'Emoji,' 'Photobomb,' 'WTF' and More Hip Internet Phrases Officially Added to Merriam-Webster Dictionary
By Alex Ungerman
WTF is going on with the dictionary??
Merriam-Webster has added a whopping 1,700 new words to its dictionary, including a bunch of fun Internet phrases to anger your grandparents. With new words all the time it's getting hard to keep up! So let's take a look at some of the fun new entries.
"Any of various small images, symbols, or icons used if text fields in electronic communication to express the emotional attitude of the writer, convey information succinctly, communicate a message playfully without using words, etc."
This definition would be more fun if it were all emojis.
"Something (such as a headline) designed to make readers want to click on a hyperlink especially when the link leads to content of dubious value or interest."