It's official. 'Twerk' and 'Selfie' are now in the dictionary.
The Oxford Dictionaries Online have addeed the words in additiona to digital detox, Bitcoin, BYOD, emoji, FOMO, geek chick, hackerspace, phabet, srsly and TL;DR.
In previous years they've added: lolz, totes, OMG, LOL, mankini, jeggings, and sexting.
How are 'Twerk' and 'Selfie' defined you ask?
Twerk: informal dance to popular music in a sexually provocative manner involving thrusting hip movements and a low, squatting stance
just wait till they catch their daughters twerking to this song twerk it girl, work it girl
Origin: 1990s: probably an alteration of work
Selfie: informal a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social media website
occasional selfies are acceptable, but posting a new picture of yourself everyday isn’t necessary
Origin: early 21st century: from self + -ie
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