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Should plogging, brookie and thunderclap headache go in the dictionary?

Jun 01, 2018


We're ready to look at some more new words as submitted by you, our readers and fellow word connoisseurs.

We are always on the lookout for new, emerging and interesting words to add to the Macquarie Dictionary, so please let us know if you know of one.

Who wants to go plogging for a brookie at the pie night with a thunderclap headache? Might see a dorgi or a jelly fall on the way!

See other words suggested to the Macquarie Dictionary here.






Macquarie Dictionary new words dorgi a dog that is a cross between a dachshund and a corgi

Macquarie Dictionary new words jelly fall when a large bloom of jellyfish dies and sinks to the bottom of the ocean, providing food for detritivores

Macquarie Dictionary new words plogging a new trend in sweden where joggers stop to pick up rubbish along the way for the sake of the environment

Macquarie Dictionary new words pie night a casual social gathering after a sporting event where meat pies (and sometimes alcohol) are consumed.

Macquarie Dictionary new words thunderclap headache a headache caused by spasming blood vessels in the brain

Macquarie Dictionary new words brookie combination of a brownie and a cookie


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Phil - Aug. 20, 2018, 9:50 p.m.

Plogging - definitely. My work recently held a plogging event to pick up rubbish around a network of wetland trails in Murray Bridge, and you see it mentioned in running Apps every so often. Phil

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