New words added to Oxford English Dictionary

Posted on 15 Aug 201923 Apr 2021Categories language, new words, writingTags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The Oxford English Dictionary is constantly adding new words, often reflecting new cultural phenomena, and some additions may be surprising. These are a few that were added in spring 2019. Many are all too familiar. Adorbs Cute or adorable; inducing great delight. Bestie A person’s best friend. Binge-watch To watch multiple episodes of a TV series in quick succession, often by digital streaming or DVDs. Bookaholic A prolific reader or book buyer. Bro hug A friendly hug between two men. … Continue reading “New words added to Oxford English Dictionary”