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Awesomesauce! You Won't Believe Some Of These New Words...

People are certainly getting creative with the English language.

And while totes amazeballs may seem like one of the stranger creations, you ain’t seen nothing yet! has compiled a list of some of the new words to be published in the latest quarterly update of the Oxford Dictionary – and let’s just say there are some that are certain to turn heads.

Check out our faves below…

awesomesauce, adj.: (US informal) extremely good; excellent

bants (also bantz), pl. n.: (Brit. informal) playfully teasing or mocking remarks exchanged with another person or group; banter

beer o'clock, n: an appropriate time of day for starting to drink beer

brain fart, n.: (informal) a temporary mental lapse or failure to reason correctlybruh, n: (US informal) a male friend (often used as a form of address)

butt dial, v.: (US informal) inadvertently call (someone) on a mobile phone in one's rear trouser pocket

butthurt, adj.: (US informal) overly or unjustifiably offended or resentful

cat cafe, n.: a café or similar establishment where people pay to interact with cats housed on the premises

fur baby, n.: a person's dog, cat, or other furry pet animal

hangry, adj.: (informal) bad-tempered or irritable as a result of hunger

MacGyver, v.: (US informal) make or repair (an object) in an improvised or inventive way, making use of whatever items are at hand

manic pixie dream girl, n.: (especially in film) a type of female character depicted as vivacious and appealingly quirky, whose main purpose within the narrative is to inspire a greater appreciation for life in a male protagonist

manspreading, n.: the practice whereby a man, especially one travelling on public transport, adopts a sitting position with his legs wide apart, in such a way as to encroach on an adjacent seat or seats

pocket dial, v.: inadvertently call (someone) on a mobile phone in one's pocket, as a result of pressure being accidentally applied to a button or buttons on the phone

rage-quit, v.: (informal) angrily abandon an activity or pursuit that has become frustrating, especially the playing of a video game

skippable, adj.: (of a part or feature of something) able to be omitted or passed over so as to get to the next part or feature

social justice warrior, n.: (informal, derogatory) a person who expresses or promotes socially progressive views

weak sauce, n.: (US informal) something that is of a poor or disappointing standard or quality

wine o'clock, n.: an appropriate time of day for starting to drink wine

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