Word Trends

  1. Sizzling Southern Sayings

    The charming (and sometimes confusing) sayings from the south you should know.

  2. Can You Untangle These Regional Mix-Ups?

    Watch what you say while you're traveling around the US - not all words mean the same things in the same places.

  3. Cracking The Code of Millennial Slang

    What does it mean to glo up? Who the heck is Salt Bae? We help you decode these and other popular slang terms.

  4. More “Man” Words in the Making

    As we get deeper into this new millennium, one that we like to think might free us from things like racial and gender inequities and stereotypes, some interesting “man-” words have found their way into English. What’s going on? Are […]

  5. Strange Words Only Millennials Could Think Up

  6. Gender Terms You Must Know

  7. Political Euphemisms: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

    A euphemism is a gentle word or expression for a harsh or offensive term.

  8. From Headlines to Hollywood to Hangry: New Words in the Dictionary

    The latest update to Dictionary.com includes over 300 new words and definitions, reflecting everything from news stories to fashion trends. We’ve also updated several existing Dictionary.com entries. Once again, many new words came straight from the headlines, from Black Lives […]

  9. Speech Spikes: Trump’s Inauguration Address

    Donald Trump took the oath of office on Friday, January 20th and officially became the 45th President of the United States of America. Everyone has an opinion on the word choices and speaking styles of politicians, and speeches from world leaders […]

  10. End of an Era: Word Lookups From Obama’s Farewell Speech

    President Barack Obama’s second and final term is at an end. He gave his farewell speech Tuesday January 10 in Chicago, the city that launched his rise to national prominence. Word choices and speech patterns of our world leaders are […]