what are these kind of words?

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zoly

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Hi,
I saw some words:

mumbo-jumbo
willy-nilly
riff-raff
wishy-washy
hurly-burly

what are these kind of words?what are their names?they are like Idioms.
How can I find more words like these ?
 

riverkid

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Hi,
I saw some words:

mumbo-jumbo
willy-nilly
riff-raff
wishy-washy
hurly-burly

what are these kind of words?what are their names?they are like Idioms.
How can I find more words like these ?

Hello, Zoly. I don't think that that they have any special name, Zoly though I could be wrong. And I've never seen them collected anywhere other than in dictionaries in their alphabetical position.
 

ShinyPenny

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To find words like these, try to become a member with facebook, a lot of people use these words. Lovely Jubbly!:)
 
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