Attention, word nerds: This is your bonus round, courtesy of Merriam-Webster.READ MORE: Dallas Stars Win Fourth Game In A Row, Beating Arizona Coyotes 3-2
In addition to elevating “surreal” in 2016 to word of the year, the dictionary company on Tuesday added about 1,000 new words and new definitions to existing listings on its website, Merriam-webster.com.READ MORE: Dallas Police Ask Public For Help Finding Deadly Hit-And-Run Suspects
Among 17 of the latest disclosed by the company are: “arancini,” those stuffed, breaded and fried Italian rice balls; “conlang,” meaning an invented language like Klingon; “fast fashion” and “microaggression,” a flash-point favorite on some college campuses.
This is the first time the company has freshened up website listings since 2014, when it added entries to a new paper edition of its collegiate book and online at the same time.MORE NEWS: Missing Canadian Aaron Tschritter Last Seen In Deep Ellum Came For Cowboys Game, Never Made It
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