Izzit? — Merriam-Webster just updated

American dictionary publishes new words and definitions

Everyone’s favourite lexicographical publisher of English in America, Merriam-Webster, recently added 850 new words and definitions to its dictionary:

The Dictionary Just Got a Whole Lot Bigger

The second part of the company’s name is derived from that of Noah Webster, the founding father of US dictionaries, who introduced American English spelling reforms in the early 1800s.

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