Neologisms: New and Noteworthy!

Neologism– noun [nee  OL uh jizuhm] a new word, usage or expression. Social dictionarynetworking has coined many neologisms such as tweeting, vlogging, and friending.

Oh how fun! Here’s a list of some recent neologisms. Can you guess the meanings? Do you ever use these?

  • McJob
  • Adultolescence (hope I spelled that correctly!)
  • Falloween
  • Netiquette
  • Baby Mama
  • Hasbian

    Bling!

    Bling Explosion

  • Bootylicious
  • Spam
  • Sketchy
  • Bling
  • Google
  • Ginormous
  • Chillax
  • Mental hairball

New words are forming daily! Please send us some more!

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One Response to Neologisms: New and Noteworthy!

  1. Ed says:

    What’s vlogging? I’ve never heard of that before

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