Articles about Oxford Dictionary

Collins Dictionary crowns 'NFT' as Word of the Year 2021

25 Nov 2021

Collins Dictionary crowns 'NFT' as Word of the Year 2021

The Collins Dictionary has recently proclaimed "NFT" as its Word of the Year 2021. Interestingly though, it isn't a word, but an acronym that stands for non-fungible token.

30,000 ask Oxford dictionary to change its definition of 'woman'

19 Sep 2019

30,000 ask Oxford dictionary to change its definition of 'woman'

Language was constructed around age-old sexist notions and traditions which have trickled down to the present day lexicon. And if you happen to disagree, here's some damning evidence.

Shashi Tharoor wished Mahavir Jayanti using Buddha pic, got trolled

29 Mar 2018

Shashi Tharoor wished Mahavir Jayanti using Buddha pic, got trolled

Shashi Tharoor, or as you may call 'The man who gives a complex to Oxford Dictionary', wished Mahavir Jayanti on Twitter by posting a picture of (wait for it) Gautam Buddha.

Oxford Dictionaries selects "Aadhaar" as Hindi Word of the Year

28 Jan 2018

Oxford Dictionaries selects "Aadhaar" as Hindi Word of the Year

On Saturday, Oxford Dictionaries announced "Aadhaar" as the Hindi Word of the Year at the Jaipur Literature Fest.

Oxford Dictionaries declares 'Youthquake' 2017's word of the year

16 Dec 2017

Oxford Dictionaries declares 'Youthquake' 2017's word of the year

"Youthquake" has been deemed word of the year by Oxford Dictionaries, reflecting the "political awakening" among millennial voters globally.

Achcha, Didi, Abba in Oxford Dictionary: How desi-words went global

26 Oct 2017

Achcha, Didi, Abba in Oxford Dictionary: How desi-words went global

The next time you can't control your 'Indian'-ness and exclaim "Achcha!" while speaking in English, don't worry, your language skills can't be questioned.

Japan to finalize plans on drone-based delivery and self-driving trucks

10 Jun 2017

Japan to finalize plans on drone-based delivery and self-driving trucks

Japan is poised to finalize its strategy on self-driving trucks and drones as it looks to add a futuristic touch to its commercial sector.