September 2008 update

On 11 September 2008 the New Edition was updated with revised entries in a series of discrete alphabetical ranges, as well as the addition of new entries from across the alphabet. In some ranges, not every entry was revised, as editorial effort was concentrated on the most significant groups of related words. In addition, entries for days of the week and months of the year were revised. For further details see the Chief Editor’s commentary on the latest revision. Below this are listed all the new words in the ranges.

Revisions

Keywords updated: round two

March 2008 saw a significant innovation in the publication of revised and updated OED entries, with the appearance online of a series of major terms outside the main alphabetical sequence (M-R) that we have been editing since March 2000. September 2008 continues that trend, with the publication of a second series of major words.

What does it mean to be British?

Many of the key terms in this publication release can be analysed as belonging to a number of sets. Firstly, there is a set based around Englishness and Britishness (drawing in all of the words starting with Anglo-). This follows the previous publication of the American words in March. In its principal sense (now dated from the Anglo-Saxon period, rather than OED2‘s 1387)), the adjective British was originally a geographical description, but it had developed political overtones by the sixteenth century.

The emergence of the name Britain (and Great Britain) is comprehensively covered in the etymological section at the entry for BRITAIN n. 2, and the development of England is similarly described at ENGLAND n.   ENGLISH adj. contains an account of the evolution of meaning from its original presumed sense ‘of or belonging to the Angles’, through the shifts in meaning and perception as England became part of Great Britain, then the United Kingdom, the British Empire, and beyond.

The Anglo- entries take England (and Britain) abroad, as many of the compounds commemorate historical (and often continuing) links between the British Isles and its associates further afield. Anglo-American dates from 1769: Benjamin Franklin is currently the earliest cited user of the term as an adjective, displacing OED1‘s first references to the word later in the eighteenth century. OED1 included most of these entries in the single Anglo- entry, whereas the evidence for their use now shows that they often mean more than just ‘English and –’, and so merit main-entry status.

Reinvestigating key scientific terms

The second set of related terms document modern developments in science, and here we have clusters of terms centred around four major words: atom, carbon, cell, and chemistry. An atom was originally a medieval unit of time (‘of which there were 376 in a minute and 22,560 in an hour’). It wasn’t until the sixteenth century that the word came to be generally understood as a particle of matter (hypothetical or actual), the early nineteenth century before it made its appearance in modern chemistry, and not until the mid twentieth century that it came to mean the source of a distinctive form of energy. The adjective atomic is not known until 1678 in English (a century earlier in French), and its semantic trajectory in comparison with atom makes for interesting reading.

Carbon enters English in the late eighteenth century from French, at a time when English was eager to adopt the new scientific vocabulary emerging from the work of Lavoisier and others in France (oxygen, hydrogen, nitrogen, etc.). The term itself was subject to several shifts in meaning in the nineteenth century (by 1895, for example, it was being used as a shortening of ‘carbon paper’ in the new business of typewriting. But it was as a compound that carbon has most affected the language, in descriptions of chemicals from the early nineteenth century to the ecological vocabulary of today (carbon emission, carbon footprint, carbon offset, etc.).

Big and bad is cool

The next set of terms are grammatically and (in some cases) semantically linked. They are all major adjectives: bad, big, cool, and hot. The etymological origins of both bad and big are ultimately unknown, though that does not mean that there has been no speculation about their possible derivation, as OED3‘s etymologies demonstrate.

Of these words, each had established most of today’s principal meanings at an early date. Bad was pretty settled by the late sixteenth century, but later flourishes (principally evolving as a result of specialized uses in North America). The ‘twist’ whereby bad can shift from having a negative sense to a positive one (‘good’, ‘excellent’) now seems to date from the end of the nineteenth century.

After a period of fairly stable use big begins to develop new senses in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, but its major innovations occur in phrasal use. Cool, too, establishes its main meanings early, with little significant innovation until the twentieth-century introduction of the senses ‘relaxed’ and ‘sophisticated’. But hot (also stable for many years beforehand) begins to flex its semantic muscles in the nineteenth century, new senses again often appearing first in American usage (see, for example, a hot topic, hot property, and the meanings ‘(of a horse) heavily backed’, ‘(of a gambler) on a run of luck’, and generally ‘splendid, very skilled’).

