December 2002 update

12 December 2002 saw the publication of the range of entries mono-motrix in the New Edition. In addition to revised versions of Second Edition entries, this range contains the entries listed below. We have also added a further list of new words from across the alphabet.

List of new words

  • Mono, n.1
  • mono, n.7
  • mono, n.8
  • monoaminergic, a.
  • monoanion, n.
  • monoanionic, a.
  • monoao, n.
  • monobactam, n.
  • monobath, n.
  • monobloc, n.2
  • monobosom, n.
  • monobrominate, v.
  • monobromination, n.
  • mono-brow, n.
  • mono-browed, a.
  • monocarpellate, a.
  • monocarpy, n.
  • monocephalic, a.
  • monochlorinate, v.
  • monochlorination, n.
  • monochorial, a.
  • monochorionic, a.
  • monocled cobra, n.
  • monoclimax, n.
  • monoclinism, n.
  • monoclonality, n.
  • monocotyl, n. and a.
  • monocrop, a. and n.
  • monocrop, v.
  • monocropping, n.
  • monoculturalism, n.
  • monocytoid, a.
  • monodactylate, a.
  • monodeiodinase, n.
  • monodeiodinating, n.
  • monodeiodination, n.
  • monodisperse, a.
  • monodispersed, a.
  • monodomous, a.
  • monodontid, n. and a.
  • monodrome, a.
  • mono-ethnic, a. and n.
  • monofactorial, a.
  • monoflagellated, a.
  • monogatari, n.
  • monogenetically, adv.
  • monogenicity, n.
  • monoglottism, n.
  • monogramming, n.
  • monograptid, a. and n.
  • monogyne, a. and n.
  • monohalogenated, a.
  • monohaploid, n. and a.
  • monohydrocalcite, n.
  • monoidal, a.
  • monokine, n.
  • monoleaf, a.
  • monolingually, adv.
  • monomachia, n.
  • monomerization, n.
  • monomerize, v.
  • monomethylate, v.
  • monometrically, adv.
  • monomineral, a.
  • monomino, n.
  • monomode, a.
  • monomyth, n.
  • mono no aware, n.
  • monoousios, a.
  • monophage, n.
  • monophobia, n.
  • monophobic, a.
  • monophosphate, n.
  • monophthongized, a.
  • monophthongizing, n.
  • monophylesis, n.
  • monophyletism, n.
  • monophysism, n.
  • Monoplacophora, n.
  • monoplacophoran, a. and n.
  • monoplane, v.
  • monoplastidic, a.
  • monoprint, n.
  • monoprotic, a.
  • monopsonic, a.
  • monoracial, a.
  • monorhinic, a.
  • monosemous, a.
  • monosomaty, n.
  • monospaced, a.
  • monospecificity, n.
  • monosporangiate, a.
  • monosulfiram, n.
  • monosynaptic, a.
  • monotelic, a.
  • monoterpene, n.
  • monoterpenoid, n. and a.
  • monothecous, a.
  • monotonal, a.
  • monotonality, n.
  • monotoneity, n.
  • monotransitive, a.
  • monotrichous, a.
  • monotypy, n.
  • monounsaturate, n.
  • monozygote, n. and a.
  • monozygous, a.
  • Monsig., n.
  • Mons Mensae, n.
  • Monstera, n.
  • monsterdom, n.
  • monstering, n.
  • monstro, a.
  • montage, v.
  • montaged, a.
  • Montague grammar, n.
  • Montanian, n.
  • montanic, a.2
  • Montauk, a. and n.
  • Monte Cristo, n.
