New words list September 2013

List of new word entries

In addition to revised versions of Second Edition entries, these ranges contain the following new entries:

New words
New sub-entries
New senses

New word entries

  • adults-only, adj.
  • American African, n. and adj.
  • aquafarm, n.
  • aquafarming, n.
  • arab spring, n.
  • A-rab, n.2 and adj.2
  • arabesqued, adj.
  • arabesqueness, n.
  • Arabidopsis, n.
  • arabinogalactan, n.
  • arabinoside, n.
  • arabitol, n.
  • Arabophile, n. and adj.
  • atter, prep., conj.,  and adv.
  • au pair, v.
  • backdated, adj.
  • bag woman, n.
  • bargainable, adj.
  • Brønsted, n.
  • Brønsted–Lowry, n.
  • buzzworthy, adj.
  • campsite, n.
  • coalify, v.
  • cultivatible, adj.
  • dementalizing, adj.
  • embryogenical, adj.
  • embryonical, adj.
  • embryony, n.
  • embryopathy, n.
  • embryophyte, n.
  • ‘emself, pron.
  • fetology, n.
  • fetomaternal, adj.
  • fetoscope, n.
  • fetoscopy, n.
  • fleishig, adj. and n.
  • grey zone | gray zone, n.
  • greyware | grayware, n.
  • gurrier, n.
  • heself, pron.
  • hims, adj.
  • iron bomb, n.
  • iron brown, n. and adj.
  • iron fist, n.
  • iron triangle, n.
  • iron woman, n.
  • irone, n.
  • ironizing, adj.
  • löwchen, n.
  • looder, v.
  • low ball, n. and adj.
  • low-balling, adj.
  • low-bridge, v.
  • lowercase, v.
  • Lowland Scots, adj. and n.
  • low-lifer, n.
  • low-maintenance, adj.
  • low-rate, v.
  • low-riding, adj.
  • Lowry–Brønsted, n.
  • low-top, adj. and n.
  • mattar paneer, n.
  • meal offering, n.
  • milchig, adj. and n.
  • misclaim, v.
  • misdelivered, adj.
  • museographic, adj.
  • Mu’tazilism, n.
  • New Norwegian, n.
  • non se ipse, adj.
  • Nunamiut, adj. and n.
  • ohmigosh, int.
  • ooh-wee, int.
  • orgasmatron, n.
  • oversighting, n.
  • overstaffed, adj.
  • peakman, n.
  • primost, n.
  • sheself, pron.
  • steelily, adv.
  • they-all, pron.
  • theyself, pron.
  • top to tail, adv.
  • undubbed, adj.2
  • unlovableness, n.
  • weself, pron.

