Merriam-Webster Is Adding A Bunch Of Rando Slang Words To The Dictionary

Here are a few of our fave’s

By Marilyn Nelson on September 6, 2018
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The English language has become so casual, the dictionary has to keep up!  

Merriam-Webster just announced it’s adding about 800 new words to their dictionary. But, we gotta say, it’s hard to believe some of these have become, “dictionary worthy.”  

 Here are some of our fave’s: 

 1.  hangry (adjective), “irritable or angry because of hunger.”

 2.  guac (noun), “guacamole.”

 3.  rando (noun), “a random person.”

 4.  Instagramming (verb), “to post a picture to the Instagram photo-sharing service.”

 5.  bingeable (adjective), “having multiple episodes or parts that can be watched in rapid succession.”

 6.  time suck (noun), “an activity to which one devotes a lot of time that might be better or more productively spent doing other things.”

 7.  adorbs (adjective), “extremely charming or appealing.”

 8.  TL;DR (abbreviation), “too long;  didn’t read.” 


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