10 New English Words Recently Added to the Dictionary
The English language is one of the largest and most rapidly evolving ones on the planet, with thousands lof terms appearing each year. As impressive as it sounds, most of these new terms never make it into our lexicon and are completely forgotten in a matter of months. A few select words, on the other hand, get to become a part of the more permanent English word-stock and are used quite a bit, whether we like it or not.And while we are generally skeptical of slang and Internet speech, we must admit that these 10 words are actually quite fun and even useful. We also happened to notice that these newest dictionary additions are rapidly gaining popularity outside youth slang or Internet speech, with many of them finding their way into news releases and printed press, as well as our everyday vocabulary.
1 - *nonversation* (noun) -another word for small talk; a completely worthless conversation .
2 - *hangry* (adjective) - when you are so hungry it makes you angry or frustrated.
3 - *frenemy* (noun) - A person who pretends to be a friend, but is really an enemy.
4 - *crowdfund* (verb) - funding a project from small donations from lots of people.
5 - * binge-watch* (noun) - watch multiple episodes of a TV program in rapid succession.
6 - *carcolepsy* (noun) - when a passenger falls asleep as soon as the car starts moving.
7 - *infomania* (noun) - the compulsion to constantly check your smart phone or computer.
8 - *game-changer* (noun) - a newly introduced element that changes an existing situation/activity in an important way.
9 - *unkeyboardinated* (adjective) - the inability to type without repeated mistakes.
10 - *staycation* ( noun) - when you stay at home during your vacation.