‘Justice’ Is Merriam-Webster’s Word Of The YearMerriam-Webster has chosen "justice" as its 2018 word of the year, driven by the churning news cycle over months and months.
'Feminism' Named Merriam-Webster's Word Of The Year For 2017This may or may not come as a surprise, but Merriam-Webster's word of the year for 2017 is "feminism." It has been a big year or two or 100 for the word.
Fact Check: No, Trump Didn't Invent 'Prime The Pump'President Donald Trump took credit in an interview for coining the phrase "prime the pump," seemingly unaware that it was popularized during the Great Depression more than 80 years ago.
Ghosting, Shade, Microaggression Hit Merriam-Webster WebsiteIn 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.
Dictionary Folk At Merriam-Webster Sum Up 2016: SurrealWas 2016 a dream or a nightmare? Try something in between: "surreal," which is Merriam-Webster's word of the year, unveiled Monday.
Merriam-Webster Picks 'Ism' As 2015 Word Of The YearMerriam-Webster has picked the small but powerful suffix 'ism' as word of the year. The top isms to earn high traffic spikes in 2015 are socialism, fascism, racism, feminism, communism, capitalism and terrorism.
'Culture' Selected As Word Of The YearA nation, a workplace, an ethnicity, a passion, an outsized personality. The people who comprise these things, who fawn or rail against them, are behind the 2014 word of the year.