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YOLO, Vape, and Binge-Watch Make Oxford Dictionary


The Oxford Dictionary has added the following words, among others.

adorbs (adj.): arousing great delight; cute or adorable.

amazeballs (adj.): very impressive, enjoyable, or attractive.

binge-watch (v.): watch multiple episodes of a television program in rapid succession.

bro hug (n.): a friendly embrace between two men.

clickbait (n.): (on the Internet) content whose main purpose is to attract attention and draw visitors to a particular web page.

cray (adj.): crazy, but without that time-consuming extra syllable.

doncha (contraction): don't you.

e-cig (n.): another term for electronic cigarette.

fandom (n.): the fans of a particular person, team, series, etc., regarded collectively as a community or subculture.

hate-watch (v.): watch (a television program usually) for the sake of the enjoyment derived from mocking or criticizing it.

hot mess (n.): a person or thing that is spectacularly unsuccessful or disordered.

ICYMI (abbrev.): in case you missed it.

live-tweet (v.): post comments about (an event) on Twitter while the event is taking place.

neckbeard (n.): growth of hair on a man's neck, especially when regarded as indicative of poor grooming.

side boob (n.): the side part of a woman's breast, as exposed by a revealing item of clothing.

SMH (abbrev.): shaking (or shake) my head (used to express disapproval, exasperation, etc.).

throw shade (phr.): publicly criticize or express contempt for someone.

vape (v.): inhale and exhale the vapor produced by an electronic cigarette or similar device.

YOLO (abbrev.): you only live once (expressing the view that one should make the most of the present moment)


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