  • Montenegran, n. and a.
  • Montgomery, n.
  • monticulus, n.
  • montology, n.
  • Montreal, n.
  • montroseite, n.
  • Montserratian, n. and a.
  • Monty Pythonesque, a.
  • moocah, n.
  • moodscape, n.
  • moody, v.
  • moo goo gai pan, n.
  • mooi, a. and int.
  • mook, n.
  • moolie, n.
  • moolinyan, n.
  • moom pitcher, n.
  • Moon, n.3
  • moonball, n.
  • moonball, v.
  • moonballing, n.
  • moon child, n.
  • Mooney, n.
  • moonias, n.
  • moon shot, n.2
  • moonstomp, v.
  • moonstomping, n.
  • moony, n.
  • Mooré, n.2 and a.
  • Moore’s law, n.
  • mooseburger, n.
  • moo shu, n.
  • mooth, a.
  • moothie, n.
  • moothy, a.
  • moqueca, n.
  • Moqui, n. and a.
  • morabaraba, n.
  • morabitino, n.
  • morada, n.
  • moralis, n.
  • Morave, n.
  • Moraxella, n.
  • Morbier, n.
  • Morbillivirus, n.
  • morcellate, v.
  • morcha, n.
  • Mordovian, a. and n.
  • Mordvian, n. and a.
  • Mordvinian, n. and a.
  • Morecambe Bay, n.
  • moreno, n.
  • morepork, n. and int.
  • Moresca, n.
  • Morgagni, n.
  • Morgagnian, a.
  • Morgon, n.
  • moribana, n.
  • Morimo, n.
  • Morita, n.
  • morna, n.
  • mornward, adv. and a.
  • Moro, n.4
  • moronism, n.
  • morph, n.5
  • morph, v.
  • -morphic, comb. form
  • morphinan, n.
  • morphing, n.
  • morphinized, a.
  • morphinomimetic, n. and a.
  • morpho-, comb. form
  • morphogenetic field, n.
  • morpholecithus, n.
  • morphon, n.3
  • morphophonetic, a.
  • morphoscopical, a.
  • morphospecies, n.
  • morphotonemic, a.
  • -morphous, comb. form
  • -morphy, comb. form
  • morral, n.
  • morrel, n.
  • morrhuate, n.
  • morrhuic, a.
  • Morris, n.5
  • morris-dance, v.
  • morro, n.
  • morrow-speech, n.
  • Morse, n.4
  • mortido, n.
  • mortising, n.1
  • moruti, n.
  • mos, n.
  • mos, adv.
  • mosaicking, n.
  • mosbolletjie, n.
  • Moscovian, a. and n.
  • Mosel, n.
  • Moseley, n.
  • mosh, n.
  • Mosotho, n. and a.
  • mossyback, n.
  • mostaccioli, n.
  • mosto, n.
  • mot, n.3
  • MOT, v.
  • Mota, n.
  • MOTH, n.3
  • moth, a.
  • moth, v.1
  • mother bairn, n.
  • mother daughter, n.
  • motheree, n.
  • motherese, n.
  • motherfuck, n. and int.
  • motherfuck, v.
  • mothering, a.2
  • motherish, a.
  • motherkins, n.
  • mother kirk, n.
  • motherment, n.
  • mother-on-law, n.
  • mothersickness, n.
  • moth-fretted, a.
  • mothy, a.2
  • motifeme, n.
  • motifemic, a.
  • motific, a.2
  • motionate, v.
  • motocrosser, n.
  • motoneuronal, a.
  • motor-boatist, n.
  • motorcade, v.
  • Motor City, n.
  • motorcross, n.
  • motorcrosser, n.
  • motorcycling, a.
  • motorhead, n.
  • motoric, n.
  • motorically, adv.
  • motoring, a.
  • motorkhana, n.
  • motormouth, v.
  • motormouthed, a.
  • motormouthing, n.
  • motormouthing, a.
  • motor pacing, n.
  • motorphobia, n.
  • Motswana, n.

