'Second Gentleman' Added To Merriam-Webster Dictionary Following Vice President Harris InaugurationAmong the new terms added to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary in a January update is another first for the husband of Vice President Kamala Harris, "second gentleman."
'Feminism' Is Merriam-Webster's 2017 Word Of The YearIn 2017, lookups for feminism increased 70 percent over 2016 on Merriam-Webster.com and spiked several times after key events.
'Surreal' 2016 Summed Up With Merriam-Webster Word Of The Year2016 was the year of the surreal, "marked by the intense irrational reality of a dream," or "unbelievable, fantastic."
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.
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...