New Words Added To The Oxford Dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary added new words to their dictionary! Words like proposal, chills, whatevs, fake news and even some ‘Star Wars’ terms too. 

Here are a few of the words – 

chillax (verb).  To calm down and relax.

nomophobia (noun). Anxiety about not having access to a mobile phone.

promposal (noun).  An invitation to be someone’s date to a school prom, especially one which is elaborately staged, filmed, and made available on social media.

whatevs (interjection). Used, typically in response to a question or statement, to indicate that the speaker is disinclined to engage with, or is indifferent to, the matter.

fake news (noun).  News that conveys or incorporates false, fabricated, or deliberately misleading information . . . or is accused of doing so.

Here are the “Star Wars” terms added to the Oxford:  

lightsaber, Jedi, Padawan, Force, and Jedi mind trick

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