Dictionary.com Adds 300 Words
Have you ever tried to explain exactly what the words hangry, mic drop, dabbing, or sext mean, and just haven’t been able to? Now you will, thanks to Dictionary.com adding these, and 300 other words to their online database. Dicitonary.com lexicographer Jane Solomon explained that the process through which new words are added is intense and dedicated, as they have to review texts and speech patterns, word searches, and even requests for definitions sent by the public. Solomon explained that because language is ever evolving, no word is too new or too slang. So if you ever get stuck trying to define 420, alt-right, dad bod, friendiversary, Kush, man bun, or slay, you now have a resource that will tell you exactly what it means.
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