20 Brilliant Words Rejected From The Oxford English Dictionary (And Their Meanings)

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Have you ever struggled to find the perfect word to capture a situation or emotion? The Oxford English Dictionary might contain almost 180k words, but despite frequently adding words from the modern lexicon, not all words make it. The creators of The Book of Everyone have discovered that there is a secret (not so secret anymore) vault owned by the Oxford University Press that stores words that have been rejected to be included in the dictionary. Scroll down to see them all and don’t forget to add a new word suggestion in comments…

Brilliant word that was rejected by The Oxford English Dictionary.

Brilliant word that was rejected by The Oxford English Dictionary.

Brilliant word that was rejected by The Oxford English Dictionary.

Brilliant word that was rejected by The Oxford English Dictionary.

Brilliant word that was rejected by The Oxford English Dictionary.

Brilliant word that was rejected by The Oxford English Dictionary.

Brilliant word that was rejected by The Oxford English Dictionary.

Brilliant word that was rejected by The Oxford English Dictionary.

Brilliant word that was rejected by The Oxford English Dictionary.

Brilliant word that was rejected by The Oxford English Dictionary.

Brilliant word that was rejected by The Oxford English Dictionary.

Brilliant word that was rejected by The Oxford English Dictionary.

Brilliant word that was rejected by The Oxford English Dictionary.

Brilliant word that was rejected by The Oxford English Dictionary.

Brilliant word that was rejected by The Oxford English Dictionary.

Brilliant word that was rejected by The Oxford English Dictionary.

Brilliant word that was rejected by The Oxford English Dictionary.

Brilliant word that was rejected by The Oxford English Dictionary.

Brilliant word that was rejected by The Oxford English Dictionary.

Brilliant word that was rejected by The Oxford English Dictionary.

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  1. These are clever!
    Thanks

  2. Blabrite
    Verbose and useless Posting in social network

  3. more_internet_bulshittery July 31, 2019

    And if you believe that lot, you’ll believe anything…

  4. Is fake word used by many still a fake word? August 2, 2019

    The end of the internet began when the UrbanDictionary started requiring verifiable logins to post. Search engines, especially Google started suppressing UrbanDictionary as it was preferred way to get the meaning of a word then traditional sources.

  5. Those are called “sniglets” and they originated with Rich Hall back in the mid 1980s, proving again that “those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it”.

  6. I can totally see why these would be hidden in a secret vault.
    Can you imagine the excessive dunandunation if these got out in the open?

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