Are all the days of the week much the same?

Two other major groupings included in this release are the English names for the days of the week and the months of the year. By alphabetical chance we had already revised and updated four of the twelve months in the regular alphabetical editing (March, May, October, and November), but we had only had the opportunity to revise one of the days of the week (Monday).

At first we thought that editing each set together would bring more consistency to their treatment, but (as a review of the entries will show) this has not always been possible. As regards the days of the week, there is considerable parallelism of treatment for the ‘quieter’ days of Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, but as we approach the weekend the entries for the remaining days show considerable variation, related to activities typically associated with the day (for instance, church-going, leisure).

The months exemplify similar variation about a basic structure. The variation is mainly caused by phrases and compounds associated with the month, and these typically relate to the weather, flora and fauna, and any major world events with which the months are historically linked (e.g. the October Revolution). So, lexically speaking, January is quite quiet, February slightly more active, March much more so (March ale, March beer, March dust, March wind, etc.). April is probably less productive than March, but May and June soon make up for this, with a host of compounds celebrating the northern hemisphere’s summer. Productivity drops off in July, August, and September, before a slight flurry in October. November and December are perhaps quieter in terms of lexical productivity than we might have expected.

More big updates

By dividing some of the revised and updated entries in these sets we are liable to overlook several other clusters of words which document change in the English language and within English-speaking cultures over the last thousand years and more. The main protagonists as yet unmentioned are:

art, boy, food, lady, sex, sport, street, table, voice, and word.

As the cluster of words surrounding them alphabetically are generally revised at the same time, art (itself a term which has seen many nuances and shifts of meaning over the centuries) brings with it artefact, arterial, artery, arthritis, article, articulation, artifice, artificial, artillery, artist, arty, and many other words. Sex sweeps up sexism, sexist, sextant, sextet, sextuple, sexual, sexuality, sexy, and more.

How core meanings shift slightly over the centuries

One of the fascinating aspects of revising the dictionary is seeing how the central meaning of a key word has altered slightly over the hundred or so years since its entry was originally prepared. The lexicographer tracks these changes in updating the definitions, but also observes the same changes introducing new streams of phrases and compounds.

Artillery meant something slightly different to the original OED editors of the late nineteenth century than it does to us today. Then, heavy artillery was horse-drawn; artillery was used against an enemy within visible range; the projectiles used by artillery would often seem rather old-fashioned today. During the twentieth century shifts in the use of artillery in conjunction with targets out of visible range and in/from the air have altered our understanding of the term, as have the new styles of weapons available from the early twentieth century onwards. The word has a different feel today than it had a hundred years ago. Compare these groups of compounds:

(16th century: artillery company, artillery ground , artillery piece; 18th century: artillery brigade, artillery horse, artillery piece; modern: artillery attack, artillery barrage, artillery shell.)

This is true of many other words: sport was becoming ‘organized’ in the late nineteenth century. Before then, the term was largely used in the sense ‘entertainment’ (betraying its origins in ‘disport’) or in the narrow sense of hunting, shooting, and fishing. The semantic movement of the word over the centuries is demonstrated in the various senses it develops, but also in the evolution of phrases and compounds associated with its various meanings (early period: in sport, to make sport; 18th century: the sport of kings; modern period: sports clothes, sports centre, sports psychology, sport utility, etc.).

The OED should have an up-to-date entry for word. And now it does.
John Simpson Chief Editor, Oxford English Dictionary

