Jenna loves vocabulary! She found an article with a list of new words added to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary. Check it out and listen below!
Definition: what the f—, used especially to express or describe outraged surprise, recklessness, confusion or bemusement.
Definition: not safe for work; not suitable for work, used to warn someone that a website, email attachment, etc., is not suitable for viewing at most places of employment.
Definition: a legging that is designed to resemble a tight-fitting pair of denim jeans and is made of a stretchable fabric.
Definition: to move into the frame of a photograph as it is being taken as a joke or prank.
Definition: an idea, behavior, style or usage that spreads from person to person within a culture.
Definition: something (such as a headline) designed to make readers want to click on a hyperlink, especially when the link leads to content of dubious value or interest.
net neutrality (n.)
Definition: the idea, principle or requirement that Internet service providers should or must treat all Internet data as the same regardless of its kind, source or destination.
Definition: any of various small images, symbols or icons used in text fields in electronic communication (as in text messages) to express the emotional attitude of the writer, convey information succinctly, communicate a message playfully without using words, etc.
dark money (n.)
Definition: money contributed to nonprofit organizations that is used to fund political campaigns without disclosure of the donors’ identities.
Definition: a pungent sauce that is made from hot peppers pureed with usually garlic, sugar, salt, and vinegar and that is typically used as a condiment.
Definition: sexually suggestive dancing characterized by rapid, repeated hip thrusts and shaking of the buttocks, especially while squatting.
List credited to Katy Steinmetz