Word for Word #27 Word Watch
New words and meanings are constantly being created, with some of these passing by in the blink of an eye, while others have more staying power. In this episode, the team talks about the ways new words are created, and take a closer look at some of the new words that have been submitted to us.
Plus, the editors explain how we determine whether a word warrants a place in the dictionary, and once it’s approved, what happens next.
Join us as we explore our language: the ways we use it, the ways we abuse it, and the ways we ultimately change it.
Words and definitions
Macquarie Dictionary defintitions from this episode:
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Read more new words, phrases and definitions that have been submitted to us on the blog.
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