Brain Fart, Hangry and Mic Drop Among Words Added To Oxford Dictionaries

Wine O’clock, Butt Dial and Awesomesauce also made the cut

Oxford Dictionaries has announced the addition of 1,000 new words.

Oxford Dictionaries is the branch of the Oxford family that focuses on modern language, as opposed to the more traditional Oxford English Dictionary.

Our favourite additions include –

Awesomesauce: extremely good; excellent

Brain fart: a temporary mental lapse or failure to reason correctly

Bruh: a male friend (often used as a form of address)

Butt dial: inadvertently call (someone) on a mobile phone in one's rear trouser pocket

Fur baby: a person's dog, cat, or other furry pet animal

Hangry: bad-tempered or irritable as a result of hunger

MacGyver: make or repair (an object) in an improvised or inventive way, making use of whatever items are at hand

Manspreading: the practice whereby a man, especially one travelling on public transport, adopts a sitting position with his legs wide apart, in such a way as to encroach on an adjacent seat or seats

Mic drop: an instance of deliberately dropping or tossing aside one's microphone at the end of a performance or speech one considers to have been particularly impressive

Rage-quit: angrily abandon an activity or pursuit that has become frustrating, especially the playing of a video game

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