New Words Added To The Scrabble Dictionary!

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Scrabble enthusiasts will have 300 new words added to the Scrabble dictionary to up their game, thanks to the sixth edition of the popular board game.

The latest edition, which was released on Monday, added long-awaited words like “OK” and ew” to the vetted Scrabble lexicon.

It’s been four years since the last time new words were added to the game’s canon and the measures to approve new words for this edition were taken very seriously.

See more of the newly-approved words in the updated official Scrabble dictionary below and here for the full list.

  • Arancini: balls of cooked rice

  • Beatdown: an overwhelming defeat

  • Bestie: a person who someone likes very much

  • Bizjet: a small airplane used for business

  • Ew: used to express disgust

  • Frowny: showing a frown

  • OK: approval, endorsement

  • Qapik: a variant of gopik, “a monetary subunit of the manat (Azerbainan)”

  • Twerk: to dance by shaking the buttocks while squatting

  • Zomboid: resembling zombies

Source: NY Times

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