Yes, These Are Actually Real Words Now! (20 pics)

Posted in INTERESTING       11 Oct 2018       3030       GALLERY VIEW

The Oxford English Dictionary adds new words on a regular basis to reflect new cultural phenomena.

 

"Bro hug"

Definition: a friendly embrace between two men.

 

"YOLO"

Definition: "You only live once;" used to express the view that one should make the most of the present moment without worrying about the future (often as a rationale for impulsive or reckless behavior).

 

"Adorbs"

Definition: arousing great delight; cute or adorable.

 

"Selfie"

Definition: a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and shared via social media.

 

"Fuhgeddaboudit"

Definition: forget about it (used to indicate that a scenario is unlikely or undesirable).

 

"Yas"

Definition: expressing great pleasure or excitement.

 

"Vom"

Definition: vomit.

 

"Gaydar"

Definition: the supposed ability of homosexuals to recognize one another by means of very slight indications.

 

"Phablet"

Definition: a smartphone having a screen which is intermediate in size between that of a typical smartphone and a tablet computer.

 

"Glam-ma"

Definition: a glamorous grandmother, especially one who is relatively young or fashion-conscious.

 

"Worstest"

Definition: worst in emphatic use.

 

"Dance-off"

Definition: a competition, or a round in a competition, in which a number of dancers compete against each other until a winner is declared.

 

"Emoji"

Definition: a small digital image or icon used to express an idea, emotion, etc.

 

"Bestie"

Definition: a person's best friend.

 

"Bookaholic"

Definition: a habitual and prolific reader; a compulsive book buyer.

 

"Twerk"

Definition: dance to popular music in a sexually provocative manner involving thrusting hip movements and a low, squatting stance.

 

"Vlog"

Definition: a personal website or social media account where a person regularly posts short videos.

 

"Glamping"

Definition: a form of camping involving accommodation and facilities more luxurious than those associated with traditional camping.

 

"Hangry"

Definition: bad-tempered or irritable as a result of hunger.

 

"Binge-watch"

Definition: to watch multiple episodes of (a television program) in rapid succession, typically by means of DVDs or digital streaming.



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