'Manspreading', 'awesomesauce' added to online Oxford dictionary

Aug 28, 2015, 07:12 IST | Agencies

London: ‘Manspreading’ - sitting with legs wide apart on public transport and ‘awesomesauce’ that describes something as excellent are among 1,000 new words added to the online Oxford dictionary.

Other new entries include Grexit, Brexit, hangry, beer and wine o’clock and NBD - meaning “no big deal”, according to OxfordDictionaries.com, which issues quarterly updates on current definitions of English words.

New words and phrases are added to the website once editors have enough independent evidence to be confident of their widespread currency in English.

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