Every year Dictionary.com chooses one word that was high in search trends and that describes what that year was about. Find out Dictionary.com’s past Words of the Year in these articles.
Can you guess what our 2020 Word of the Year is? Find out which word rose above the rest and had the greatest impact in a year like none other.
2019's word isn't just high stakes. It's also aspirational, inviting us to ask bigger questions.
Learn why "misinformation" was our 2018 Word of the Year—and how to identify and curb its spread.