In addition to these new entries, a number of new subordinate entries were added to existing entries. These included:

  • (Under mono-, comb. form)
    • monoamniotic
    • monobuoy
    • monocolpate
    • monodirectional
    • monogeneric
    • monojet
    • monoporate
    • monosporidial
    • monosulcate
    • monotherapy
    • monohydroxy
    • monohydroxylated
    • monomethylamine
    • monooxygenase
    • monopotassamide
    • monoxalate
  • (Under monoaxial, a.)
    • monoaxially
  • (Under monoclonal, a. and n.)
    • monoclonal antibody
  • (Under monocrop, v.)
    • monocropped
  • (Under monodromic, a.)
    • monodromic group
  • (Under monodromy, n.)
    • monodromy group
    • monodromy theorem
  • (Under monoidal, a.)
    • monoidally
  • (Under monomode, a.)
    • monomode fibre
  • (Under monomolecular, a.)
    • monomolecularly
  • (Under monomorphic, a.)
    • monomorphically
  • (Under monophyletic, a.)
    • monophyletically
  • (Under monoplane, n. and a.)
    • monoplanist
  • (Under monoplane, v.)
    • monoplaning
  • (Under monopolar, a.)
    • monopolarly
  • (Under monopoly, n.)
    • Monopolies Commission
  • (Under monopsonistic, a.)
    • monopsonistically
  • (Under monoski, v.)
    • monoskiing
  • (Under monosodium, a.)
    • monosodium glutamate
  • (Under monosynaptic, a.)
    • monosynaptically
  • (Under monotonal, a.)
    • monotonally
  • (Under monster, n., adv., and a.)
    • monster film
    • monster flick
    • monster movie
    • monster truck
  • (Under Montagu, n.2)
    • Montagu rig
  • (Under Montezuma, n.)
    • Montezuma quail
  • (Under monthly, a. and n.)
    • monthly meeting
  • (Under monumental, a. and n.)
    • monumental mason
    • monumental masonry
    • monumental sculptor
    • monumental sculpture
  • (Under mood, n.1)
    • mood board
    • mood disorder
    • mood elevation
    • mood music
    • mood ring
  • (Under moon, n.1)
    • moon boot
    • moonfruit pine
    • moon gate
    • moon jelly
    • moon jellyfish
    • moon moth
    • moonphase
    • Moon Pie
    • moon pool
    • moon roof
    • moon rover
    • moon shell
    • moon snail
  • (Under mooring, n.1)
    • mooring point
  • (Under moose, n.2)
    • moose milk
    • moose parchment
    • moose pasture
  • (Under moot, n.1)
    • moot courtroom
  • (Under mop, n.4)
    • mop bucket
    • moptop
  • (Under moral, a.)
    • moral bankruptcy
    • moral compass
    • moral economy
    • moral hazard
    • moral panic
    • moral rights
  • (Under moran, n.)
    • moranhood
  • (Under morbid, a.)
    • morbid obesity
  • (Under morbidly, adv.)
    • morbidly obese
  • (Under morello, n.)
    • morello wine
  • (Under Morgagni, n.)
    • ventricle of Morgagni
    • columns of Morgagni
  • (Under Morian, n. and a.)
    • Morian head
  • (Under morning, n., a., and int.)
    • morning assembly
    • morning goods
    • morning milk
    • morning person
  • (Under Moro, n.2 and a.)
    • Moro National Liberation Front
  • (Under morphia, n.)
    • morphia injection
  • (Under morphic, a.)
    • morphic field
    • morphic resonance
  • (Under morphoplasm, n.)
    • morphoplasmic
  • (Under morrow, n. (adv.) and int.)
    • morrow meat
  • (Under mortar, n.1)
    • mortar tube
  • (Under mortgage, n.)
    • mortgage belt
  • (Under morth, n.)
    • morthdeed
  • (Under mosaic, n. and a.1)
    • mosaic glass
    • mosaic virus
  • (Under Moses, n.)
    • Moses sole
  • (Under mosquito, n.)
    • mosquito fish
    • mosquito screen
  • (Under moss, n.1)
    • moss boat
    • moss grieve
    • moss killer
    • moss phlox
    • moss-room
    • moss saxifrage
    • moss stitch
  • (Under mossy, a. and n.)
    • mossy fibre
    • mossy saxifrage
  • (Under most, a., pron., n., and adv.)
    • most favoured nation
    • most significant
    • most valuable player
    • most wanted
  • (Under mothball, v.)
    • mothballing
  • (Under mother, n.1 (and int.))
    • mother-father
    • mother-milk
    • mother’s knee
    • mother’s little helper
    • mother’s side
    • Mother of Floods
    • mother of all –
    • Mother Bell
    • Mother English
    • Mother General
    • mother hen
    • mother kingdom
    • mother-metal
    • mother nation
    • mother quelling
    • mother root
    • mother-starter
    • mother-thyme
  • (Under mothering, n.1)
    • mothering-cake
    • Mothering Day
    • mothering pen
    • mothering-up pen
  • (Under mother-in-law, n. and a.)
    • mother-in-law joke
    • mother-in-law seat
  • (Under motherland, n.)
    • Motherland Party
  • (Under motion, n.)
    • man in motion
    • motion blur
    • motion detector
    • motion discomfort
    • motion-rod
    • motion sensor
    • motion-teacher
    • motion video
    • motion watch
  • (Under motley, n. and a.)
    • motley iron
    • motley-maker
  • (Under motor, n. and a.)
    • motor accessory
    • motorboard
    • motor driver
    • motor gasoline
    • motor house
    • motor-paced
    • motor pool
    • motor rally
    • motor rallying
    • motor spirit
    • motor-traction
    • motor-van
    • motor-voter
    • motor-wind
    • motor cell
    • motor neuron disease
    • motor point
    • motor protein
    • motor theory
  • (Under motorcycle, n.)
    • motorcycle combination
    • motorcycle mama
    • motorcycle officer
  • (Under motorway, n.)
    • motorway bird
    • motorway junction
    • motorway services