List of new words

  • A-bomb, n.
  • angledog, n.
  • angle-park, v.
  • angle-parked, adj.
  • angle-parking, n.
  • angler, n.1
  • Anglical, adj.
  • Anglicanization, n.
  • anglicizer, n.
  • anglicizing, n.
  • Anglo, n.3
  • Anglo-America, n.
  • Anglo-Arab, adj. and n.
  • Anglo-Arabian, adj. and n.
  • Anglocentrism, n.
  • Anglo-German, adj.
  • Anglo-Irishman, n.
  • Anglo-Merino, adj.
  • Anglo-Nubian, n. and adj.
  • Anglophiliac, adj. and n.
  • Anglophonia, n.
  • Anglophony, n.
  • Anglo-Welsh, n. and adj.
  • anti-arthritic, n. and adj.
  • Aprilish, adj.
  • art., n.2
  • Artane, n.
  • Artemia, n.
  • arte povera, n.
  • arter, adv., prep., and conj.
  • arteritic, adj.
  • arterize, v.
  • arthritically, adv.
  • arthrodiran, n. and adj.
  • arthrodire, n.
  • arthrogryposis, n.
  • arthropodan, adj.
  • arthropodin, n.
  • arthropodization, n.
  • arthropodology, n.
  • arthroscope, n.
  • arthroscopic, adj.
  • arthroscopically, adv.
  • arthroscopy, n.
  • arthrous, adj.
  • Arthur, n.
  • Arthus, n.
  • articulary, adj.2
  • artilect, n.
  • artily, adv.
  • arting, n.1
  • artinite, n.
  • artisanate, n.
  • artisanry, n.
  • atomic-bombed, adj.
  • atomics, n.
  • badam, n.
  • baddy, adj.
  • bad-john, n.
  • badly behaved, adj.
  • benzhexol, n.
  • big, n.2
  • bigamize, v.
  • big-assed, adj.
  • big box, n.
  • bigeminous, adj.
  • bigeminy, n.
  • bigenous, adj.
  • big-eyed, adj.
  • Bigfoot, n.
  • big guy, n.
  • Big Knife, n.
  • big man, n.
  • big-note, v.
  • bigos, n.
  • bigram, n.
  • big screen, n. and adj.
  • big-up, n. and int.
  • big whoop, int. and n.
  • boyart, n.
  • boychick, n.
  • boykie, n.
  • Boylean, adj.
  • Boys’ Club, n.
  • boysie, n.
  • Boy’s Own, adj.
  • boysy, adj.
  • Britannical, adj.
  • britholite, n.
  • British Asian, adj. and n.
  • British Columbian, adj. and n.
  • Britpopper, n.
  • Brittenesque, adj.
  • brittle, n.
  • carbocation, n.
  • carbodiimide, n.
  • carbofuran, n.
  • carbohydrase, n.
  • carbolineum, n.
  • carbonating, n.
  • carbon-copied, adj.
  • carbon copy, v.
  • carbon date, n.
  • carbon-date, v.
  • carbon-dated, adj.
  • carbon dating, n.
  • carbonitride, n.
  • carbonitrile, n.
  • carbostyril, n.
  • carbowax, n.
  • carboxy, adj.
  • carboxylated, adj.
  • carboxymethylcellulose, n.
  • carbro, n.
  • carburizing, n.
  • carburizing, adj.
  • carby, n.
  • cellar, n.2
  • cellarful, n.
  • cell biology, n.
  • cellobiase, n.
  • cellobiohydrolase, n.
  • cellucotton, n.
  • cellularization, n.
  • cellularize, v.
  • cellularized, adj.
  • cellulipetal, adj.
  • cellulitic, adj.2
  • cellulolysis, n.
  • cellulolytic, adj.
  • chem, n.
  • chemicker, n.
  • chemigation, n.
  • chemin de ronde, n.
  • cheminformatics, n.
  • chemocline, n.
  • chemoheterotroph, n.
  • chemoheterotrophic, adj.
  • chemoheterotrophy, n.
  • chemolithoautotroph, n.
  • chemolithoautotrophic, adj.
  • chemolithoautotrophy, n.
  • chemolithotroph, n.
  • chemolithotrophic, adj.
  • chemolithotrophy, n.
  • chemolytical, adj.
  • chemometrics, n.
  • chemoorganotroph, n.
  • chemoorganotrophic, adj.
  • chemoorganotrophy, n.
  • chemoreceptive, adj.
  • chemoselective, adj.
  • chemosensitive, adj.
  • chemosensitivity, n.
  • chemosensor, n.
  • chemosensory, adj.
  • chemotactically, adv.
  • chemotax, v.
  • chemotaxonomic, adj.
  • chemotaxonomical, adj.
  • chemotaxonomically, adv.
  • chemotaxonomy, n.
  • chemotic, adj.
  • chemotroph, n.
  • chemotrophic, adj.
  • chemotrophy, n.
  • chemotropically, adv.
  • cool-down, n.
  • cool-drink, n.
  • C-word, n.
  • ductus arteriosus, n.
  • Eng. Lang., n.
  • Engle, n.
  • Englified, adj.
  • Englishified, adj.
  • Englishify, v.
  • foodery, n.
  • foodwise, adv.
  • game of life, n.
  • glycosidase, n.
  • haar, int. (and n.2)
  • hot, int. (and n.3)
  • hot-air balloon, n.
  • hot hand, n.
  • hot swap, n.
  • hot-swap, v.
  • hotte, n.2
  • hotting-up, n.
  • jasm, n.
  • jazzaphonic, adj.
  • jazzophone, n.
  • jobbet, n.
  • jobble, n.1
  • Khoisan, n. and adj.
  • Lady Mayor, n.
  • pharmaceutical chemist, n.
  • Rubisco, n.
  • sevir, n.
  • sexavalent, adj.
  • sex control, n.
  • sexine, n.
  • sexploit, n.
  • sextile, v.
  • sexuale, n.
  • sexualized, adj.
  • sexvir, n.
  • space-bound, adj.2
  • spacescape, n.
  • spaceward, adv. and adj.
  • sportily, adv.
  • sportsplex, n.
  • sportswomanship, n.
  • street front, n. and adj.
  • table-boarder, n.
  • table mount, n.1
  • tableness, n.
  • trihexyphenidyl, n.
  • Tuesnight, n.
  • voicebank, n.
  • voice-over, v.
  • voice-overed, adj.
  • voici, int.
  • wordable, adj.
  • -worder, comb. form
  • word-mongering, adj.

