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Conservatives throw a tantrum over Merriam-Webster’s revised ‘racism’ definition

The new definition will aim to reflect the modern reality of racism.

On Jun 10, 2020 by Nahila Bonfiglio

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Merriam-Webster recognizes use of singular ‘they’ for nonbinary people

Transphobes are mad because they don’t understand how language works.

On Sep 18, 2019 by Alex Dalbey

Merriam-Webster Adds 'Embiggen' from ’The Simpsons’ to Dictionary

Merriam-Webster adds made-up word from ’The Simpsons’ to its dictionary

'A noble spirit embiggens the smallest man.'

On Mar 6, 2018 by David Britton

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Merriam-Webster recognizes the universal love of ‘doggo,’ gets flooded with doggo pics

Doggos are indeed worth 'watching.'

On Dec 28, 2017 by Bryan Rolli

Merriam-Webster : Donald Trump Holding His Hands in the Air

Merriam-Webster schools Trump after tweet typo

President Trump has learned his lesson.

On May 8, 2017 by Andrew Wyrich

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Merriam-Webster trolls Apple fans with its new definition of ‘sheeple’


On Apr 30, 2017 by Chris Tognotti

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11 words the Trump administration doesn’t understand, defined

Words are hard.

On Apr 15, 2017 by Monica Riese

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Merriam-Webster has one word for United: Volunteer

It's pretty black and white.

On Apr 11, 2017 by Monica Riese

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After ‘SNL’ skit, Ivanka Trump claims not to know what ‘complicit’ means

FYI: 'Helping to commit a crime or do wrong in some way.'

On Apr 5, 2017 by Jessica Machado

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Merriam-Webster calls out Kellyanne Conway’s definition of feminism

She called it 'pro-abortion' and 'anti-male.'

On Feb 23, 2017 by Lauren L'Amie

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Merriam-Webster is now on Giphy for all your nerdy reaction GIF needs

Word up.

On Feb 7, 2017 by Monica Riese

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Merriam-Webster schools Kellyanne Conway on facts with one perfect tweet

Allow the dictionary to provide the definition.

On Jan 23, 2017 by Josh Katzowitz

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Merriam-Webster trolls Trump supporter for confusing ‘molotov’ and ‘mazel tov’

Merriam-Webster is over this election.

On Nov 8, 2016 by Josh Katzowitz

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You’ll never guess which word just made it into the dictionary

This is epic.

On May 26, 2015 by Miles Klee

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7 better choices for Merriam-Webster’s Word of the Year

Culture? Nope, that's garbage. These are the most important words of 2014.

On Dec 16, 2014 by Miles Klee