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Thursday, 11th June 2009

Oxford English Dictionary Adds New Words

Today, the alphabetical range rean-recyclist was added to the New Edition: every word in this range has been thoroughly revised and updated. The full list can be accessed here. Read commentary from the OED editor.

Simultaneously, the Oxford English Dictionary added several new words to their publication. That complete list can be accessed online here.

New Words include:

+ amateur night, n. and adj.

+ bailout, n.2

+ blizzard, v.

+ bupkis, n.

+ Clintonista, n.

+ commitment-phobe, n.

+ dwarf planet, n.

+ grilled cheese, n.

+ searchability, n.

+ turducken, n.

+ Many others

Source: Oxford English Dictionary


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