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

  • (Under angle, n.2)
    • angle of lead
    • angle of view
    • angle of the jaw
    • angle-closure
    • angle grinder
    • angle plate
    • angle post
    • anglewing
  • (Under Anglican, adj. and n.)
    • Anglican chant
    • Anglican communion
  • (Under Anglo-Irish, n. and adj.)
    • Anglo-Irish Agreement
    • Anglo-Irish Treaty
  • (Under anglophone, n. and adj.)
    • anglophonic
  • (Under April, n.)
    • April-like
  • (Under April fool, n.)
    • April ‘foolery
  • (Under art, n.1)
    • art board
    • art book
    • art-direct
    • art-directed
    • art direction
    • art-educated
    • art gum
    • art-historically
    • art installation
    • artmobile
    • art novel
    • artspeak
    • art therapist
    • art therapy
    • art auction
    • art class
    • art department
    • art exhibition
    • art forger
    • art forgery
    • art-making
    • art market
    • art theft
    • art worker
  • (Under arteriographic, adj.)
    • arterio’graphically
  • (Under arteriovenous, adj.)
    • arteriovenous anastomosis
  • (Under artery, n.)
    • artery-clogging
  • (Under artesian, n. and adj.)
    • artesian well
  • (Under artex, v.)
    • artexed
  • (Under artful, adj. (and n.))
    • Artful Dodger
  • (Under arthro-, comb. form)
    • arthrogram
    • arthropathic
    • arthrospore
  • (Under arthrodial, adj.)
    • arthrodial membrane
  • (Under arthroscopy, n.)
    • arthroscopist
  • (Under Arthus, n.)
    • Arthus-type
  • (Under artichoke, n.)
    • artichoke bottom
    • artichoke heart
    • artichoke pie
  • (Under articled, adj.)
    • articled clerk
    • articled teacher
  • (Under artificial, adj. and n.)
    • artificial air
    • artificial atom
    • artificial blood
    • artificial chromosome
    • artificial evolution
    • artificial eye
    • artificial gene
    • artificial gravity
    • artificial hour
    • artificial island
    • artificial reality
    • artificial selection
    • artificial turf
    • artificial flavouring
  • (Under artillery, n.)
    • artillery duel
    • artillery horse
    • artillery tractor
    • artillery ground
    • artillery piece
    • artillery shell
    • artillery unit
  • (Under artiodactyl, adj. and n.)
    • artiodactylous
  • (Under artisanal, adj.)
    • artisanally
  • (Under artist, n.)
    • artist’s fungus
    • artist’s conk
    • artist’s proof
  • (Under artistic, adj.)
    • artistic direction
    • artistic director
    • artistic licence
    • artistic temperament
    • artisticness
  • (Under asset, n.)
    • asset allocation
    • asset-backed
    • asset class
    • asset sale
    • asset-strip
    • asset value
  • (Under Atlantic, adj. and n.)
    • Atlantic halibut
  • (Under atom, n.)
    • atom laser
    • atom optics
    • atom probe
  • (Under atomic, adj. and n.)
    • atomic absorption
    • atomic absorption coefficient
    • atomic absorption spectroscopy
    • atomic engine
    • atomic fission
    • atomic force microscope
    • atomic hypothesis
    • atomic moment
    • atomic nucleus
    • atomic orbital
    • atomic radiation
    • atomic spectrum
    • atomic time
    • International Atomic Time
    • atomic transition
    • atomic unit
  • (Under B, n.)
    • BE
    • BrE
  • (Under bad, adj., n.2, and adv.)
    • bad ball
    • bad-ball hitter
    • bad breath
    • bad cholesterol
    • bad conduct discharge
    • bad hop
    • bad house
    • bad money
    • bad quarto
    • bad-mannered
    • bad-sounding
  • (Under badge, n.)
    • badge of honour
    • badge of office
    • badge-engineered
    • badge engineering
