Oakland-Based Dictionary.com Names 'Misinformation' 2018 Word Of The YearMisinformation, as opposed to disinformation, was chosen Monday as Oakland-based Dictionary.com’s word of the year on the tattered coattails of “toxic,” picked earlier this month for the same honor by Oxford Dictionaries in these tumultuous times.
‘Throw Shade,’ ‘Microagression’ Among New Merriam-Webster Dictionary WordsThe dictionary company on Tuesday added about 1,000 new words and new definitions to existing listings on its website, Merriam-webster.com.
Top 10 Words Of 2014 (And Why Do We Care?)It’s that time of year. Everyone is putting out a Top 10 list – even Mirriam-Webster Dictionary. Are these their favorite words, the words most spoken, or what? We decided to look it up.
Oxford Dictionary Adds 'Humblebrag' 'Binge-Watch'“Binge-Watch” “Hate-Watch” “Humblebrag” and “Spit Take” were among the words added for August.
Dubstep, Auto-Tune, Selfie Among New Words in 2014 Merriam-Webster DictionaryMore than 150 new words and definitions were added to Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary 2014 edition. Among the notable pop-culture terms officially added to the language are dubstep, which will inevitably infuriate those who can’t stand the genre, Auto-Tune, fangirl and, possibly the country’s most widely used new term, selfie.
Top 15 Words Added To Merriam-Webster DictionaryWords like "selfie," "turducken" & "hashtag" have officially entered American vernacular...