Time.com reported on the new entries to Oxford Dictionaries. YOLO (you only live once) made it. Insert eyeroll here.
There are some others I had never heard of or thought they meant something else. SMH for instance I thought was short for something entirely different, use your imagination.
Here are some of the new adds…
acquihire (n.): buying out a company primarily for the skills and expertise of its staff.
adorbs (adj.): arousing great delight; cute or adorable.
air punch (n.): thrusting one’s clenched fist up into the air, typically as a gesture of triumph.
amazeballs (adj.): very impressive, enjoyable, or attractive.
anti-vax (adj.): opposed to vaccination.
binge-watch (v.): watch multiple episodes of a television program in rapid succession.
bro hug (n.): a friendly embrace between two men.
clickbait (n.): (on the Internet) content whose main purpose is to attract attention and draw visitors to a particular web page.
cray (adj.): crazy, but without that time-consuming extra syllable.
Deep Web (n.): the part of the World Wide Web that is not discoverable by means of standard search engines.
doncha (contraction): don’t you.
douchebaggery (n.): obnoxious or contemptible behaviour.
e-cig (n.): another term for electronic cigarette.
fandom (n.): the fans of a particular person, team, series, etc., regarded collectively as a community or subculture.
fast follower (n.): a company that quickly imitates the innovations of its competitors.
5:2 diet (n.): a diet that involves eating normally for five days out of a seven-day period and greatly restricting the amount of food eaten on the other two days.
FML (abbrev.): (vulgar slang) f— my life! (used to express dismay at a frustrating personal situation)
hate-watch (v.): watch (a television program usually) for the sake of the enjoyment derived from mocking or criticizing it.
hot mess (n.): a person or thing that is spectacularly unsuccessful or disordered.
hot mic (n.): a microphone that is turned on, in particular one that broadcasts a spoken remark that was intended to be private.
humblebrag (n. & v.): (make) an ostensibly modest or self-deprecating statement whose actual purpose is to draw attention to something of which one is proud.
hyperconnected (adj.): characterized by the widespread or habitual use of devices that have Internet connectivity.
ICYMI (abbrev.): in case you missed it.
listicle (n.): an Internet article presented in the form of a numbered or bullet-pointed list.
live-tweet (v.): post comments about (an event) on Twitter while the event is taking place.
mansplain (v.): (of a man) explain something to someone, typically a woman, in a manner regarded as condescending or patronizing.
mud run (n.): an event in which participants negotiate a course consisting of obstacles filled or covered with mud.
neckbeard (n.): growth of hair on a man’s neck, especially when regarded as indicative of poor grooming.
Paleo diet (n.): a diet based on the type of foods presumed to have been eaten by early humans.
second screen (n.): a mobile device used while watching television, especially to access supplementary content or applications.
sentiment analysis (n.): the process of computationally identifying and categorizing opinions expressed in a piece of text.
side boob (n.): the side part of a woman’s breast, as exposed by a revealing item of clothing.
side-eye (n.): a sidelong glance expressing disapproval or contempt.
smartwatch (n.): a mobile device with a touchscreen display, worn on the wrist.
SMH (abbrev.): shaking (or shake) my head (used to express disapproval, exasperation, etc.).
spit take (n.): (especially as a comic technique) an act of suddenly spitting out liquid one is drinking in response to something funny or surprising.
subtweet (n.): (on Twitter) a post that refers to a particular user without directly mentioning them, typically as a form of furtive mockery or criticism.
tech-savvy (n.): well informed about or proficient in the use of modern technology.
time-poor (adj.): spending much of one’s time working or occupied.
throw shade (phr.): publicly criticize or express contempt for someone.
vape (v.): inhale and exhale the vapor produced by an electronic cigarette or similar device.
WDYT (abbrev.): what do you think?
YOLO (abbrev.): you only live once (expressing the view that one should make the most of the present moment).