    • badge messenger
    • badge holder
    • badge number
    • badge-wearer
  • (Under badger, n.2)
    • badger dig
    • badger digger
    • badger digging
    • badger hole
    • badger hair
    • badger skin
  • (Under bad-tempered, adj.)
    • bad-temperedly
  • (Under bigamize, v.)
    • bigamized
  • (Under big-assed, adj.)
    • big-assed bird
    • like a big-assed bird
  • (Under big, adj. and adv.)
    • Big Bad Wolf
    • big bluestem
    • big brown bat
    • big bud
    • big bud hickory
    • big C
    • Big Country
    • big dog
    • big dog of the tanyard
    • big hitter
    • big job
    • bigleaf maple
    • big pay
    • big-set
    • big ticket
    • big-ticket item
    • big-breasted
    • big-faced
    • big-horned
  • (Under big brother, n.)
    • Big Brother Movement
    • big brotherish
  • (Under big-eye, adj. and n.)
    • bigeye tuna
  • (Under Big Mac, n.)
    • Big Mac index
  • (Under big-note, v.)
    • big-noter
    • big-noting
  • (Under boss, n.6)
    • boss boy
  • (Under boy, n.1 and int.)
    • boy chap
    • boy choir
    • boy-cut
    • boy-days
    • boy genius
    • boy leg
    • boy racer
    • boy shorts
    • boy alto
    • boy soprano
  • (Under boyish, adj.)
    • boyish-looking
  • (Under Breton, n. and adj.)
    • Breton cap
  • (Under Britannia, n.)
    • Britannia silver
    • Britannia standard
  • (Under British, adj. and n.)
    • British Blue
    • British Black English
    • British colonial
    • British Israelite
    • British oil
    • British plate
    • British Shorthair
    • British Sign Language
    • British White
    • British White cattle
    • British-made
    • British matronism
  • (Under British Empire, n.)
    • British Empire Medal
  • (Under Briton, n. and adj.)
    • Briton-like
  • (Under Brittany, n.)
    • Brittany spaniel
  • (Under brittle, adj.)
    • brittle asthma
    • brittle bone disease
    • brittlebush
  • (Under carbolic, adj. and n.)
    • carbolically
  • (Under carbonaceous, adj.)
    • carbonaceous chondrite
  • (Under carbonate, n.)
    • carbonate-fluorapatite
  • (Under carbonatite, n.)
    • carbonatitic
  • (Under carbon, n.)
    • carbon-12
    • carbon-13
    • carbon bisulphide
    • carbon bronze
    • carbon chain
    • carbon composite
    • carbon credit
    • carbon fixation
    • carbon–14 date
    • carbon–14 dating
    • carbon-free
    • carbon lamp
    • carbon nanotube
    • carbon-neutral
    • carbon offset
    • carbon pencil
    • carbon print
    • carbon sequestration
    • carbon star
    • carbon suboxide
    • carbon tet
    • carbon tissue
    • carbon trading
    • carbon atom
    • carbon brush
    • carbon electrode
    • carbon filament
    • carbon-based
    • carbon-containing
  • (Under carboxy-, comb. form)
    • carboxykinase
    • phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase
    • carboxymethylated
    • carboxymethylation
    • carboxy-terminal
    • carboxy terminus
  • (Under carboxyl, n.)
    • carboxyl-terminal
  • (Under carburize, v.)
    • carburized
  • (Under carbylamine, n.)
    • carbylamine reaction
  • (Under cellar, n.1)
    • cellar bar
    • cellar beetle
    • cellar deck
    • cellar-dweller
    • cellar-dwelling
    • cellar master
    • cellar hole
    • cellar room
  • (Under cell, n.1)
    • cell architecture
    • cell biologist
    • cellblock
    • cell bridge
    • cell chamber
    • cell column
    • cell cortex
    • cell counter
    • cell cycle
    • cell differentiation
    • cell doctrine
    • cell house
    • cell junction
    • cell lethal
    • cell lethality
    • cell-mediated
    • cell-mediated immunity
