Welcome to the Shakespeare insult page! This is the place to learn about some of the best insults from Shakespeare, discover new ways to insult your enemies, and even share some that you have discovered on your own. Once a month, one insult will be chosen and dubbed the insult of the month. If you wish to share any insult from Shakespeare, please fill out the form below. You must include your name, email, the insult, and where you found the insult. When citing the insult, please remember to not only include the book, but also the act, the scene, and the line from which you found the insult.
"Thou elvish-marked, abortive, rooting hog," Richard III Act I Scene III
"Youth, whatsoever thou art, thou art but a scurvy fellow," Twelfth Night Act III Scene IV
"Thou art so fat-witted with drinking of old sack, and unbuttoning thee after supper, and sleeping upon benches after noon, that thou hast forgotten to demand that truly which wouldst know," Henry IV Part I Act I Scene II
"What a wasp-stung and impatient fool art thou," Henry IV Part I Act I Scene III
"Out, you mad-headed ape!" Henry IV Part I Act 2 Scene III
"Peace, you fat-kidneyed rascal," Henry IV Part I Act II Scene II
"Thou a natural coward without instinct" Henry IV Part I Act II Scene IV