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#word of the year

# word-of-the-year - Wednesday 17 November, 2021

Cambridge Dictionary reveals its word of the year for 2021
# Perseverance
# Perseverance

Cambridge Dictionary reveals its word of the year for 2021

Nov 17th 2021, 7:53 AM 32,915 Views 10 Comments

The word has been looked up on its website more than 243,000 times globally during 2021.

# word-of-the-year - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

The Cambridge Dictionary's Word of the Year is... 'quarantine'
# Word Of The Year
# Word Of The Year

The Cambridge Dictionary's Word of the Year is... 'quarantine'

Nov 24th 2020, 7:05 AM 7,315 Views 8 Comments

It edged out other finalist words “pandemic” and “lockdown”.

# word-of-the-year - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Collins Dictionary names ‘lockdown’ its Word of the Year for 2020
# Word Of The Year
# Word Of The Year

Collins Dictionary names ‘lockdown’ its Word of the Year for 2020

Nov 10th 2020, 7:24 AM 10,784 Views 15 Comments

Its annual list of additions is dominated by terms such as ‘social distancing’, ‘key worker’ and ‘self-isolate’.

# word-of-the-year - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Non-binary pronoun 'they' named word of the year by Merriam-Webster dictionary

Non-binary pronoun 'they' named word of the year by Merriam-Webster dictionary

Dec 11th 2019, 8:15 AM 30,576 Views 92 Comments

More and more people are exercising their right to choose the pronoun by which they are identified.

# word-of-the-year - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Collins Dictionary recognises 'non-binary' and names 'climate strike' as Word of the Year
# New Words
# New Words

Collins Dictionary recognises 'non-binary' and names 'climate strike' as Word of the Year

Nov 7th 2019, 10:34 AM 12,389 Views 81 Comments

Pop star Smith came out as non-binary this year, sparking a debate over gender and sexuality.

# word-of-the-year - Friday 15 December, 2017

The Oxford Dictionary's word of the year is... 'Youthquake'
# Oxford Dictionaries
# Oxford Dictionaries

The Oxford Dictionary's word of the year is... 'Youthquake'

Dec 15th 2017, 7:53 AM 11,421 Views 33 Comments

It has been used to describe young people driving political change.

# word-of-the-year - Thursday 3 November, 2016

Brexit beats Trumpism and throwing shade to be named 'word of the year'
# Mic Drop
# Mic Drop

Brexit beats Trumpism and throwing shade to be named 'word of the year'

Nov 3rd 2016, 3:37 PM 9,313 Views 12 Comments

According to Collins, anyway.

# word-of-the-year - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

The Oxford Dictionary's word of the year isn't a word... it's an emoji
# That's Hilarious
# That's Hilarious

The Oxford Dictionary's word of the year isn't a word... it's an emoji

Nov 17th 2015, 7:40 PM 12,103 Views 14 Comments

And not just any emoji either. It’s the ‘crying laughing’ emoji…

Oxford Dictionary have named the bloody 'cry laughing' emoji the word of 2015
# Totes Emoji
From The Daily Edge
# Totes Emoji

Oxford Dictionary have named the bloody 'cry laughing' emoji the word of 2015

Nov 17th 2015, 8:37 AM 7,343 Views 6 Comments

How dare you. How DARE you.

# word-of-the-year - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

'Vape' named Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year, beating out 'bae' and 'indyref'
# Word Of The Year
From The Daily Edge
# Word Of The Year

'Vape' named Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year, beating out 'bae' and 'indyref'

Nov 18th 2014, 11:59 AM 2,554 Views 6 Comments

Tough competition, you’ll agree.

# word-of-the-year - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

'Selfie' is the international word of the year, so here are our selfies of the year
# Féinphic
From The Daily Edge
# Féinphic

'Selfie' is the international word of the year, so here are our selfies of the year

Nov 19th 2013, 7:47 AM 19,219 Views 14 Comments

Papal selfies, astronaut selfies, Obama selfies… they’re all here.