You Won't Believe These New Dictionary Words! (One Is Clickbait)
Feeling totally validated after some of our favorite things officially became words this month, thanks to Dictionary.com and Merriam-Webster. If you're not up to date with the latest proper lingo, we've got some definitions and examples to get you caught up!
Definition: To enter the frame of someone else's photo at the last second, often either ruining the pic or making it way better than it would have been.
Example: Jennifer Lawrence photobombed Taylor Swift and it was AMAZING.
(via The Daily Mail)
Definition: Cute little images you can insert into your texts for clarity, fun, or to ditch words altogether.
click bait (n.)
Definition: When a link's title totally catches your attention and begs you to click, but the article isn't necessarily what you thought once you get there.
Example: This article about Zayn returning to One Direction was just clickbait linking to some other boyband.
Definition: To fully invest yourself in a romantic relationship between two other people, real or otherwise.
Example: We will go down with the Ross+Laura ship.
(via Disney Dreaming)
Definition: An idea, activity, image, video or gif that makes its way from one edge of the internet to the other. Image memes usually consist of an image with corresponding text (in the Impact font) at the top and bottom, at highly varying levels of funny.
(via Quick Meme)
Definition: They look like jeans, but they're leggings!
Example: When Queen Bey was spotted in a pair of comfy jeggings they officially became a thing.
(via The Sun)
Definition: A delicious type of cookie made of two discs with some kind of sweet filling that's also super cute (and not a macaroon!)
Example: Macarons are so adorable that Ariana Grande wore them on her dress at the Teen Choice Awards
Definition: Taking your old, ordinary objects and recycling them into something wonderful and unexpected
Example: Bethany Mota is an upcycling master who can turn junk into the cutest stuff ever.
Which of your favorite words still need to be legitimized? Tell us in the comments!