Macquarie Dictionary


Should Zucked, Chinese room and cinematic universe 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 Zucked? How do you feel about cinematic universes? Do you agree with the notion of Chinese room? Let us know in the comments section below!

See other words suggested to the Macquarie Dictionary here.






Macquarie Dictionary-Zucked-To be banned from Facebook for posting something that conflicts with their guidelines, i.e. something controversial or offensive

Macquarie Dictionary-ikigai-a Japanese word meaning your reason for being or what you live for

Macquarie Dictionary-SOML-an acronym for story of my life

Macquarie Dictionary-Chinese room-an artificial intelligence or computer program that is able to respond to an array of inputs in contexts it understands through rules so as to appear conscious, but is not conscious

Macquarie Dictionary-cinematic universe-a 'shared universe' usually of films that are set in the same fictional universe but are not necessarily in a sequence, e.g. Marvel, Star Wars, etc.

Macquarie Dictionary-Droste effect-known in art as when a picture appears within itself

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