Out-of-sequence new entries

12 December 2002 also saw the publication of the the following new entries from across the alphabet:

  • amphitelic, a.
  • any more, adv.
  • at sign, n.
  • barista, n.
  • bookmark, n.
  • bookmark, v.
  • bookmarked, a.
  • bookmarking, n.
  • botch-up, n.
  • boxaerobics, n.
  • boxercise, n.
  • brainiac, a. and n.
  • BTEC, n.
  • Caesar, n.2
  • callback, n.
  • call time, n.
  • card-carrying, a.
  • cark, v.2
  • catch-up, n.2 and a.
  • Chiantishire, n.
  • COSHH, n.
  • Crimble, n.
  • Crimbo, n.
  • cytokine, n.
  • dirty realism, n.
  • dirty realist, n.
  • dirty realist, a.
  • dog-and-pony, a. and n.
  • dog-and-pony show, n.
  • downshift, n.
  • downshift, v.
  • downshifter, n.
  • downshifting, n.
  • downwardly, adv.
  • dream team, n.
  • easy-peasy, a. (int. and adv.)
  • Ebonics, n.
  • extra-virgin, a. and n.
  • family credit, n.
  • family jewel, n.
  • farfalle, n.
  • free-ride, v.
  • free ride, n.
  • free-rider, n.
  • free-riding, n.
  • gagging, a.
  • golden goal, n.
  • greenwash, n.
  • greenwash, v.
  • greenwashing, n.
  • Hazchem, n.
  • hazmat, n.
  • headcount, n.
  • head-counter, n.
  • head-counting, n.
  • head-turning, a.
  • hella, adv. (and a.)
  • herbed, a.
  • ilmoran, n.
  • joined-up, a.
  • lippy, n.2
  • living doll, n.
  • lymphotropic, a.
  • pharmacophore, n.
  • pharmacophoric, a.
  • polytelic, a.
  • screenshot, n.
  • shoegazer, n.
  • shoegazing, n.
  • shoot-from-the-hip, a.
  • single currency, n. and a.
  • single European currency, n.
  • snowboard, n.
  • snowboard, v.
  • snowboarder, n.
  • snowboarding, n.
  • synflorescence, n.
  • tax-and-spend, n. and a.
  • taxer and spender, n.
  • telemedicine, n.
  • telephone bank, n.1
  • telephone bank, n.2
  • telephone banking, n.
  • upsize, v.
  • upsized, a.
  • upsizing, n.
  • white-bread, a.

In addition to these new entries, the following out-of-sequence subordinate entries were added:

