Yesterday Merriam-Webster announced the dictionary is growing by a 1,000 words and you can thank social media. If you’re on top of your pop culture then many of these “new” terms you’ve been using are finally legit. Here’s the official definition of throwing shade:
Throw Shade: to express contempt or disrespect for someone publicly especially by subtle or indirect insults or criticisms.
And that’s just the beginning here’s the short list of the best words added in 2017:
NSFW: not safe for work. *winky face emoji*
Side Eye: a sidelong glance or gaze especially when expressing scorn, suspicion, disapproval, or veiled curiosity. I see you Beyoncé.