Tagged: Word of the Year

A crying shame

An argument for why we should stop sneering at emojis’ ubiquitousness and embrace a new vocabulary. Read more

'Nomophobia' named Cambridge Dictionary's Word of the Year

'Nomophobia', a word used to describe stress and anxiety caused by being separated from a mobile phone, has been deemed the Cambridge Dictionary’s inaugural People’s Word of... Read more

'Toxic' branded Oxford Dictionaries' Word of the Year

"Toxic" has been revealed as Oxford Dictionaries' word of the year. Read more

'Single-use' beats 'MeToo' to Collins' Word of the Year

‘Single-use’ has been crowned Collins’ Word of the Year 2018 with ‘MeToo’ and ‘gaslighting' also making the list of new additions to the dictionary.... Read more

‘Plastic’ revealed as Children’s Word of the Year

‘Plastic’ is this year’s Children’s Word of the Year, according to Oxford University Press, which has analysed the short stories submitted to BBC Radio 2’s... Read more

'Brexit' is Collins' Word of the Year 2016

'Brexit' has been named as dictionary publisher Collins' Word of the Year 2016. Read more

Emoji named Oxford Dictionaries' 'Word of the Year'

The emoji commonly known as ‘Face with Tears of Joy’ has been announced as Oxford Dictionaries' Word of the Year 2015. Read more

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