New Words in the Dictionary
New words added to dictionary.com:
-cheat day: a day in which a person goes off a dietary regimen
-clicktivism: use of the internet to organize and promote political causes and movements, usually through social media postings, email campaigns and online petitions.
-dabbing: performing a dance move involving posing with one’s nose in the crook of a bent elbow at chest level while extending the other arm to the side in a celebratory gesture (words don’t do it justice. No, actually they do).
-dad bod – a man’s physique that is slightly overweight or flabby but still possibly attractive. (like my neighbour, Cheryl.)
-hangry – feeling irritable or irrationally angry as a result of being hungry. (I call that ‘morning’.)
-lightsaber – the type of ‘sword’ used in the ‘Star Wars’ universe. (and in the the fantasies of fanboys since 1977.)
-sext – a sexually explicit digital image, text message, etc., sent to someone usually via cell phone (to everyone except me, apparently…)
-420 – if you don’t know, you weren’t there, man.