Merriam-Webster Is Adding...

posted by Scott and Sadie - 

The way we talk today is changing the English language.  For the better?  Wellllllllll . . .


Merriam-Webster just announced they're adding about 800 new words to their dictionary, and it's hard to believe that some of them have reached the level of "dictionary-worthy."  Here are some of the highlights . . .

 

1.  hangry (adjective), "irritable or angry because of hunger."

2.  guac (noun), "guacamole."

3.  rando (noun), "a random person."

4.  Instagramming (verb), "to post a picture to the Instagram photo-sharing service."

5.  bingeable (adjective), "having multiple episodes or parts that can be watched in rapid succession."

6.  time suck (noun), "an activity to which one devotes a lot of time that might be better or more productively spent doing other things."

7.  adorbs (adjective), "extremely charming or appealing."

8.  TL;DR (abbreviation), "too long;  didn't read." 

 

(Merriam-Webster

 

Here are more of the words they've added, including marg, airplane mode, and bougie...

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