We live in an ever-evolving world, and words that were completely made-up words used to describe or call new things are now official (unofficially) words of the english language.
Merriam-Webster add a group of words now and then, and they’re also adding phrases and combinations of words too. Example, “throw shade.” Not just a single word, but a couple words used “to express contempt or disrespect for someone publicly especially by subtle or indirect insults or criticisms.” It’s filed under “US slang.”
Anyway, some of the other 1,000 or so words that were added are just below.
->binge-watch: We all know this one too well.
->humblebrag: “to make a seemingly modest, self-critical, or casual statement or reference that is meant to draw attention to one’s admirable or impressive qualities or achievements”
->arancini: rounded “balls” of cooked rice with a filling, then deep-fried
->FLOTUS and SCOTUS: “First Lady of the United States,” of course, and “Supreme Court of the US”
->side-eye: “a sidelong glance or gaze especially when expressing scorn, suspicion, disapproval, or veiled curiosity”
->weak sauce: “something inferior, ineffective, or unimpressive”
Check out all the words here, including “Seussian.”