    • cell memory
    • cell nest
    • cell nesting
    • cell process
    • cell sheath
    • cell theory
    • cell therapy
    • cell transformation
    • cell tray
    • cell boundary
    • cell contents
    • cell culture
    • cell death
    • cell elongation
    • cell killing
    • cell motility
    • cell nutrient
    • cell nutrition
    • cell surface
    • cell structure
    • cell type
    • cell-killing
    • cell-lined
    • cell-specific
    • cell-less
    • cell-like
  • (Under cellophane, n.)
    • cellophane noodle
  • (Under cellular, adj. and n.)
    • cellular automaton
    • cellular concrete
    • cellular immune response
    • cellular immunity
    • cellular logic
    • cellular slime mould
    • cellular theory
  • (Under cellulose, n.)
    • cellulose gum
    • cellulose triacetate
    • cellulose-coated
  • (Under chemical, adj. and n.)
    • chemical adsorption
    • chemical agent
    • chemical binding
    • chemical biology
    • chemical bomb
    • chemical bond
    • chemical bonding
    • chemical castration
    • chemical cosh
    • chemical fertilizer
    • chemical focus
    • chemical fog
    • chemical fossil
    • chemical gradient
    • chemical lead
    • chemical marker
    • chemical messenger
    • chemical mixture
    • chemical oxygen demand
    • chemical physics
    • chemical potential
    • chemical pulp
    • chemical ray
    • chemical reaction
    • chemical reagent
    • chemical sense
    • chemical shift
    • chemical symbol
    • chemical toilet
    • chemical transmitter
    • chemical vapour deposition
    • chemical weathering
    • chemical wood pulp
  • (Under chemico-, comb. form)
    • chemico-animal
  • (Under chemistry, n.)
    • chemistry set
  • (Under chemo-, comb. form)
    • chemoarchitecture
    • chemoattractant
    • chemoattraction
    • chemoattractive
    • chemoimmunotherapy
    • chemomechanical
    • chemophobia
    • chemopreventative
    • chemoprophylactic
    • chemoradiotherapy
    • chemosphere
    • chemosurgery
    • chemo-statical
  • (Under chemometrics, n.)
    • chemometric
  • (Under chemoselective, adj.)
    • chemoselectively
  • (Under chemosynthetic, adj.)
    • chemosynthetically
  • (Under chemotaxonomy, n.)
    • chemotaxonomist
  • (Under cold, adj.)
    • cold one
  • (Under cool, adj., adv., and int.)
    • cool-brained
    • cool-hearted
    • cool bag
    • cool-blooded
    • cool box
    • Cool Breeze
    • cool-burning
    • cool one
    • cool room
    • cool-touch
    • cool-looking
  • (Under cool, n.1)
    • cool hunter
  • (Under cooler, n.)
    • cooler bag
  • (Under cool-headed, adj.)
    • cool-headedly
  • (Under coolie, n.)
    • coolie orange
  • (Under cooling, n.)
    • cooling coil
    • cooling curve
    • cooling fin
    • cooling rack
    • cooling fan
    • cooling tub
    • cooling water
  • (Under dielectric, n. and adj.)
    • dielectric heating
  • (Under England, n.)
    • England-returned
  • (Under Engle, n.)
    • Englethede
  • (Under English, adj., (adv.), and n.)
    • English pea
    • English pease
    • English plantain
    • English rhubarb
    • English walnut
    • English wheat
    • English basement
    • English breakfast
    • English breakfast tea
    • English Civil War
    • English flute
    • English garden
    • English Latin
    • English mile
    • English saddle
    • English sparrow
    • English-knowing
    • English-educated
    • English-made
    • English-like
  • (Under external, adj. and n.)
    • external combustion
  • (Under February, n.)
    • February Revolution
  • (Under food, n.)
    • food aid
    • food allergy
