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Committee's Choice and People's Choice announced!

Posted on 23 November 2016


Committee's Choice

The Committee's Choice for the 2016 Word of the Year is fake news. Honourable mentions go to enby and halal snack pack.

You can find out more about how and why this word was chosen at our news page.

People's Choice

The People's Choice Word of the Year 2016 goes to halal snack pack! Honorable mentions go to alt-right and fake news. You can find out more about these words and comments from Susan Butler, The Editor here.

 

 

Finalists

The Committee's top 15 are as below.

Download the Committee's Choice top 15 shortlist as text or images. You can also access a longer list of 75 words that the Committee were provided here.

Macquarie Dictionary Word of the Year 2016 alt-right Macquarie Dictionary Word of the Year 2016 bubble soccer Macquarie Dictionary Word of the Year 2016 enby

Macquarie Dictionary Word of the Year 2016 fake news Macquarie Dictionary Word of the Year 2016 fatberg Macquarie Dictionary Word of the Year 2016 filter bubble

Macquarie Dictionary Word of the Year 2016 greige Macquarie Dictionary Word of the Year 2016 halal snack pack Macquarie Dictionary Word of the Year 2016 patient navigator

Macquarie Dictionary Word of the Year 2016 plyscraper Macquarie Dictionary Word of the Year 2016 racebending Macquarie Dictionary Word of the Year 2016 rumbler alarm

Macquarie Dictionary Word of the Year 2016 shoefiti Macquarie Dictionary Word of the Year 2016 standing desk Macquarie Dictionary Word of the Year 2016 youlk