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150 new words added to Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary

 

It's time to add some words to the dictionary!! The book is too light, time for new words.  Below is a list of words the Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary just added. Our nation's founders would be happy to know we've added intellectual words like, hashtag, selfie, and unfriend to our collection!

SEE ALL NEW WORDS HERE

Yooper - a resident of the upper peninsula of Michigan

Catfish - a person who sets up a false personal profile on a social networking site for deceptive purposes.

Steampunk - 19th century societies dominated by historical or imaged steam powered technology.

Dubstep - electronic dance music with prominent bass lines and drums patterns.

Crowdfunding - the practice of soliciting financial contributions from a large number of people online.

Fangirl - a female who is overly enthusiastic fan of someone or something. 

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