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‘Squad Goals,’ ‘Haterade’ Top Oxford Dictionaries’ 300 New Words


The English language is growing.

Oxford Dictionaries has added 300 new words and, trust us, they’re a lesson in 21st century jargon.

Take a look at some of the vernacular that has made its way into the esteemed pages of definition:

squad goals

climate denier

drunk dial

drunk text

cat lady






herd mentality

third gender

Oxford’s additions come on the heels of Merriam-Webster including 1,000 new words to its book. And when you take a good look at the words, you can only imagine what will be added next year as the Millennial influence continues to permeate our world.

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