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Should these words go in the Macquarie Dictionary?

Dec 01, 2017

December 2017 None

We are always on the lookout for new, emerging and interesting words to add to the Macquarie Dictionary. In a time of global instant communication, these words are popping up faster and in vaster quantities than ever before.

We’d like to highlight some of the fun, creative and intriguing submissions we receive from you, the reader. Let us know if you know any others and what you think of these ones.

See other words suggested to the Macquarie Dictionary here.

 

 

 

 

 

Macquarie Dictionary new words - cute aggression - the urge to squeeze, scream, or "die" over someone or something so cute you can barely stand it

Macquarie Dictionary new words - Aussie swazi - the southern cross as a symbol of ultra-nationalism

Macquarie Dictionary new words - unputdownable - (of a book) so engaging, enthralling, gripping, whatever, that one feels compelled to continue reading

Macquarie Dictionary new words - animoji - animated face emoji that screen captures your face to create an animated version of a classic emoji

Macquarie Dictionary new words - Kyriarchy - a connected social system built around domination of other social groups.

Macquarie Dictionary new words - bro science - popular opinion in lieu of medical fact/advice, usu in gym, bodybuilding circles

 


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