300 New Words Added To Dictionary.Com

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - SEPTEMBER 24:  A close up Photo illustration showing a dictionary definition of the word

300 new words are making their way onto dictionary.com.  The list of words being added to the online database includes hangry, known as being mad when hungry; slay, the act of impressing someone; and dabbing, a popular dance move involving your arm and head.  The company says the additions stem from recent trends.  

Many come straight from the headlines, like Black Lives Matter and alt-right.  Other words like 420 and kush reflect marijuana becoming medically and recreationally legal in parts of the country. 

Food, fashion and art also provided some new entries, including cheat meal, a man bun, friendiversary, a lightsaber and mic drop.

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