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Should packing party, himpathy and solopreneur go in the dictionary?

Sep 26, 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.

Would you have a packing party and endure the doorway effect as a solopreneur? Let us know in the comments section below!

See other words suggested to the Macquarie Dictionary here.






Macquarie Dictionary-Intimacy directora choreographer who supports employees at their  most vulnerable workplace moments, such as during the filming of intimate sex scenes in movies.

Macquarie Dictionary-silent cheer-showing praise or encouragement without sound, by either raising the arms or wiggling the fingers. This is used by the hearing-impaired community to indicate applause.

Macquarie Dictionary-packing party-packing up your home as if you are moving house and only removing what you use; the rest is donated, recycled, sold or thrown away.

Macquarie Dictionary-himpathy-the sympathy extended to a male wrongdoer over his female victim.

Macquarie Dictionary-solopreneur-an individual who creates and runs a business on their own.

Macquarie Dictionary-doorway effect-forgetting what you were doing when you enter a room based off the belief that passing through a doorway resets your memory.


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nury - Jan. 7, 2019, 11:34 p.m.

solopreneur is rather typical for my country - Russia. We call it "chastny predprinimatel"

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