Merriam-Webster Added EGOT, Buzzy, Stan, Garbage Time, and More to the Dictionary
The English language keeps on evolving. For the better? Well maybe not so much.
Merriam-Webster just announced they're adding 640 new words to the dictionary, and here are some of the highlights:
EGOT (noun), "the accomplishment of winning an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Award in one's lifetime."
buzzy (adjective), "causing or characterized by a lot of speculative or excited talk or attention."
stan (verb), "to exhibit fandom to an extreme or excessive degree."
garbage time (noun), "the final moments of a game in which one side has an insurmountable lead, substitutes often enter the game in place of starting players."
peak (adjective), "being at the height of popularity, use, or attention, used before the name of a product, person, cultural trend, etc."
snowflake (noun), "someone who is overly sensitive."
You can see more of the words they added here, including on-brand, screen time, gig economy, and page view.