13 Very common words but didn't get a spot in the Oxford English Dictionary

Articles Aug 03, 2019 03:34

You might be surprised that a lot of words you use everyday didn't make it to a dictionary, even the famous Oxford English Dictionary

Yes, you heard me. There are some of the words that got rejected by the Oxford English dictionary and to be honest they probably deserved it too.

And on that note, here are some words that couldn’t make to the Oxford English dictionary

1. Nonversation

Meaning: A worthless conversation, wherein nothing is explained or otherwise elaborated upon. 

Example: I had a conversation with a friend of mine the other day. 

13 Very common words but didnt get a spot in the Oxford English Dictionary

2. Polkadodge

Meaning: The dance that occurs when two people attempt to pass each other but move in the same direction.

Example: Did you notice the polkadodge in their performance?

13 Very common words but didnt get a spot in the Oxford English Dictionary

3. Wibble

Meaning: The trembling of the lower lip just shy of actually crying.

Example: I saw a lot of people wibble at that meeting.

13 Very common words but didnt get a spot in the Oxford English Dictionary

4. Smushables

Meaning: Items packed at top of the travel bag so they're not squashed.

Examples: These are smushables, don't you know?

13 Very common words but didnt get a spot in the Oxford English Dictionary

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5. Whinese

Meaning: The term for the language spoken by children on lengthy trips. 

Example: All the people sitting in that bus were entertained by the whinese.

13 Very common words but didnt get a spot in the Oxford English Dictionary

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6. Locavar

A person who tries to eat only locally grown or produced food.

Example: It is difficult to find a suitable restaurant to go to with him because he is a Locavar.

13 Very common words but didnt get a spot in the Oxford English Dictionary

7. Pregreen

Meaning: To creep forward while waiting for a red light to change.

Example: There are a lot of pregreen moments while driving to office everyday.

13 Very common words but didnt get a spot in the Oxford English Dictionary

8. Wurfing

Meaning: The act of surfing the internet while at work.

Example: A part of my job involves wurfing; it's not a waste of time for me.

13 Very common words but didnt get a spot in the Oxford English Dictionary

9. Sprummer

Meaning: When summer and spring time can't decide which should come first; it's usually hot one day then cold the next.

Example: What am I suppose to wear this sprummer?

13 Very common words but didnt get a spot in the Oxford English Dictionary

10. Espacular

Meaning: Something especially spectacular.

Example: That view of the hills was espacular. It took my breath away.

13 Very common words but didnt get a spot in the Oxford English Dictionary

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11. Dringle

Meaning: The watermark left on wood caused by a glass of liquid.

Example: How do you clean the dringle? It annoys me to see it every now and then.

13 Very common words but didnt get a spot in the Oxford English Dictionary

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