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Dec 27

Learn British English Free video: Words of the Year 2017

Chris presents the words of the year. What’s yours?
http://www.learnbritishenglish.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/35-Words-of-the-Year-2017-Chris-PDF.pdf

English Words of the Year 2017

Collins Dictionary Word of the year: fake news
‘There’s so much fake news these days.’

Also:
Corbynmania
Echo chamber
Fidget spinner
Gender-fluid
Gig economy
Insta (adjective)
‘That’s a great insta photo.’
Unicorn
‘The new app, released last year, has proved the basis for a unicorn.’

Cambridge Dictionary word of the year: ‘populism’ (also ‘inauguration’)

Oxford Dictionaries: ‘youthquake’ (also ‘Antifa’ and ‘unicorn’)

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