Merriam-Webster Dictionary

  • Merriam-Webster's word of 2013: Science

    12/3/13 8:48 AM

    Merriam-Webster's word of 2013 is science, based on a 176 percent increase in lookups on its website when compared with last year. Tuesday's announcement follows selfie, the word-of-the-year choice for Oxford University Press.


  • 'F-bomb,' 'sexting,' among new words in Merriam-Webster Dictionary

    8/14/12 11:51 AM Comment

    Every year, the folks that publish the Merriam-Webster Dictionary add words that are commonly used by the public. This year, the words 'f-bomb,' 'energy drink' and 'life coach' are among the new ones.