New sub entries

  • appraisal form
  • appraisal meeting
  • appraisal process
  • appraisal scheme
  • appraisal system
  • appraisal value
  • appraised value
  • appreciation dinner
  • Arab cradle spring
  • Arab Legion
  • Arab nationalism
  • Arab nationalist
  • Arab world
  • Arabian babbler
  • Arabian camel
  • Arabian coffee
  • Arabian gazelle
  • Arabian mustard
  • Arabic speaker
  • Arabic-speaking
  • Arab-speaker
  • Arab-speaking
  • army estimate
  • army issue
  • army surplus
  • army surplus store
  • arrangement fee
  • arrest warrant
  • Atlantic provinces
  • attention-getter
  • attention-getting
  • attention-grabber
  • attention-grabbing
  • auxiliary nurse
  • axe murderer
  • B.G.
  • b/d
  • bachelor’s chest
  • bachelor’s degree
  • back four
  • back green
  • back issue
  • back matter
  • back nine
  • back pass
  • back passage
  • back rub
  • backbore
  • back-rower
  • backsplit
  • back-translation
  • bacon and eggs
  • bag boy
  • bag limit
  • bag lunch
  • bag people
  • bag person
  • bag stuffer
  • baggage handler
  • baggage handling
  • bait layer
  • baking apple
  • balance certificate
  • bamboo English
  • banana belt
  • banana peel
  • banana-bender
  • band call
  • bandmate
  • banner title
  • banner-waving
  • bar association
  • bar car
  • bar council
  • bar flap
  • barley coffee
  • barrel arbor
  • barrel bag
  • barrel jumper
  • barrel jumping
  • barrel race
  • barrel racer
  • barrel racing
  • barrel roof
  • barrel-roofed
  • barrierless
  • basic military training
  • basic skill
  • basic training
  • basket catch
  • basket name
  • basket top
  • basketless
  • bat box
  • baton twirler
  • baton twirling
  • battily
  • battiness
  • BC
  • beach book
  • beach break
  • beach bunny
  • beach volleyball
  • bead curtain
  • beam reach
  • beam wind
  • beanburger
  • beastess
  • beat cop
  • beat officer
  • beaver house
  • bed bath
  • beer bust
  • beer festival
  • beer joint
  • beer tent
  • beer-bellied
  • beerily
  • bell-bottom
  • belly button ring
  • bellyboard
  • bellyboarder
  • bellyboarding
  • belt bag
  • belt loop
  • belt sander
  • bench jockey
  • bench jockeying
  • bench seat
  • bench worker
  • benchwork
  • BFPO
  • bi-lingued
  • billiard board
  • birth chart
  • birth coat
  • biscuit bomber
  • biscuit cutter
  • biscuit fire
  • biscuit firing
  • biscuit shooter
  • bladdered
  • block association
  • BLS
  • BM
  • BM
  • BMA
  • BNF
  • bog roll
  • boot-cut
  • bpd
  • BPI
  • BR
  • Br.
  • Br.
  • Br.
  • brand extension
  • bride-to-be
  • BSL
  • BT
  • Bt.
  • BTW
  • bucket list
  • buoyancy aid
  • buoyancy compensator
  • BVI
  • C4
  • CA
  • cabin mate
  • cack-handedly
  • café brülot
  • café brülot diabolique
  • café cognac
  • café royale
  • cake doughnut
  • cake flour
  • cake pan
  • camp cot
  • camp counselling
  • camp counsellor
  • camp table
  • campery
  • camping site
  • camping stove
  • cane cutter
  • cane head
  • cane spirit
  • cane ware
  • cap lamp
  • captain’s table
  • carrot cake
  • carrot juice
  • carrot-top
  • carrot-topped
  • CBT
  • ccp
  • chocolate fudge
  • cigarette pants
  • CIM
  • coal band
  • coal boat
  • coal flat
  • coal forest
  • coal gasification
  • coal grieve
  • coal industry
  • coal land
  • coal level
  • coal pot
  • coal powder
  • coal production
  • coal reserve
  • coal road
  • coal shale
  • coal slate
  • coal slurry
  • coal smoke
  • coal stove
  • coal strike
  • coal swamp
  • coal tar soap
  • coal train
  • coal-based
  • coal-burning
  • coalition government
  • coal-powered
  • control-freakery
  • corpus linguistics
  • cosmic irony
  • CPA
  • crash mat
  • crested newt
  • CT
  • cult following
  • cult status
  • cult-like
  • CVS
  • demential
  • desert ironwood
  • DTI
  • ecclesiastical Latin
  • embryonally
  • embryonic disc
  • embryonic stem cell
  • embryoscopy
  • embryospastic
  • embryotomic
  • EPW
  • FAO
  • far left
  • far right
  • fetally
  • GHG
  • gold collar
  • gold collar worker
  • gorge walking
  • Great American Novel
  • great ape
  • Great Attractor
  • great auk
  • great Australian dream
  • Great Awakening
  • great belly
  • great blue
  • great bustard
  • great corn
  • great crested grebe
  • great crested newt
  • Great Dark Spot
  • Great Depression
  • great diving beetle
  • great egret
  • great ewe
  • Great Exhibition
  • Great Famine
  • Great Fire
  • Great Fire of London
  • great grey shrike
  • great horned owl
  • Great Hunger
  • Great Land
  • Great Lent
  • great magnolia
  • great mallow
  • Great Nebula
  • great northern diver
  • great pipe
  • great pock
  • great skua
  • great smoke
  • great snipe
  • Great Society
  • great son
  • great spotted kiwi
  • great spotted woodpecker
  • great tit
  • great vessel
  • great wheel
  • Great White North
  • great white shark
  • great wife
  • great-breasted
  • greater celandine
  • greater spotted woodpecker
  • greater stitchwort
  • greater-than sign
  • greatest common divisor
  • greatest common measure
  • greatest hits
  • greatest lower bound
  • great-grandnephew
  • grey arsenic
  • grey body
  • grey currawong
  • grey dagger
  • grey duiker
  • grey dune
  • grey goo
  • grey grub
  • grey gum
  • grey hairstreak
  • grey heron
  • grey kangaroo
  • grey leaf
  • grey leaf blight
  • grey leaf spot
  • grey level
  • grey marketer
  • grey marketing
  • grey meerkat
  • grey mould
  • grey noise
  • grey oat
  • grey petrel
  • grey phalarope
  • grey pound
  • grey rat
  • grey rot
  • grey wagtail
  • grey warbler
  • grey wine
  • grey-cheek
  • grey-cheeked thrush
  • greyface
  • grey-faced petrel
  • greyhound dog
  • grey-streaked
  • GST
  • HD
  • HDMI
  • hill walker
  • hill walking
  • HND
  • hoary cress
  • HOMO
  • Hyp
  • iron chamber
  • Iron Chancellor
  • Iron City
  • Iron Curtain country
  • iron lace
  • iron ordeal
  • iron oxide
  • iron rice bowl
  • iron road
  • iron rust
  • iron shears
  • iron steel
  • iron sulphide
  • iron way
  • ironbark wood
  • iron-heater
  • iron-nickel
  • iron-rich
  • knife block
  • LBO
  • lesser ape
  • less-than sign
  • line-caught
  • linguistic family
  • linguistic imperialism
  • linguistic profiling
  • loodering
  • low beam
  • low blow
  • low emission
  • low fever
  • low gearing
  • low point
  • low season
  • low sodium chloride
  • low-acid
  • low-alcohol
  • low-branching
  • low-cal
  • low-carb
  • low-carbohydrate
  • low-cast
  • low-cholesterol
  • low-density lipoprotein
  • low-dose
  • low-downer
  • low-earth
  • low-earth orbit
  • low-emission vehicle
  • low-emissivity
  • low-enriched
  • lower court
  • lower depths
  • lower forty-eight
  • lower fungus
  • lower plant
  • lower second
  • low-fare
  • low-floor
  • low-flush
  • lowland gorilla
  • Lowland pipes
  • low-latitude
  • low-lit
  • lowly-hearted
  • low-margin
  • low-mileage
  • low-orbit
  • low-padding
  • low-paying
  • low-priority
  • low-probability
  • low-protein
  • low-quality
  • low-range
  • low-ranked
  • low-res
  • low-resolution
  • low-salt
  • low-scoring
  • low-skill
  • low-skilled
  • low-sodium
  • low-tar
  • low-tax
  • LW
  • sales push
  • sand tiger
  • sand tiger shark
  • Second Great Awakening
  • senior management
  • shooting guard
  • shrunken head
  • silver gamma
  • silver gamma moth
  • skullcapped
  • snake house
  • Socratic irony
  • Stormont agreement
  • straightening iron
  • tailgating
  • they-all’s
  • threshing sled
  • threshing sledge
  • to slip (also tread) on a banana peel
  • to slip on a banana peel
  • to tread on a banana peel
  • top tier
  • unflyable
  • upper chamber
  • veal crate
  • wall walk
  • warehouse club
  • weight train
  • weight-trained
  • wimpily
  • wimpishly
  • WLTM
  • worm-burner

