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T-W-E-R-K for 12 points: Scrabble fans to pick first word to be entered into official dictionary for

T-W-E-R-K for 12 points: Scrabble fans to pick first word to be entered into official dictionary for NINE yearsScrabble fans have been asked to cast their votes for the first new word to be entered into the game's official dictionary for nine years.While the world's major dictionaries are updated every year, the Scrabble dictionary is only updated once or twice a decade, long a source of annoyance...
Source : dailymail |
Category : International

Drug Medical Dictionary

drug medical dictionary contains definitions and explanations of many medical terms including prescription medication abbreviations. Medical terms are from MedTerms™ and are written by pharmacists and U.S. Board Certified Physicians; the same authors of the Webster's New World™ Medical Dictionary. To use the medical dictionary, type in your word in the dictionary search box below and click search....
Source : rxlist |
Category : Health

Oxford dictionary adds 'Hongkonger'

Oxford English Dictionary dictionary defined "Hongkonger" and "Hong Kongese" as "a native or inhabitant of Hong Kong".BEIJING: "Hongkonger" and "Hong Kongese" are among the 900 new words added to the Oxford English Dictionary.The locally used terms have been recognized as a section of Hong Kong people are agitating to maintain their independent identity amid the rising cultural and political influence...
Source : Times Of India |
Category : Headlines

'Twerking' makes Oxford dictionary

Twerking, the raunchy dance move performed by Miley Cyrus at the MTV VMAs is among the new words added to the Oxford English Dictionary.Oxford Dictionaries Online said the word, borrowed from hip hop culture, had become increasingly visible in the past 12 months.Other words such as omnishambles and selfie also make their debut as part of the dictionary's quarterly update.The word - meaning a situation...
Source : BBC |
Category : Entertainment

Geek dubbed 'word of 2013' by Collins dictionary

word geek, once used as a slur to describe a person with unfashionable interests or a social misfit, has now been declared the 'word of the year' by the Collins online dictionary.The dictionary has also changed the definition of geek to "a person who is very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about a specific subject." Collins has already added 'geekery', 'geek chic' and 'geekdom' to the dictionary's ...
Source : Rediff |
Category : National

Selfie tops as Oxford’s word of the year

Selfie is the 2013 word of the year, Oxford Dictionaries announced on Tuesday. Usage of the word has increased 17,000 percent over the past 12 months, said Oxford Dictionaries, which publishes the mammoth Oxford English Dictionary (OED), styled as the definitive......
Source : World News |
Category : Headlines

3rd edition of multilingual dictionary of Quran released

third edition of Multilingual Dictionary of the Holy Quran was released today in the presence of Janata Dal (United)s Rajya Sabha MP Ali Anwar Ansari and other dignitaries. Mr Ansari released the dictionary, written by Urdu journalist Zamir Ahmed, along with other dignitaries including senior journalist N K Singh. The 723-page dictionary has thousands of words of Quran in alphabetical or...
Source : Webindia123 |
Category : National

Countdown scraps dictionary will check words on laptop

Dictionary corner's final Countdown: Channel 4 show scraps hard copies and will check words on a laptop from the new yearIts presence in Dictionary Corner has become as quintessential a part of Countdown as the giant clock and conundrums.But the humble dictionary is to be scrapped in a sweeping modernisation of the teatime quiz show.From the new year, contestants’ words will be checked using a laptop...
Source : dailymail |
Category : International

Selfie is Oxford Dictionaries' word of the year

Gaming!Research from the revered dictionary suggests usage of the word 'selfie' has increased by an incredible 17,000% in the past year.Selfie – "a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social media website" – has been named word of the year by Oxford Dictionaries editors.Research from the revered dictionary suggests usage of the...
Source : Indiainfoline |
Category : Business

Oxford Dictionary includes curse words in latest revision

Oxford English Dictionary has added curse words like "c***ed" and "c***ish" in their latest revision.Popular words like "bestie", "scissor-kick", "wackadoodle", "crap shoot" "DIYer" and "bookaholic" are some other notable additions to the dictionary, the Daily Star reported.Katherine Connor Martin, the OED's head of US dictionaries said that "wackadoo" and "wackadoodle" are elaborations of wacky, wack,...
Source : Real Bollywood |
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