January 20, 2022

Oxford English Dictionary: Bookaholic and E Ticket, Two of More than 900 New Words, Phrases, and Senses Added in Latest Update

From the OED:

Over 900 new words, phrases, and senses enter the Oxford English Dictionary in this update. Many appear in entries fully updated for the first time since the OED’s original edition.

Some words, likebookdeath, and honey, have now been expanded by dozens of new items.

Learn More

1. Review the Complete March 2014 Update List

2. Take a Look at “New Word Notes”

3. Read Release Notes: “the changes in empathy, employ, and empire”

4. Read Release Notes: “how the French ‘toile’ cloth came to be toilet”

See Also: Video: CNN Interview With Michael Proffitt, New Chief Editor of the Oxford English Dictionary (February 22, 2014)

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.