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newwords“Do you humblebrag about your neckbeard and sideboob? How adorbs.”

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Bài giới thiệu của OxfordDictionaries.com: Adorbs new words added to OxfordDictionaries.com – WDYT? (click từng mục từ để coi định nghĩa và ví dụ minh họa)

Đây là danh sách trọn vẹn lấy từ The Telegraph:

– acquihire, n.: buying out a company primarily for the skills and expertise of its staff…

– adorbs, adj.: (informal) arousing great delight; cute or adorable

– air punch, n.: thrusting one’s clenched fist up into the air, typically as a gesture of triumph…

– amazeballs, adj.: (informal) very impressive, enjoyable, or attractive

– anti-vax, adj.: (US informal) opposed to vaccination

– Bank of Mum and Dad, phr.: (Brit. informal) a person’s parents regarded as source of financial assistance

– bare, adv.: (Brit. informal) very; really (used as an intensifier)

– bedroom tax, n.: (in the UK) informal name for a measure introduced in the Welfare Reform Act 2012…

– binge-watch, v.: (informal) watch multiple episodes of (a television programme) in rapid succession…

– bro hug, n.: (US informal) friendly embrace between two men

– clickbait, n.: (informal) (on the Internet) content…whose main purpose is to attract attention and draw visitors to a particular web page

– cord cutting, n.: (informal) practice of cancelling a pay television subscription or landline phone connection in favour of an alternative Internet-based or wireless service

– cotch, v.: (Brit. informal) spend time relaxing; stay or sleep somewhere on a temporary basis

– cray, adj. (also cray cray): (US informal) crazy

– Deep Web, n.: the part of the World Wide Web that is not discoverable by means of standard search engines.

– doncha, contraction: (informal) don’t you

– douchebaggery, n.: (N. Amer. informal) obnoxious or contemptible behaviour

 dox, v.: (informal) search for and publish private data about (an individual) on the Internet, typically with malicious intent (Từ này đã được giới thiệu trong một mục Word Wonder của trang Dollars and Sense trên Facebook.)

 e-cig, n.: (informal) another term for electronic cigarette

– false widow, n.: a spider resembling the black widow, some species of which are moderately poisonous to humans

– fandom, n.: the fans of a particular person, team, series, etc. regarded collectively as a community or subculture

– fast follower, n.: a company that quickly imitates the innovations of its competitors

– 5:2 diet, n.: a diet that involves eating normally for five days out of a seven-day period and greatly restricting the amount of food eaten on the other two days

– FML, abbrev.: (vulgar slang) f— my life! (used to express dismay at a frustrating personal situation)

– geocache, n.: an item…that has been hidden at a location whose coordinates have been posted on the Internet…

– hate-watch, v.: (informal) watch (a television programme) for the sake of the enjoyment derived from mocking or criticizing it

– hench, adj.: (Brit. informal) (of a man) strong, fit, and having well-developed muscles

– hippotherapy, n.: horse riding as a therapeutic or rehabilitative treatment…

– hot mess, n.: (US informal) a person or thing that is spectacularly unsuccessful or disordered

– hot mic, n.: (informal) a microphone that is turned on, in particular one that broadcasts a spoken remark that was intended to be private

– humblebrag, n. & v.: (informal) (make) an ostensibly modest or self-deprecating statement whose actual purpose is to draw attention to something of which one is proud

– hyperconnected, adj.: characterized by the widespread or habitual use of devices that have Internet connectivity

– ICYMI, abbrev.: (informal) in case you missed it

– in silico, adj. & adv.: (of scientific experiments) conducted or produced by means of computer modelling or simulation

– listicle, n.: an Internet article presented in the form of a numbered or bullet-pointed list

– live-tweet, v.: post comments about (an event) on Twitter while the event is taking place

– mansplain, v.: (informal) (of a man) explain something to someone, typically a woman, in a manner regarded as condescending or patronizing

– mud run, n.: an event in which participants negotiate a course consisting of obstacles filled or covered with mud

– neckbeard, n.: (informal) growth of hair on a man’s neck, especially when regarded as indicative of poor grooming…

– octocopter, n.: an unmanned helicopter having eight rotors

– olinguito, n.: a small nocturnal tree-dwelling mammal living in cloud forests of Colombia and Ecuador…

– Paleo diet, n: a diet based on the type of foods presumed to have been eaten by early humans…

– pharmacovigilance, n.: the practice of monitoring effects of medical drugs after they have been licensed for use

– responsive, adj.: denoting a website whose page design changes automatically according to the size of screen on which it is viewed

– second screen, n.: a mobile device used while watching television, especially to access supplementary content or applications

– sentiment analysis, n.: the process of computationally identifying and categorizing opinions expressed in a piece of text

– side boob, n.: (informal) the side part of a woman’s breast, as exposed by a revealing item of clothing

– side-eye, n.: (informal , chiefly US): a sidelong glance expressing disapproval or contempt

– smartwatch, n.: a mobile device with a touchscreen display, worn on the wrist

– SMH, abbrev.: (informal) shaking (or shake) my head (used to express disapproval, exasperation, etc.)…

– spit take, n.: (informal) (especially as a comic technique) an act of suddenly spitting out liquid one is drinking in response to something funny or surprising

– subtweet, n.: (informal) (on Twitter) a post that refers to a particular user without directly mentioning them, typically as a form of furtive mockery or criticism

– tech-savvy, n.: (informal) well informed about or proficient in the use of modern technology

– time-poor, adj.: spending much of one’s time working or occupied…

– throw shade, phr.: (US informal) publicly criticize or express contempt for someone

– vape, v.: inhale and exhale the vapour produced by an electronic cigarette or similar device

– WDYT, abbrev.: (informal) what do you think?

– YOLO, abbrev.: (informal) you only live once (expressing the view that one should make the most of the present moment).

Đọc thêm bài bình luận của The Telegraph: Side-boob, humblebrag and Yolo among new words added to dictionary.


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