#Word of the Year

  • Article: 'Climate Strike' Has Just Been Declared 2019's Word of the Year

    'Climate Strike' Has Just Been Declared 2019's Word of the Year

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Nov. 8, 2019

    As climate protesters have taken to the streets around the world, a new term is gaining popularity. Read more

  • Article: A Dictionary Has Already Announced the Word of 2018 — and It’s Pretty Great

    A Dictionary Has Already Announced the Word of 2018 — and It’s Pretty Great

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Nov. 9, 2018

    It says a lot about 2018. Read more

  • Article: 'Plastic' Is the Children's Word of the Year

    'Plastic' Is the Children's Word of the Year

    By James Hitchings-Hales  and  Erica Sanchez|June 6, 2018

    Last year's winner was "Trump" — and in 2016 it was "refugee." Read more

  • Article: ‘Youthquake’ Is the Word of the Year, But What Does It Mean?

    ‘Youthquake’ Is the Word of the Year, But What Does It Mean?

    By Imogen Calderwood|Dec. 15, 2017

    It’s finally time for this 52-year-old word to shine. Read more

  • Article: 'Feminism' Is The Word Of The Year. Here’s Why That Should Make Us All Proud

    'Feminism' Is The Word Of The Year. Here’s Why That Should Make Us All Proud

    By Andrew McMaster|CHIME FOR CHANGE|Dec. 12, 2017

    Merriam-Webster’s dictionary defines feminism as... Read more

  • Article: 7 Words That Made 2016 So Very 2016

    7 Words That Made 2016 So Very 2016

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Dec. 19, 2016

    Remember when the Word of the Year was ‘selfie’? Times have changed. Read more