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Oxford Dictionary words of the Year 2017

YouthQuake: An almagamation of “youth” and Earthquake” has been named the Oxford Dictionary word of the year

 

YOUTHQUAKE:

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Used to describe sudden changes in fashion, music and attitudes or a significant cultural, political, or social change arising from the actions or influence of young people.”

ANTIFA:

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A short word for “anti-fascist”

BROFLAKE:

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A man who is readily upset by progressive attitudes, from the derogatory use of “snowflake”

KOMPROMAT:

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The Russian term for material used in blackmail

Unicorn:

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Adding rainbow colours to things – especially food

Milkshake duck:

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A person or character on social media that appears to be endearing at first, but is found to have an unappealing back story

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