Macquarie Dictionary


Should these words go in the Macquarie Dictionary?

We are always on the lookout for new, emerging and interesting words to add to the Macquarie Dictionary. In a time of global instant communication, these words are popping up faster and in vaster quantities than ever before.

We’d like to highlight some of the fun, creative and intriguing submissions we receive from you, the reader. Let us know if you know any others and what you think of these ones.

See other words suggested to the Macquarie Dictionary here.





Macquarie Dictionary new words - skullet - a roofless mullet - top is bare either by shaving or balding.

Macquarie Dictionary new words - brown poppy syndrome - mainstream Australia's tolerated success of people of colour as long as they don't point out systemic, racial discrimination.

Macquarie Dictionary new words - migrainism - prejudice against people who suffer from migraines.

Macquarie Dictionary new words - complected - of a specified complexion.

Macquarie Dictionary new words - trigender - identifying as male and female and non-binary at once, sometimes switching between genders regularly

Macquarie Dictionary new words - oversharenting - when parents share too much and too often about their children on social media.

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