NEW YORK (CBS Local) – “TL;DR:” The dictionary added new words.

Along with the “too long, didn’t read” summary line found at the end of wordy online posts, the Springfield-based dictionary company added 800 new words and meanings on Tuesday, expanding its database based on frequently used terms.

Emotionally, people get “hangry” when hunger and anger mix, easily fixed by a meal of “zoodles” – noodles made from zucchini.

Favorite shows may lead to “bingeable” viewing of episode-after-episode, an activity that’s clearly a “time suck” of people’s more productive hours.

Among the new entries include several tech-based terms such as “force quit” to make an app stop, “airplane mode” to shut down signal reception on a smartphone, “Instagramming” your life through lots of photo posts and “biohacking” to edit a person’s genes.

Talk a lot about how sophisticated your bank’s financial services are via the latest “fintech?” Too snobby about beer as a self-described “hophead” seeking a “flight” to sample new craft brews? In certain circles, you may come across as “bougie” – of the bourgeois, but not in a good way.


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