Dictionary.com Added More Than 300 Words

ictionary.com just announced a huge update with more than 300 new words and revisions of old words.

 

The additions include:  Newsworthy things, like “5G” . . . “long COVID” . . . and “domestic terrorism.”

 

Cultural things like:  “Deplatform” . . . “minoritize” . . . “side hustle” . . . and “y’all,” which somehow wasn’t already on Dictionary.com.

 

Internet lingo like:  “Trigger warning,” abbreviated to “TW” . . . “content warning,” abbreviated to “CW” . . . and “DEI,” meaning “diversity, equity, and inclusion.”

 

And just silly stuff like:  “Oof” . . . “silver fox” . . . “yeet” . . . “zaddy,” which is an attractive man who’s also stylish, charming, and self-confident . . . and “snack,” as in a sexy person.

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