New Words For 2024

Here are some of the new and updated entries on’s list and their meanings:

Barbiecore (noun): An aesthetic or style featuring playful pink outfits, accessories, decor, etc., celebrating and modeled on the wardrobe of the Barbie doll.

Bed rotting (noun): The practice of spending many hours in bed during the day, often with snacks or an electronic device, as a voluntary retreat from activity or stress.

Bussin (adjective): Great; wonderful; amazing.

Cheat code (noun): A ploy or technique that bypasses traditional methods or rules in order to improve oneself or one’s success.

Girl dinner (noun): An often attractively presented collection of snacks that involve little preparation, such as small quantities of cold cuts, cheese, fruit, cherry tomatoes, etc., deemed sufficient to constitute a meal for one.

Greedflation (noun): A rise in prices, rents, or the like, that is not due to market pressure or any other factor organic to the economy, but is caused by corporate executives or boards of directors, property owners, etc., solely to increase profits that are already healthy or excessive.

Mid (adjective): Mediocre, unimpressive, or disappointing.

Slow fashion (noun): A movement among clothing producers and consumers that emphasizes eco-friendly, well-made clothing, maintenance and repair of garments to extend their lifespan, and a general reduction of one’s consumption of new clothing items.

The ick (noun): A sudden feeling of disgust or dislike, often in response to the actions of another person.

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