New Words Added To The Merriam-Webster Dictionary

There are a bunch of new words making their way into the dictionary.

March 6, 2018

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Merriam-Webster just added several new words to their dictionary...

1.  cryptocurrency (noun) . . . "any form of currency that only exists digitally . . . using a decentralized system to record transactions."

2.  life hack (noun) . . . "a usually simple and clever tip or technique for accomplishing some familiar task more easily and efficiently."

3.  mansplain (verb) . . . "to explain something to a woman in a condescending way that assumes she has no knowledge about the topic."

4.  hate-watch (verb) . . . "to watch and take pleasure in laughing at or criticizing."

5.  glamping (noun) . . . "outdoor camping with amenities and comforts such as beds, electricity, and access to indoor plumbing, not usually used when camping."

6.  dumpster fire (noun) . . . "an utterly calamitous or mismanaged situation or occurrence." 

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