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Should detourism, factflip and CODA go in the dictionary?

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.

Has anyone ever been enraged by a factflip? Have you ever read any xenofiction or participated in wing chun? Do you desire some detourism? Let us know in the comments section below!

See other words suggested to the Macquarie Dictionary here.




Macquarie Dictionary-detourism-Travel that is often off the beaten track, or away from the usual sightseeing destinations

Macquarie Dictionary-psychobiotics-psychobiotics are live bacteria which, when ingested, can manipulate human gut bacteria for mental health benefits

Macquarie Dictionary-factflip-when a politician of government changes impending policies because of pressure from the public

Macquarie Dictionary-xenofiction-fiction told from the perspective of something not human

Macquarie Dictionary-wing chun-a type of Chinese martial art focusing on close range combat

Macquarie Dictionary-CODA-Child of Deaf Adult (CODA) - this is used to describe hearing children with deaf parents or family

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