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28 Words You Can't Believe are in the Oxford Dictionary

Twerk, Srsly, FOMO, and more!

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    Twerk (v): dance to popular music in a sexually provocative manner involving thrusting hip movements and a low, squatting stance.

    Twerk it girl, work it girl.

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    Phablet (n): a smartphone having a screen which is intermediate in size between that of a typical smartphone and a tablet computer.

    A phablet is much better easier to carry around than a tablet.

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    Selfie (n): a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social media website.

    Posting a selfie a day keeps your friends away.

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    Derp (n): foolishness or stupidity.

    This derp tried to attack his co-worker.

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    Squee (v): squeal in delight or excitement.

    I squeed like a 14-year-old fan girl when I saw this cute kitten.

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    Srsly (adv): short for seriously.

    Srsly though, I see where you are coming from.


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    Vom (v): be sick; vomit.

    I’m eating crackers and drinking ginger ale and trying not to vom.


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    Jorts (n): denim shorts:

    Turn all your jeans into jorts.

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    Bitcoin (n): a digital currency in which transactions can be performed without the need for a central bank:

    Bitcoin has become a hot commodity among speculators.

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    FOMO (n): anxiety that an exciting or interesting event may currently be happening elsewhere, often aroused by posts seen on a social media website:

    I realized I was a lifelong sufferer of FOMO.


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    Emoji (n): a small digital image or icon used to express an idea or emotion in electronic communication.

    I used emoji to liven up my text messages with tiny smiley faces.

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    Fauxhawk (n): a hairstyle in which a section of hair running from the front to the back of the head stands erect, intended to resemble a Mohican haircut.

    The opening drew a primarily male audience sporting ironic T-shirts and fauxhawks.

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    Girl Crush (n): an intense and typically non-sexual liking or admiration felt by one woman or girl for another:

    This girl has a girl crush on Cara Delevingne.


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    Food Baby (n): a protruding stomach caused by eating a large quantity of food and supposedly resembling that of a woman in the early stages of pregnancy:

    These guys have some serious food babies.

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    Bling (n): Expensive, ostentatious clothing and jewelry.

    Look at the bling on this guy.

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    Bromance (n): A close but non-sexual relationship between two men.

    Simon Cowell and David Walliams go on bromance picnic.

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    Chillax (v): Calm down and relax.

    This cat took a break from his busy day to chillax.

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    Droolworthy (adj): Extremely attractive or desirable.

    These delicious cupcakes are more than droolworthy.

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    Frankenfood (n): Genetically modified food.

    There's no way I'm eating this Frankenfood.

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    Guyliner (n): Eyeliner that is worn by men.

    I think this guy needs more guyliner with his drink.

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    La-la Land (n): A fanciful state or dream world. Also, Los Angeles.

    Taking the next flight to La-la Land.

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    Jeggings (n): Tight-fitting stretch trousers for women, styled to resemble a pair of denim jeans.

    You will never catch me dead in jeggings.

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    Mankini (n): A brief one-piece bathing garment for men, with a T-back.

    If I see one more guy in a mankini, I'm going to vom.

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    Locavore (n): A person whose diet consists only or principally of locally grown or produced food.

    I can't tell the difference between hipster and locavore.

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    Po-po (n): The police.

    Run! The po-po are coming.

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    Mini-Me (n): A person closely resembling a smaller or younger version of another.

    "Austin Powers" was the first mini-me."


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    Muffin Top (n): A roll of fat visible above the top of a pair of women’s tight-fitting low-waisted trousers.

    I am trying to cut back on my muffin intake so I won't have a muffin top.

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    Infomania (n): The compulsive desire to check or accumulate news and information, typically via mobile phone or computer.

    These girls are suffering from a serious case of informania.

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