New senses

  • army, n.
  • attachment, n.
  • audit, n.
  • auxiliary, adj. and n.
  • bag, n.
  • bake, n.
  • banana, n.
  • band, n.2
  • bandage, n.
  • bang, v.1
  • banner, n.1
  • bar, n.1
  • barnstorm, v.
  • barrier, n.
  • basic, adj. and n.1
  • basket, n.
  • baton, n.
  • beam, n.1
  • beat, v.1
  • beg, v.
  • bell, n.1
  • block, n.
  • blow, v.1
  • bomb, n.
  • café, n.
  • cage, n.
  • cane, n.1
  • canyon, n.
  • Chinkey | Chinkie | Chinky, n.
  • close, adj. and adv.
  • conspicuity, n.
  • dislocation, n.
  • fudge, int. and n.
  • gate, n.1
  • gold, n.1
  • lake, n.4
  • scrubber, n.2
  • skimmer, n.
  • snap, n.
  • sneak, n.
  • sol, n.5
  • splosh, n.
  • stuff, n.1
  • suicide, n.2
  • surplus, n. and adj.
  • tail-gate, v.
  • tease, v.1
  • throat, n.
  • toboggan, v.
  • top, n.1
  • unburst, adj.
  • unclip, v.
  • unpointed, adj.
  • unpredictable, adj.
  • wrecking, n.2