Only time will tell if the latest wave of change Americans voted for in the midterm elections will result in a negative or positive outcome. In the past two years, has there been enough change? Here's an excerpt from our Word of the Year announcement in The national debate can arguably be summarized by the question: Tergiversate This rare word was chosen to represent because it described so much of the world around us.
Here's an excerpt from our Word of the Year announcement in
A History: Dictionary.com’s Word of the Year
In a year known for the Occupy movement and what became known as the Arab Spring, our lexicographers chose bluster as their Word of the Year for Fear of the "other" was a huge theme infrom Brexit to President Donald Trump's campaign rhetoric. Privacy We got serious in Identity Fluidity of identity was a huge theme in Our Word of the Year in reflected the many facets of identity that surfaced that year. Here's an excerpt from our release that year that gives a pretty good explanation for our choice: This rare word was chosen to represent because it described so much of the world around us.