May 19, 2022

Latest Update of Oxford Dictionaries Online Adds Many New Words Including Subtweet, Binge-Watch, Cray, and Cord Cutter

Note: Oxford Dictionaries Online (ODO) and the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) are different products and intended for different users/uses. Words in ODO might not be in OED. Both dictionaries are published by Oxford University Press. This page explains the main differences between the two reference tools.

Now, as far as the new words phrases, abbreviations, etc. that were added to the ODO during the August 2014 update, this ODO blog post includes a list, examples, and links to the definitions of 50 new words.

Direct to Oxford Dictionaries Online.



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Gary Price ( 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, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.