“Binge-Watch” And “Facepalm” Have Been Added To The Dictionary

Yesterday, Merriam-Webster announced it added over 1,000 new words.  Even including new definitions to existing words like “shade.”

Some of the new words were released throughout the day yesterday over Twitter:

Also this:

And of course there’s this:

They were added, according to dictionary.com, because “these are words that have demonstrated frequent and increasing use in a variety of sources, and are therefore likely to be encountered by a reader.”

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