Merriam-Webster Just Added Cryptocurrency, Life Hack, Dumpster Fire, and Mansplain to the Dictionary

13:40 (GMT+2) Thu, 08 Mar 2018



New Words have been added to the Dictionary this week. 

Merriam-Webster just announced a bunch of new words they're adding to their dictionary.  So these words are "real" now, I guess . . .
 
 1.  cryptocurrency (noun) . . . "any form of currency that only exists digitally . . . using a decentralized system to record transactions."
 
 
2.  life hack (noun) . . . "a usually simple and clever tip or technique for accomplishing some familiar task more easily and efficiently."
 
 
3.  mansplain (verb) . . . "to explain something to a woman in a condescending way that assumes she has no knowledge about the topic."
 
 
4.  hate-watch (verb) . . . "to watch and take pleasure in laughing at or criticizing."
 
 
5.  glamping (noun) . . . "outdoor camping with amenities and comforts such as beds, electricity, and access to indoor plumbing, not usually used when camping."
 
 
6.  dumpster fire (noun) . . . "an utterly calamitous or mismanaged situation or occurrence."


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