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Hangry Has Been Added To The Dictionary


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Hangry has been added to the dictionary.

The Oxford English Dictionary defines the word as meaning "bad-tempered or irritable as a result of hunger".

Mansplaining, ransomware and lactivism are also being added to the latest edition.

More than 1000 words will be defined in the next print in April:

  • Hangry - bad-tempered or irritable as a result of hunger
  • Lactivism - advocating in favour of breast-feeding, rather than bottle-feeding
  • Tomgirl - a girl or woman who acts or dresses in a manner conventionally more associated with boys
  • Masstige - a combination of the words masses and prestige referring to cheap products marketed as luxurious
  • Swag - a bold, self-confident mannerĀ 

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