Twerk (dancing to popular music in a provocative manner), Tweet, FOMO (fear of missing out) and flash mob (a group of people breaking cheap uggs from china into an impromptu jig) are some of the latest entries in the Oxford dictionary. FIL (father-in-law) too is an official word and so is food baby (a big protruding stomach caused by eating street food).
Also finding place in the latest edition of the dictionary are many abbreviations like 'BYOD' (bring your own device), 'srsly' (seriously), srsly TL;DR (seriously too long, didn't read), LDR (long-distance relationship) and apols (apologies) among others.
'Phablet' (a smartphone with a screen size smaller than a tablet) also gets an official tag as cheap uggs boots technology and everyday lingo influenced the list of words added. Selfie a camera phone self-portrait posted online, digital detox (time spent offline) and digital currency (Bitcoin) have now been included in the new dictionary.
Spokeswoman of the dictionary Katherine Connor Martin said the word "twerk" has been around for 20 years but has generated enough evidence of ugg boots uggs outlet store uggs outlet usage to be added to its online dictionaries with American pop star Miley Cyrus hitting headlines this week for "twerking" at the MTV Video Music Awards.