Dictionary.com has added 300 new words and definitions to their publication, and some of them are probably every day things you are now saying. The words and phrases range from political to pop culture to slang. Some of the new words, and their meanings from Dictionary.com are below.

  • Mic Drop - the act of intentionally dropping one’s microphone at the end of a speech or performance, displaying a bold confidence that it has been very impressive or cannot be topped
  • Man Bun - a man’s hair gathered into a bun at the back or top of the head
  • Lightsaber - a type of sword, as depicted in the fictional Star Wars universe, with a blade made of laser energy that can both cut and burn
  • Dad Bod - a man’s physique that is slightly overweight or flabby but still attractive
  • Cold Brew - the process of steeping coffee grounds or tea leaves in room-temperature or cold water for many hours, producing a concentrate to which more water may be added
  • Cheat Day - a day in which a person goes off a dietary regimen
  • Throw Shade - slang; to insult, criticize, or disrespect a person or thing in an indirect, artful manner
  • Sext - a sexually explicit digital image, text message, etc., sent to someone usually by cell phone
  • Smackdown - a severe rebuke or criticism
  • Hangry - feeling irritable or irrationally angry as a result of being hungry
  • Slay - to strongly impress or overwhelm someone

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