    • food body
    • food canal
    • food chemistry
    • food drive
    • food drop
    • foodfest
    • food fight
    • food-grade
    • food groove
    • food group
    • food hall
    • food hygiene
    • food intolerance
    • food mill
    • food pantry
    • food pyramid
    • food scare
    • food science
    • food scientist
    • food service
    • food shelf
    • food stylist
    • food supplement
    • food taster
    • food technologist
    • food technology
    • food vacuole
    • food cart
    • food guide
    • food industry
    • food intake
    • food safety
    • food inspector
    • food warmer
  • (Under Friday, n. and adv.)
    • Friday prayers
  • (Under gas, n.1)
    • gas constant
  • (Under hot-air balloon, n.)
    • hot-air ballooning
    • hot-air balloonist
  • (Under hot air, n.)
    • hot-air engine
    • hot air gun
  • (Under hot, adj. and n.1)
    • hot-arsed
    • hot brush
    • hot bunk
    • hot bunking
    • hot canary
    • hot chamber
    • hot comb
    • hot corner
    • hot curving machine
    • hot date
    • hot foil
    • hot fusion
    • hot Jupiter
    • hot lake
    • Hot Lips
    • hot melt
    • hot pool
    • hot sate
    • hot seller
    • hot-selling
    • hot-sheet
    • hot shoe
    • hot smoking
    • hot stage
    • hot streak
    • hot strip mill
    • hot ticket
    • hot tip
    • hot tray
    • hot tubbing
    • hot walker
    • hot wing
  • (Under hotel, n.)
    • hotel detective
  • (Under hot-rod, v.)
    • hot-rodded
  • (Under hot-swap, v.)
    • hot-swappable
    • hot swapping
  • (Under Hottentot, n. and adj.)
    • Hottentot bonnet
    • Hottentot’s poison-bush
  • (Under hotter, v.)
    • hottering
  • (Under hot water, n.)
    • hot water bag
    • hot water cylinder
    • hot water tank
  • (Under January, n.)
    • January King
  • (Under jazz, n. and adj.)
    • jazz chant
    • jazz cigarette
    • jazz critic
    • jazz dancer
    • jazz era
    • jazz fusion
    • jazz hand
    • jazz tap
    • jazz-like
  • (Under job, n.2)
    • job action
    • job agency
    • job bank
    • job fair
    • job market
    • job office
    • job shadowing
    • job ad
    • job advertisement
    • job applicant
    • job application
    • job candidate
    • job holder
    • job interview
  • (Under July, n.)
    • July highflyer
  • (Under June, n.)
    • June beetle
    • green June beetle
    • June butter
    • June grape
    • June plum
  • (Under lady, n.)
    • lady of the evening
    • Lady with the Lamp
    • Lady Church
    • Lady fast
    • lady palm
    • Lady Superior
    • lady cake
    • lady cracker
    • lady governess
    • lady’s companion
    • ladies’ lounge
    • ladies’ wear
  • (Under road, n.)
    • road bike
  • (Under Saturday, n. and adv.)
    • Saturday soldier
  • (Under sexagenary, adj. and n.)
    • sexagenary cycle
  • (Under sex, n.1)
    • Sex on the Beach
    • sex aid
    • sex call
    • sex character
    • sex characteristic
    • sex doll
    • sex gene
    • sex gland
    • sex god
    • sex goddess
    • sex-negative
    • sex-neutral
    • sex-positive
    • sex ring
    • sex scene
    • sex trade
    • sex addict
    • sex addiction
    • sex conflict
    • sex correlation
    • sex disqualification
    • sex divergence
    • sex educator
    • sex festival
    • sex guru
    • sex heredity
    • sex man
    • sex movie
    • sex pride
    • sex scandal
    • sex slave
    • sex slavery
  • (Under sex control, n.)
    • sex-controlled
  • (Under sexual, adj. and n.)
    • sexual character
    • sexual characteristic
    • sexual assault
    • sexual assault kit
    • sexual excitement
