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Dictionary Adds 300 New Words

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Well hello Snack Zaddy!

“Zaddy” has been added to the dictionary (an attractive man who’s also stylish, charming, and self-confident). The definition of “Snack” has been updated (a sexy person).

Newsworthy things, like “5G” . . . “long COVID” . . . and “domestic terrorism.” Cultural things like:  “Deplatform” . . . “minoritize” . . . “side hustle” . . . and “y’all,” which somehow wasn’t already on Dictionary.com. Internet lingo like:  “Trigger warning,” abbreviated to “TW” . . . “content warning,” abbreviated to “CW” . . . and “DEI,” meaning “diversity, equity, and inclusion.” Also, silly stuff like:  “Oof” . . . “silver fox” . . . “yeet” . . . “zaddy,”  and “snack,”.