SLIDESHOW: adds 'fleek,' 'bestie' to database

SLIDESHOW: adds 'fleek,' 'bestie' to database

(WTVM) – More than 100 words have been added to, and with social media and pop culture references at their peak, it has influenced many of the new additions.

Several of the words are common slang and abbreviations used on social media and in text messages. Here is a list of some of the words being added:

  • Asterisk
  • Bestie
  • Creative Commons
  • Digital citizen
  • Digital wallet
  • Dodge
  • Drunk text
  • EGOT
  • Facepalm
  • Feels
  • Fitness tracker
  • Fleek
  • Franken
  • Internet of Things
  • IRL
  • KK
  • TBH
  • Shootie

Check out our slideshow for the words and their definitions.

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