  • (Under Cæsar, n.1)
    • Caesar cut
    • Caesar haircut
    • Caesar cipher
  • (Under call, n.)
    • bad (good, etc.) call
    • call waiting
  • (Under call, v.)
    • it’s called –
    • don’t call us, we’ll call you
    • don’t call us
  • (Under canon, n.1)
    • the canon
  • (Under canteen, n.)
    • canteen culture
  • (Under cargo, n.1)
    • cargo pants
    • cargo trousers
  • (Under case, n.2)
    • case-sensitive
  • (Under cashless, a.)
    • cashless society
  • (Under cave, n.1)
    • cave diver
    • cave diving
  • (Under Chinese, a. and n.)
    • Chinese meal
    • Chinese burn
  • (Under choice, n.)
    • of choice
    • drug of choice
  • (Under commercial, a. and n.)
    • commercial A
    • commercial at
  • (Under D)
    • DVT
  • (Under dairy, n.)
    • dairy-free
  • (Under deep, a.)
    • deep vein thrombosis
    • deep venous thrombosis
  • (Under dependency, n.)
    • dependency culture
  • (Under dirty, a.)
    • dirty dancing
  • (Under dog, n.1)
    • dog and bone
    • (the) dog’s bollocks
  • (Under downward, adv. (prep.) and a.)
    • downward-mobile
    • downward mobility
  • (Under dream, n.2)
    • in your (my, etc.) dreams
    • dream catcher
    • dream pop
  • (Under dream, v.2)
    • dream on
  • (Under dress, n.)
    • dress code
  • (Under drug, n.1)
    • drug of choice
    • drug baron
    • drug bust
    • drug buster
    • drug test
    • drug testing
    • drugs baron
  • (Under East India, n.)
    • East India pale ale
  • (Under easy, a. and adv.)
    • easy come, easy go
  • (Under economy, n.)
    • economy class syndrome
  • (Under extra, a., adv., and n.)
    • extra time
  • (Under extreme, a., adv., and n.)
    • extreme sport
    • extreme fighting
    • extreme skiing
    • extreme skier
  • (Under F)
    • FMV
  • (Under fall, v.)
    • to fall off the back of a lorry
    • to fall off the back of truck
  • (Under family, n.)
    • family-size
    • family-sized
    • family values
  • (Under fan, n.2)
    • fan base
  • (Under free, a., n., and adv.)
    • free vortex
  • (Under full, a., n.3, and adv.)
    • full-motion
    • full-motion video
  • (Under fusion, n.)
    • fusion cuisine
  • (Under gag, n.1)
    • gag order
  • (Under golden, a.)
    • Golden Delicious
    • golden duck
    • golden oldie
  • (Under greengrocer, n.)
    • greengrocer’s apostrophe
  • (Under guest, n.)
    • guest worker
  • (Under hate, n.1)
    • hate crime
    • hate speech
  • (Under head, n.1)
    • to get one’s head around (something)
    • to give (good) head
    • to bang (also knock) heads together
    • to get (also have, etc.) one’s head together
    • to do (a person’s) head in
  • (Under headless, a.)
    • headless chicken
    • running about like a headless chicken
  • (Under hell, n.)
    • to go to (or through) hell and back (again)
    • – from hell
  • (Under herd, v.2)
    • to herd cats
    • like herding cats
    • as hard as herding cats
  • (Under holocaust, n.)
    • Holocaust denial
    • Holocaust denier
  • (Under honey, n. (a.))
    • honey trap
  • (Under I)
    • IPA
    • IRC
    • ISP
  • (Under India, n.)
    • India pale ale
  • (Under Indian, a. and n.)
    • Indian burn
  • (Under informed, ppl. a.)
    • informed consent
  • (Under level, a. and adv.)
    • level playing field
  • (Under level, v.1)
    • to level the playing field
  • (Under loyalty, n.)
    • loyalty card
  • (Under phone, n.2)
    • phone bank
    • phone tag
  • (Under Planck, n.)
    • Planck length
    • Planck mass
    • Planck density
    • Planck scale
    • Planck time
    • Planck temperature
    • Planck energy
  • (Under portal, n.1)
    • portal site
  • (Under portfolio, n.)
    • portfolio career
    • portfolio worker
  • (Under postal, a. (n.))
    • to go postal
  • (Under problem, n.)
    • to have a problem with
  • (Under public, a. and n.)
    • public interest immunity
    • public interest immunity certificate
  • (Under racket, n.2)
    • racket abuse
  • (Under ring, v.2)
    • don’t ring us, we’ll ring you
    • don’t ring us
  • (Under rolling, ppl. a.)
    • rolling news
  • (Under screen, n.1)
    • screen saver
  • (Under scroll, v.)
    • scroll bar
  • (Under service, n.1)
    • service provider
  • (Under shoot, v.)
    • to shoot from the hip
    • to shoot oneself in the foot
  • (Under side, n.1)
    • side impact
  • (Under stand-by, n.)
    • standby time
  • (Under sticker, n.1)
    • sticker shock
  • (Under talk, n.)
    • talk radio
    • talk time
  • (Under tax, v.)
    • to tax and spend
  • (Under telephone, n.)
    • telephone tag
  • (Under tell, v.)
    • tell me about it
  • (Under ultimate, a. and n.)
    • ultimate fighting
  • (Under victim, n.)
    • victims support
    • Victims Support Scheme
    • victim support
  • (Under voluntary, a., adv., and n.)
    • voluntary simplicity
  • (Under zone, n.)
    • in the zone

Finally, new meanings were added to the following entries:

  • boarder, n.
  • Chinese, a. and n.
  • conserved, ppl. a.
  • dog, n.1
  • facilitator, n.
  • fud, n.1
  • herb, v.
  • hire, n.
  • Indian, a. and n.
  • ozoned, a.
  • sleaze, n.
  • stand-by, n.
  • white bread, n.
  • zone, v.
  • zoned, a.