The Longest English Word
Although some languages have longer words, English does have a number of words which use a lot of letters.
The longest word in the Oxford English Dictionary is a 45-letter word for a lung disease: pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis.
The longest one-syllable English words are nine letters long: scratched, stretched, scrounged, scrunched and strengths.
to scrounge: to get something which is needed. He scrounged money for lunch.
to scrunch to crush, to squeeze together.