A watched pot never boils
Something we wait for with impatient attention seems to take forever.
Weird Obsessions You Never Knew Had a NameRead more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.
Word Watch 2013: Binge-watchIn terms of media consumption, 2013 has been an eventful year. Thanks to the ease of on-demand video streaming on sites like Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Instant Video, film and video lovers have gravitated toward a few increasingly useful words to describe their novel viewing habits. One word on the rise this year is binge-watch. In our next update, Dictionary.com will define binge-watch as: “to …
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