Bantz and Manspreading Are Now In The Oxford Dictionary

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Bruh, this snackable article is more bantz than a new cat cafe or even a much-talked about Grexit. Okay, we can’t keep talking like this because it hurts. However, today more than a thousand new words were added to the Oxford Dictionary, pissing off language boffins everywhere. Language is constantly changing, but this development is a fatberg like no other. NBD.

Manspreading is now in the Oxford Dictionary

New Entries To The Dictionary:


pl. n.: (Brit. informal) playfully teasing or mocking remarks exchanged with another person or group; banter

Beer o’clock

n: an appropriate time of day for starting to drink beer

Brain fart

n.: (informal) a temporary mental lapse or failure to reason correctly


n.: a term for the potential or hypothetical departure of the United Kingdom from the European Union


n: (US informal) a male friend (often used as a form of address)


n.: (informal) a charge made by a restaurant for serving a cake they have not supplied themselves

Cat cafe

n.: a cafe or similar establishment where people pay to interact with cats housed on the premises


n.: a bakery that specialises in cupcakes


n.: the action or process of causing a person with extreme views to adopt more moderate positions on political or social issues


n.: a very large mass of solid waste in a sewerage system – consisting especially of congealed fat and personal hygiene products that have been flushed down toilets


v.: cause (someone judged to be fat or overweight) to feel humiliated by making mocking or critical comments about their size

Fur baby

n.: a person’s dog/cat/or other furry pet animal


n.: a term for the potential withdrawal of Greece from the eurozone (the economic region formed by those countries in the European Union that use the euro as their national currency)


adj.: (informal) bad-tempered or irritable as a result of hunger


n.: the practice whereby a man – especially one travelling on public transport – adopts a sitting position with his legs wide apart – in such a way as to encroach on an adjacent seat or seats


excl.: (informal; chiefly US) non-standard spelling of OK – representing an informal pronunciation (typically used at the end of a statement to invite agreement/approval/or confirmation)


n.: a title used before a person’s surname or full name by those who wish to avoid specifying their gender or by those who prefer not to identify themselves as male or female

Pocket dial

v.: inadvertently call (someone) on a mobile phone in one’s pocket – as a result of pressure being accidentally applied to a button or buttons on the phone


v.: (informal) angrily abandon an activity or pursuit that has become frustrating – especially the playing of a video game


n.: (informal) a person one does not know – especially one regarded as odd/suspicious or engaging in socially inappropriate behaviour


n.: a registered user of the website Reddit

Social justice warrior

n.: (informal; derogatory) a person who expresses or promotes socially progressive views


adj.: (of online content) designed to be read – viewed – or otherwise engaged with briefly and easily

Spear phishing

n.: the fraudulent practice of sending emails ostensibly from a known or trusted sender in order to induce targeted individuals to reveal confidential information


n.: (US informal) the action or practice of making a hoax call to the emergency services in an attempt to bring about the dispatch of a large number of armed police officers to a particular address

Weak sauce

n.: (US informal) something that is of a poor or disappointing standard or quality

Wine o’clock

n.: an appropriate time of day for starting to drink wine