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SPRINGFIELD, MA - SEPTEMBER 23: In this handout image provided by Merriam-Webster, Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and mobile website are displayed September 23, 2016 in Springfield, Massachusetts. (Photo by Joanne K. Watson/Merriam-Webster via Getty Images)

Zaddy is definitely my favorite.  I say it all the time.  Ha!

  • 300 new words and definitions have been added to to better “mirror the world around us,” according to the site’s managing editor.
  • Here are a few highlights:
  • “Long Hauler” – referring to people who experience lasting coronavirus symptoms
  • “Zaddy” – an alteration of daddy that means “an attractive man who is also stylish, charming, and confident” made popular by artist Ty Dolla $ign
  • “Ghost Kitchen” – a commercial facility that prepares and cooks restaurant-style food for delivery directly to customers or to one or more dine-in restaurants
  • “Side Hustle” – A job that brings in extra money beyond one’s regular job
  • Other words also added: “oof, ” “yeet,” and “sh*tshow” (People’s Choice 2020 Word of the Year)