The Oxford English Dictionary Adds Star Wars Terms To The Dictionary

Over 200 new words just got added to the dictionary! Some of them are SO trendy like – chillax, whatevs, and STAR WARS terms!

By bonneville on October 17, 2019
LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 09: Stormtroopers at the world premiere of Lucasfilm's Star Wars: The Last Jedi at The Shrine Auditorium on December 9, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.
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The dictionary just got a lot cooler! The Oxford English Dictionary announced they’ve added A TON new words and its words you use every day! Chillax, fake news, and promposal made it into the dictionary! PLUS Star Wars terms also got added too – lightsaber and Padawan. See more below!

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Chillax (verb)  To calm down and relax.

Nomophobia (noun) Anxiety about not having access to a mobile phone.

Promposal (noun)  An invitation to be someone’s date to a school prom, especially one which is elaborately staged, filmed, and made available on social media.

Whatevs (interjection) Used, typically in response to a question or statement, to indicate that the speaker is disinclined to engage with, or is indifferent to, the matter.

Fake news (noun) News that conveys or incorporates false, fabricated, or deliberately misleading information or is accused of doing so.

Here is the part you’ve been waiting for – Star Wars terms:  lightsaber, Jedi, Padawan, Force, and Jedi mind trick – cool right!!

Here’s the full list of the Oxford English Dictionary’s new words!

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