LBD, Matchy-Matchy, And Other Hilarious Word Additions To The OED

Every year, the Oxford English Dictionary adds a couple thousand new words and terms to its roster. In 2010, quite a few from the fashion world made it into the OED, including LBD, jeggings, match-matchy, and wardrobe malfunction. Interested in what else is now officially included in the dictionary? Some more slightly unbelievable additions after the jump!

  • Vuvuzela
  • Tweetup
  • Bromance
  • Cheeseball
  • Defriend
  • Microblogging
  • Chillax
  • Hot-dogging (Note: I didn’t know what this was. Dictionary.com informs it is “the performance of intricate, daring, or flamboyant stunts.” Urban Dictionary has something a bit more juicy: “When a male rubs his penis between another male or female’s butt cheeks with out penetrating the anus.”)
  • USB drive

[Daily Mail]
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