Redditor (noun) A registered user of the website Reddit

Origin: Early 21st century: from the proprietary name of the website Reddit, on the pattern of editor.

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Snackable (adjective) (Of food) suitable to be eaten as a snack, or (Of online content) designed to be read, viewed, or otherwise engaged with briefly and easily:

Butt dial (verb) Inadvertently call (someone) on a mobile phone in one’s rear trouser pocket, as a result of pressure being accidentally applied to a button or buttons on the phone.

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(noun) An inadvertent call made on a mobile phone in one’s rear trouser pocket, as a result of pressure being accidentally applied to a button or buttons on the phone.

Mx (noun) A title used before a person’s surname or full name by those who wish to avoid specifying their gender or by those who prefer not to identify themselves as male or female.

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Origin: 1970s: apparently from M (as in Mr, Mrs, Ms, etc.) + X1(probably denoting an unknown or variable factor or quantity).


In June of this year, the Oxford English Dictionary also added a number of new words, like FLOTUS, freegan and fap fap fap.

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Danielle Wiener-Bronner is a news reporter.