Dictionary.com has added over 300 new words to their inventory, including words and definitions like “420,” “dabbing,” and “cheat day.” Here’s an excerpt from the website’s blog post on their latest additions:
“Once again, many new words came straight from the headlines, from Black Lives Matter and Burkini to alt-right and clicktivism. Some words like 420 and Kush reflect broader acceptance of marijuana use and culture, as it’s becoming medically and recreationally legal across the country.”
See below for a few highlights.
Merriam-Webster it is not, but dictionary.com is making inroads with our web-savvy and meme-aware youth.
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