From mic drops to manspreading: an Oxford Dictionaries update

mic-drop

Let’s pick that mic up again and check out some of the words that have been added toOxfordDictionaries.com in the world of informal language. The mic drop in question can be a literal ‘instance of deliberately dropping or tossing aside one’s microphone at the end of a performance or speech one considers to have been particularly impressive’, but it’s more likely to be figurative – or an exclamation to emphasize a particularly impressive point: Nuff said. Mic drop.

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Posted on September 21, 2015, in Dictionaries, Languagewatch and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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