15 words that Collins are allegedly considering for addition into their online and/or print dictionary:
Legbomb – when a person, usually a celebrity, shows off a lot of leg.
Cray – commonly used by rappers such as Jay-Z and Kanye West to mean crazy.
Yolo – a word used by R&B artist Drake to mean “you only live once.”
Tebowing – to drop to a knee as if you’re praying in the nature of NFL quarterback Tim Tebow.
Omnishambles – something which is completely and continuously in shambles.
Creeping – pursuing women in a nightclub.
Mantyhose – tights for men.
Tweeps – Twitter users.
Twitlit – poems, sayings, and aphorisms that debuted on Twitter and adhere to its 140-character limit.
Carmageddon – a state of extreme traffic congestion.
Trendfear – the anxiety that you are not up to date on certain trends.
Gazanging – when a property seller pulls the plug at the last minute, leaving the buyer hanging.
Photobombing – appearing at the back of someone else’s photograph without their realising it, so they are surprised when they see the photo.
Lollage – use of the phrase “lol” meaning “laugh out loud.”
Amazeballs – amazing.
love2readalot · August 29, 2012 at 12:02 am
So a crayfish is a crazy fish? And a Cray Computer is a nutso computer? What then is a crayon?
jackiebarrie · August 29, 2012 at 9:15 am
I don’t know; you’d better ask a rapper!
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