600+ words officially added to dictionary

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(CNN) — If you love words, your day is about to get better!

Dictionaries are getting bigger. Merriam-Webster has added more than 600 new words and phrases.

One new word is ‘buzzy,’ which is something or someone that draws a lot of attention. Another new one is ‘bottle episode,’ a relatively cheap episode of a TV show that usually only has one setting.

In some cases, new definitions are given to common words, like ‘snowflake,’ which can now refer to someone who is very sensitive.

The word, ‘purple,’ is not just a color anymore…it can also refer to an area that has an even amount of Democrats and Republicans.

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February 07 2021 06:30 pm

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