We’re only halfway through the year, but it’s been a wild ride so far, with events like the, an and an , to name a few. Dictionary.com on Wednesday added a list of words and definitions that reflect the crazy, changing times we’re living in, like “shitshow,” “long COVID” (the long-term effects of catching ) and “domestic terrorism.”
Other words include “10 to 100 times the speed of 4G. There’s also “asshat” (“a foolish, annoying, or contemptible person,” according to the Dictionary.com entry), “yeet” (“an exclamation of enthusiasm, approval, triumph, pleasure, joy, etc.”) and “boondoggle” (“a wasteful and worthless project undertaken for political, corporate, or personal gain, typically a government project funded by taxpayers”). Words like “y’all,” “cultural appropriation” and “DEI” (diversity, equity and inclusion) also made the list.,” the next-generation cellular technology that boasts anywhere from
Lighthearted additions include “zaddy” (“an attractive man who is also stylish, charming, and self-confident”), “silver fox” (“an attractive older person with gray or silver hair, especially a man”) and “snack” (“a sexy and physically attractive person; hottie”). Feel free to use on your dating profiles as you please, now with the official backing of a dictionary.