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The New Words Added To The Merriam-Webster Dictionary

Merriam-Webster just announced the 533 new words they're adding to the dictionary. Here are some of the highlights... - dad joke (noun), "a wholesome joke of the type said to be told by fathers with a punchline that is often an obvious or predictable pun or play on words and usually judged to be...
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The Latest Words Added To The Merriam-Webster Dictionary

Merriam-Webster just announced they're adding 640 new words to the dictionary. And here are some of the highlights... EGOT (noun), "the accomplishment of winning an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Award in one's lifetime." buzzy (adjective), "causing or characterized by a lot of speculative or...
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Merriam-Webster beefs up, adds 'swole' to dictionary

BOSTON (KYKY) — The dictionary just got a bit heavier as the people at Merriam-Webster added 640 new words Monday. Perhaps you've heard your gym buddies announce they're going to get "swole," or you've referred to picking up your morning coffee in a "go-cup." If people are talking about a new movie...
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Merriam-Webster's 2018 Word Of The Year

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Year is "justice." It saw a 74% uptick in searches this year, mostly because of the Justice Department investigation and the Brett Kavanaugh hearings. Their runners-up this year include "nationalism" . . . "pansexual" . . . "lodestar" . . . and "laurel," because of the...
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Collins Dictionary's "Word Of The Year" For 2018

Collins Dictionary picked their Word of the Year for 2018, and they went with . . . "single-use." The definition is "made to be used only once," and it's come up a lot in discussions about how we're destroying the environment. Things like Keurig cups and Styrofoam containers are single-use, but the...
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New Words Added To The Merriam-Webster Dictionary

Merriam-Webster just announced they're adding about 800 new words to their dictionary. Here are some of the highlights... 1. hangry (adjective), "irritable or angry because of hunger." 2. guac (noun), "guacamole." 3. rando (noun), "a random person." 4. Instagramming (verb), "to post a picture to...
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New Words Added To The Merriam-Webster Dictionary

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...
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Collins Dictionary's "Word Of The Year"

Collins Dictionary's "Word of the Year" is...
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