YOLO Added to the Oxford English Dictionary

YOLO Added to the Oxford English Dictionary

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Drake said it first, “You only live once, that’s the motto.” And now it’s an official term. Check a dictionary if you don’t believe me.

The Oxford English Dictionary has added more than 1,000 revisions and updates to its latest edition including “YOLO,” an acronym for “you only live once.” 

Other additions include: "yogalates," a fitness routine combining pilates and yoga, “moobs," unusually prominent breasts on a man, and “gender-fluid,” meaning a person with an unfixed gender identity.

The OED updates every four months and the next update will happen in December.

Here are some of the new terms and their meanings: 

Biatch and associated spellings — beeotch, beoch, beotch, beyotch, biotch, biyotch, beeoch — that express the same variation of "b-tch"

Fuhgeddaboudit: Forget about it, representing some accents in New York and New Jersey

Shopaholism: the condition of having a strong urge to shop

Moobs: man boobs

Yogalates: a fitness routine that combines Pilates with yoga

YOLO: You only live once

Yoda-like: Acting wise like the Star Wars character Yoda

Squee: high-pitched squealing or squeaking created by an instrument or animal

According to the OED official website the new updates total over 2,000 entries, including new words or meanings.

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