Word of the year

“Identity” Is Dictionary.com’s Word Of The Year

Dictionary.com has announced that its word of the year for 2015 is “identity,” which seems apt for a year in which gay marriage was legalized at the federal

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 8, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Oxford Dictionary’s ‘Word Of The Year’ Isn’t A Word

At least it’s not an ancient Egyptian pictogram. While this year’s Oxford Dictionaries word of the year is not an actual word, it is a popular image: the “face with…

Newser | November 17, 2015 - 2:15 pm

Congrats, Stoners: Oxford Dictionaries’ Word Of The Year Is For You

Beating out “Bae,” “Budtender,” “Contactless,” “Indyref,” “Normcore,” and “Slacktivism,” Oxford Dictionaries’ Word Of The Year has officially been crowned! While they were all worthy contenders, this year’s pick was an…

Katie Oldenburg | November 19, 2014 - 11:30 am