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Dadbod, binge-watch, manspreading make dictionary's top 2015 words

Did you do your share of binge-watching in 2015? You aren't alone. Use of the word "binge-watch" spiked dramatically in 2015, making it Collins English Dictionary's word of the year.

By November 5, 2015


Hangry Redditor rage-quits cat cafe: All enter Oxford Dictionary

The Oxford Dictionary welcomes a swarm of new entries, including matcha, mecha, subreddit and manic pixie dream girl.

By August 26, 2015


Improve the Dictionary app with Terminology for OS X

Based on the WordNet project, Terminology for OS X supercharges your Mac's dictionary.

By June 11, 2015


Add an offline dictionary to Play Books on Android

Want to look up words in Google Play Books when you're offline? Now you can by grabbing the offline dictionary. Read on to find out how.

By December 22, 2014


Ebola, hackers drive Dictionary.com word of the year: 'Exposure'

Dictionary.com says Ebola outbreaks, privacy concerns and horrific acts of violence influenced its decision to make "Exposure" the Word of the Year.

By November 19, 2014


Dictionary.com launches new app for word nerds

In honour of Dictionary Day, Dictionary.com has launched a brand new iOS app, with a luxuriance of lexical treats for logophiles.

By October 16, 2014


Oxford's latest 'word of the year' is...an emoji?

The Oxford Dictionaries has declared the most important addition to the lexicon for the year, but for the first time ever, it's not actually a word.

By November 16, 2015


Twitter could move beyond its heart symbol to offer richer responses

A feature hidden in a developer version of Twitter's app shows emojis to express more emotions. That feature would add complexity to the service, but also nuance.

By November 17, 2015


'Amazeballs,' 'YOLO,' 'adorbs' added to Oxford Dictionaries

Now you can "humblebrag" for knowing that "binge-watch," "side boob," "douchebaggery," "fandom," and other well-known slang terms are officially in Oxford Dictionaries.

By August 17, 2014


FBI discovers Twitter-speak, starts a dictionary

U.S. government investigators have compiled an 83-page list of Twitter shorthand, including some acronyms we bet you've never used.

By June 17, 2014