Check Out The 640 New Words Merriam-Webster Added to the dictionary

Merriam-Webster has added 640 new words to the dictionary, and together, they’re a pretty good portrait of how we talk to each other online in 2019.

The latest class of legitimate words include: “stan,” as in “we stan that person.” “Swole” is in there too, a popular internet term for a someone who’s muscular.

Other newly added words and phrases include:

Garbage time

Gender non-conforming

Gig economy



Screen time

Top surgery


and many more.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.