chester cheetah chew and chunk on?
  29. The thirty-three thieves thought that they thrilled the throne throughout Thursday.
  30. Six snakes sniffed six sticks. The snakes sniffed so softly that their sniffing seemed silent. Soon their soft sniffing stopped. Then the six snakes that sniffed the six sticks simply slithered away.
Long Tongue Twisters

Short Tongue Twisters

  1. Truly rural.
  2. Fresh French fried fly fritter.
  3. Clam in can
  4. She sees cheese.
  5. Really leery, rarely Larry.
  6. Willy’s real rear wheel.
  7. He threw three balls.
  8. Daddy Draws Doors.
  9. Snap crackle pop
  10. Eddie edited it
  11. Eleven benevolent elephants.
  12. She sees cheese.
  13. Six sticky skeletons.
  14. Truly rural.
  15. Red lorry, yellow lorry.
  16. Green glass globes glow greenly
  17. Seventy-seven benevolent elephants
  18. A snake sneaks to seek a snack.
  19. Six Czech cricket critics.
  20. Wish of wishes
  21. Throne thieves
  22. Sick sheep
  23. Wish of wishes
  24. Specific Pacific.
  25. A snake sneaks to seek a snack.
  26. Willie’s really weary.
  27. Six sticky skeletons.
  28. A proper copper coffee pot.
  29. I wish you were a fish in my dish.
  30. Pre-shrunk silk shirts
  31. Zebras zig and zebras zag.
  32. Friendly fleas and fireflies.
  33. Fresh fried fish.
  34. Shave a single shingle thin.
  35. Octopus ocular optics.
  36. Sick sheep
  37. Which witch is which?
  38. Red lorry, yellow lorry.
  39. Three free throws.
  40. Black back bat
  41. Thin sticks, thick bricks
  42. Six sticky skeletons.
Short Tongue Twisters

Easy Tongue Twisters

  1. A ship sails south soon.
  2. A day at bay makes Jay feel gay.
  3. Light the night light tonight.
  4. A big black bug bit a big black bear.
  5. Toy boat. Try boat. Toy boat. Try boat.
  6. Cooks cook quickly.
  7. Buyer, beware! Be aware!
  8. Great Granny grinned gladly.
  9. Sheena leads, Sheila needs.
  10. Seth at Sainsbury’s sells thick socks.
  11. Four furious friends fought for the phone.
  12. Scissors sizzle, thistles sizzle.
  13. Willy’s real rear wheel.
  14. Two tiny timid toads trying to trot to Tarrytown.
  15. Deeply dreadful dreams.
  16. She sells seashells by the seashore.
  17. Hurry, Harry, hurry!
  18. The music made the muse sick.
  19. Zebras zig, zebras zag.
  20. Will you, Willy, will you?
  21. Great green peas going.
  22. Divers dive deep.
  23. Place some ice on Sam’s eyes.
  24. Spread it thick, say it quick.
  25. Fair price for the fifth prize.
  26. Cheap sheep soup.
  27. Sheep should sleep in a shed.
  28. East or West, home is best.
  29. Fish fins are like pins.
  30. Eight eager eagles.
  31. Hungry Harry hurries home.
  32. Baboon bamboo.
  33. Pass the plate of purple pie, please.
  34. Quick questioning quiz.
  35. A fly flies but flies fly.
  36. Follow the fellow.

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