75 Tongue Twisters in English

Give a nice workout to your tongue and improve your speaking skills with the below-provided tongue twisters. Practising tongue twisters help in improving pronunciation and speaking skills. Practising the tongue twisters is not only helpful but is also a fun exercise.

Funny Tongue Twisters

Check the following list of funny tongue twisters to practise. You can practise these tongue twisters on a daily basis to improve your pronunciation.

  1. Sheena leads, Sheila needs.
  2. If a dog chews shoes, whose shoes does he choose?
  3. Top chopstick shops stock top chopsticks.
  4. Selfish shellfish. (Repeat many times)
  5. No need to light a night-light on a light night like tonight.
  6. Thirty-three thousand feathers on a thrushes throat.
  7. The great Greek grape growers grow great Greek grapes.
  8. Linda-Lou Lambert loves lemon lollipop lip gloss.
  9. Near a ear, a nearer ear, a nearly eerie ear.
  10. Roberta ran rings around the Roman ruins.
  11. He threw three free throws.
  12. A happy hippo hopped and hiccupped.
  13. Toy boat. Toy boat. Toy boat. (Repeat many times)
  14. A synonym for cinnamon is a cinnamon synonym.
  15. One-one was a race horse. Two-two was one too. One-one won one race. Two-two won one too.

Hard Tongue Twisters for Adults

Check out the below-provided tongue twisters which all adults can try out.

  1. Six sick hicks nick six slick bricks with picks and sticks.
  2. Fresh French fried fly fritters.
  3. Rory the warrior and Roger the worrier were reared wrongly in a rural brewery.
  4. Which wrist watches are Swiss wrist watches?
  5. Fred fed Ted bread and Ted fed Fred bread.
  6. The 33 thieves thought that they thrilled the throne throughout Thursday.
  7. You know New York, you need New York, you know you need unique New York
  8. Lesser leather never weathered wetter weather better.
  9. The sixth sick sheikh’s sixth sheep’s sick.
  10. A skunk sat on a stump and thunk the stump stunk, but the stump thunk the skunk stunk.
  11. Thirty-three thirsty, thundering thoroughbreds thumped Mr. Thurber on Thursday.
  12. Wayne went to wales to watch walruses
  13. Seventy-seven benevolent elephants
  14. Send toast to ten tense stout saints’ ten tall tents.
  15. I slit the sheet, the sheet I slit, and on the slitted sheet I sit.

Funny Tongue Twisters for Kids

The following funny tongue twisters can help kids improve their pronunciation and speaking skills.

  1. I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!
  2. Four furious friends fought for the phone.
  3. Red lorry, yellow lorry.
  4. Zebras zig and zebras zag.
  5. A big black bug bit a big black bear.
  6. If you notice this notice, you will notice that this notice is not worth noticing.
  7. An ape hates grape cakes.
  8. Billybob blabbered boldly.
  9. How many yaks could a yak pack, pack if a yak pack could pack yaks?
  10. Smelly shoes and socks shock sisters.
  11. How can a clam cram in a clean cream can?
  12. Red lorry, yellow lorry, red lorry, yellow lorry, red lorry, yellow lorry.
  13. Elizabeth has eleven elves in her elm tree.
  14. He threw three balls.
  15. A shapeless sash sags slowly.

Easy Tongue Twisters

It is better to start with the easier ones and then move on to the harder ones. Go through the easy tongue twisters given below.

  1. Six Czech cricket critics.
  2. Green glass globes glow greenly.
  3. A proper copper coffee pot.
  4. She sees cheese.
  5. Six sticky skeletons.
  6. Toy boat. Toy boat. Toy boat.
  7. Tie twine to three tree twigs.
  8. A flea and a fly flew up in a flue.
  9. Six sticky skeletons.
  10. Eddie edited it
  11. Scissors sizzle, thistles sizzle
  12. Snap crackle pop.
  13. Double bubble gum, bubbles double.
  14. Cooks cook cupcakes quickly.
  15. Kitty caught the kitten in the kitchen.

Tongue Twister Sentences

  1. Betty bought butter but the butter was bitter, so Betty bought better butter to make the bitter butter better.
  2. “Surely Sylvia swims!” shrieked Sammy surprised. “Someone should show Sylvia some strokes so she shall not sink.”
  3. Brisk brave brigadiers brandished broad bright blades, blunderbusses, and bludgeons—balancing them badly.
  4. She stood on the balcony, inexplicably mimicking him hiccuping, and amicably welcoming him in.
  5. Susie works in a shoeshine shop. Where she shines she sits, and where she sits she shines.
  6. If you must cross a course cross cow across a crowded cow crossing, cross the cross coarse cow across the crowded cow crossing carefully.
  7. 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.
  8. If practice makes perfect and perfect needs practice, I’m perfectly practised and practically perfect.

Popular Tongue Twisters in English

Listed below are some of the popular tongue twisters in  English for both kids and adults.

  1. Give papa a cup of proper coffee in a copper coffee cup
  2. She sells seashells by the seashore.
  3. Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers. How many pickled peppers did Peter Piper pick?
  4. Pad kid poured curd pulled cod.
  5. Fuzzy Wuzzy was a bear. Fuzzy Wuzzy had no hair. Fuzzy Wuzzy wasn’t very fuzzy, was he?
  6. Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious
  7. 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.


Frequently Asked Questions on Tongue Twisters


How are tongue twisters helpful?

Tongue twisters are helpful in improving your pronunciation. It helps in the proper functioning and movement of the tongue.


Can I practise tongue twisters every day?

Yes, you can practise tongue twisters every day.