November 24, 2015

FOSS, Social Sharing, and Tweetable are Some of the New Words Added to Oxford Dictionaries Online

Oxford Dictionaries Online has just released a list with some of the new words added in a February 2013 update.

Sample of Words From February 2013 Update

  • appletini
  • Baggy Green
  • biosimilar
  • blootered
  • braggadocious
  • burrata
  • cane corso
  • cruft
  • dumbphone
  • feature-complete
  • flexitarian
  • FOSS
  • friend zone
  • hump day
  • metabolic syndrome
  • omnium
  • range anxiety
  • schlumpy
  • sillage
  • social sharing
  • SSD
  • touchless
  • tray bake
  • tweetable
  • upcharge
  • voluntourism

Even more words in this recent Oxford Dictionaries Online blog post.

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