January 28, 2022

OxfordDictionaries.com Adds New Words

From the Oxford Dictionaries Blog:

OxfordDictionaries.com publishes an update of new entries today (#squadgoals), so let’s celebrate with achest bump. This is truly a Kodak moment, so maybe it’s time to take a video selfie, and you’d better not untag yourself! Though it might not be the stuff of fitspo, you can still make room for this on your image board. Get yourself comfortable, check above you for drop bears, and grab yourself a cup of pour-over—it’s better than drinking the haterade! We’re very excited to share with you the Oxford Dictionaries’ funtastic list of new words.

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Note: Although OxfordDictionaries.com and the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) are both published by the Oxford University Press new words are selected added at different times and using different criteria. This FAQ explains how it all works. Even more here.

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.