    • sexual experience
    • sexual partner
  • (Under sexually, adv.)
    • sexually transmitted disease
    • sexually repressed
  • (Under space, n.1)
    • space alien
    • space cake
    • space case
    • space debris
    • space-dyed
    • space elevator
    • space rock
    • space telescope
    • space weather
  • (Under sport, n.1)
    • sport bag
    • sport bike
    • sport bra
    • sport diver
    • sport diving
    • sport fisher
    • sport fisherman
    • sport horse
    • sport seat
    • sportspeak
    • sport vehicle
    • sport wheel
    • sport writer
    • sports agent
    • sports bag
    • sports bike
    • sports boat
    • sports bra
    • sports clinic
    • sports diver
    • sports diving
    • sports doctor
    • sportsfisherman
    • sportsfishing
    • sports industry
    • sports injury
    • sports meet
    • sports palace
    • sportspeople
    • sportsperson
    • sports physician
    • sports science
    • sports scientist
    • sports seat
    • sportsspeak
    • sports star
    • sports suspension
    • sports wheel
    • sportswise
    • sports announcer
    • sports columnist
    • sports journalism
    • sports journalist
    • sports reporter
    • sports writing
  • (Under sporting, n.)
    • sporting calendar
    • sporting fish
    • sporting shoot
  • (Under sportive, adj. and n.)
    • sportive lemur
  • (Under street, n. and adj.)
    • street bike
    • street cop
    • street dealer
    • street dealing
    • street food
    • street gas
    • street grid
    • street luge
    • street luger
    • street person
    • street room
    • street savvy
    • street-sweeper
    • street tough
    • street value
    • street virus
    • street woman
    • street art
    • street artist
    • street brawl
    • street entertainer
    • street entertainment
    • street hawker
    • street language
    • street mob
    • street performance
    • street performer
    • street shoe
    • street slang
    • street stall
    • streetwear
    • street kerb
    • street post
  • (Under Sunday, n. and adv.)
    • Sunday house
    • Sunday roast
    • Sunday saint
    • a Sunday saint and a weekday (also Monday, everyday, etc.) sinner (also devil, etc.)
  • (Under synthetic, adj. and n.)
    • synthetic rubber
  • (Under table, n.)
    • table damask
    • table fare
    • table fountain
    • table licence
    • table-load
    • table meinie
    • table set
    • table sport
    • table silver
    • table rice
    • table light
  • (Under tablecloth, n.)
    • tableclothed
  • (Under tablet, n.)
    • tablet computer
    • tablet PC
  • (Under tabletop, n. and adj.)
    • tabletop sale
  • (Under tabloid, n. and adj.)
    • tabloidy
  • (Under taffel, n.)
    • taffel board
  • (Under us, pron., n., and adj.)
    • us–them
  • (Under voice, n.)
    • voice of reason
    • voice coach
    • voice flute
    • voice hatch
    • voice mailbox
    • voice memo
    • voice onset time
    • voice pattern
    • voice recorder
    • voice stress analyser
    • voice stress analysis
    • voice teacher
    • voice test
    • voice tube
  • (Under voiced, adj.)
    • voicedness
  • (Under we, pron., n., and adj.)
    • we-they
  • (Under woman, n.)
    • woman of the bedchamber
  • (Under wool, n.)
    • wool jobbing
  • (Under word, n. and int.)
    • word-grubber
    • word power
    • word search
    • word-lover
    • word-loving
  • (Under yellow, adj. and n.)
    • yellow slug

Finally, new meanings were added to the following entries:

  • arousal, n.
  • arouse, v.
  • basement, n.
  • digit, n.
  • goniometer, n.
  • goniometry, n.
  • scout, n.4