Webster dictionary dating

21-Jun-2019 20:01

Merriam-Webster just announced more than 1,000 new additions to its dictionary, and a few of them give us new ways (or, really, recognize preexisting ways) to describe what sex, dating, and love are like in 2017."Even though it seems that the latest slang gets the most attention when dictionaries issue lists of new words, the additions come from the whole range of registers and from every corner of the language," the announcement reads.

"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—and should be in the dictionary.

There’s a broad central staircase, and dowdy conference rooms, linoleum floors, and creaky wooden doors, even some hospital-green and cafeteria-yellow walls.

The decor is a mishmash of stately oak desks from the 1940s and gray cubicles from the 1990s.

But honestly, I have to say, I'm pretty depressed “ghosting” has been added to the dictionary.

It's not because I'm offended by ghosting and want it to stop. In fact, I'm so afraid of confrontation, I ghosted my last therapist! I'm depressed because I'm one of those pretentious assholes who begins to hate things the moment they become mainstream.

“The essential value of the company is inside those drawers,” says Peter Sokolowski, a Merriam editor.

“It’s irreplaceable.” The citation files are supposed to be fireproof.

Both ‘ghosting’ and the verb ‘to ghost’ have been added to the dictionary, with Merriam-Webster defining the act as ‘the phenomenon of leaving a relationship of some kind by abruptly ending all contact with the other person, and especially electronic contact, like texts, emails, and chats.’ Sounds about right. ‘Ghosting’ is just one of more than 1,000 words added to Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary this month.I mean, I stopped listening to “Nirvana,” my favorite band, when they started selling Kurt Cobain shirts in Hot Topic (I know, I hate me too). It's time to hit the gay club and find some new, elitist term the masses won't understand. She's consumed by style, sexuality, women, words, fashion and feelings.And we all know that every elitist millennial term starts in the gay scene. She identifies as a "mascara lesbian" and lives beyond her means on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. She's consumed by style, sexuality, women, words, fashion and feelings.She identifies as a "mascara lesbian" and lives beyond her means on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.-century corporate life, the headquarters of America’s premier dictionary publisher is an unusual place. is housed in a two-story brick building in Springfield, Massachusetts, that, if not for the bas-relief dictionary and company name above the front door, could pass for an old elementary school.

Both ‘ghosting’ and the verb ‘to ghost’ have been added to the dictionary, with Merriam-Webster defining the act as ‘the phenomenon of leaving a relationship of some kind by abruptly ending all contact with the other person, and especially electronic contact, like texts, emails, and chats.’ Sounds about right. ‘Ghosting’ is just one of more than 1,000 words added to Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary this month.

I mean, I stopped listening to “Nirvana,” my favorite band, when they started selling Kurt Cobain shirts in Hot Topic (I know, I hate me too). It's time to hit the gay club and find some new, elitist term the masses won't understand. She's consumed by style, sexuality, women, words, fashion and feelings.

And we all know that every elitist millennial term starts in the gay scene. She identifies as a "mascara lesbian" and lives beyond her means on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. She's consumed by style, sexuality, women, words, fashion and feelings.

She identifies as a "mascara lesbian" and lives beyond her means on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.

-century corporate life, the headquarters of America’s premier dictionary publisher is an unusual place. is housed in a two-story brick building in Springfield, Massachusetts, that, if not for the bas-relief dictionary and company name above the front door, could pass for an old elementary school.

' Sure, you can let employees use company PCs for non-work Web browsing, but you don't have to let them visit NSFW sites.'"Binge-watch We have yet to see "Netflix-and-chill" hit the dictionary, but this is the closest thing we've got, meaning "to watch many or all episodes of (a TV series) in rapid succession.