word of the year

Oxford Dictionaries names 'goblin mode' its word of the year

The Associated Press LONDON (AP) - Oxford Dictionaries has announced its 2022 word of the year: “goblin mode.” It defines the term as “a type of behavior which is unapologetically self-indulgent, lazy, slovenly, or greedy, typically in a way that…

What headline? 'Gaslighting' Merriam-Webster's word of 2022

The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) - Merriam-Webster has chosen “gaslighting” as its word of the year for 2022. Lookups for “gaslighting” on the dictionary company's website increased this year by 1,740% over 2021. Merriam-Webster's Peter Sokolowski tells The Associated…