ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The next time you open up the Merriam-Webster Dictionary you might notice 250 new words.
A few of the newly added political words include “alt-right,” which is defined as “a right-wing primarily online political movement or grouping based in the U.S. whose members reject mainstream conservative politics…” The term “dog whistle,” is a coded expression understood by a particular group.
Words on the fun side include the term “froyo” and “bunny,” which is a basketball term for an easy shot taken close to the basket.
The dictionary also added “sriracha,” and defined it as a “pungent sauce that is made from hot peppers pureed with usually garlic, sugar, salt and vinegar and that is typically used as a condiment.”
To see the other words that were added to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary click here.