June 2009 update

 

 

List of new words

  • reappropriation, n.
  • reapprove, v.
  • rearfoot, n.
  • reasonally, adv.
  • reassay, n.
  • reassociated, adj.
  • reassortant, adj. and n.
  • reassorted, adj.
  • reauthorization, n.
  • rebalance, n.
  • rebalance, v.
  • rebalancing, n.
  • rebartering, n.
  • rebirthing, n.
  • reboot, v.
  • rebrand, n.
  • rebreather, n.
  • rebuffing, n.1
  • rebuffing, n.2
  • recanvas, v.
  • recanvass, n.
  • recap, n.3
  • recaptive, n. and adj.
  • recarbonize, v.
  • recarburizing, adj.
  • recatholization, n.
  • receptaculum, n.
  • receptoral, adj.
  • recessivity, n.
  • rechallenge, n.
  • rechallenge, v.
  • rechannel, v.
  • rechannelling | rechanneling, n.
  • re-chip, v.
  • Recioto, n.
  • reclass, v.
  • recock, v.1
  • recognitional, adj.
  • recollapse, v.
  • recollecting, adj.
  • recomember, v.
  • recommencing, n.
  • recommendary, adj.
  • recompensate, v.
  • recompilation, n.
  • recompile, n.
  • reconditioner, n.
  • reconfess, v.
  • reconfigurable, adj.
  • reconnection, n.
  • reconquista, n.
  • Reconstructionism, n.
  • recontent, v.
  • recontextualize, v.
  • recontour, v.
  • recordant, n.
  • recordari, n.
  • recordress, n.
  • reco-reco, n.
  • recouper, n.1
  • recreatory, adj.
  • recrew, v.2
  • recruitee, n.
  • recruitship, n.
  • recrystallizing, n.
  • rectangulated, adj.
  • rectus abdominis, n.
  • rectus femoris, n.
  • recursivity, n.

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

  • (Under Réaumur, n. and adj.)
    • Réaumur’s thermometer
  • (Under reap, n.2)
    • reap day
  • (Under rear admiral, n.)
    • Rear Admiral of the United Kingdom
    • Rear Admiral of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
  • (Under rear, adj.2 and n.2)
    • rear commodore
    • rearsight
    • rear-wheel drive
    • rear yard
  • (Under rearfoot, n.)
    • rearfoot striker
  • (Under rearing, n.)
    • rearing vat
  • (Under reasonable, adj., n., and adv.)
    • reasonable cause
    • reasonable doubt
    • beyond reasonable doubt
    • reasonable force
    • reasonable suspicion
  • (Under re-book, v.)
    • rebooking
  • (Under rebore, v.)
    • reboring
  • (Under rebound, n. (and adj.))
    • rebound tenderness
  • (Under rebreed, v.)
    • rebreeding
  • (Under recanalize, v.)
    • recanalized
  • (Under recapitulate, v.)
    • recapitulated
  • (Under recarbonize, v.)
    • recarbonization
  • (Under receipt, n.)
    • receipt box
    • receipt man
  • (Under receiving, adj.)
    • receiving water
  • (Under receiving, n.)
    • receiving place
  • (Under receptive, adj.)
    • receptive field
    • receptive language
  • (Under receptor, n.)
    • receptor-destroying enzyme
  • (Under recession, n.1)
    • recession buster
    • recession-proof
  • (Under rechargeable, adj. and n.)
    • rechargeability
  • (Under recharge, v.)
    • recharged
  • (Under re-chip, v.)
    • re-chipping
  • (Under reciprocal, adj. and n.)
    • reciprocal altruism
    • reciprocal hybrid
  • (Under recite, v.)
    • recitable
  • (Under reclose, v.2)
    • reclosable
  • (Under recluse, adj., n., and adv.)
    • recluse spider
    • brown recluse spider
  • (Under recognizance, n.)
    • Recognizance Rolls
  • (Under recoil, n.)
    • recoil-operated
  • (Under recoin, v.)
    • recoined
  • (Under recollecting, adj.)
    • recollectingly
  • (Under recombinant, adj. and n.)
    • recombinant DNA
  • (Under recombination, n.)
    • recombination line
  • (Under recompact, v.)
    • recompacted
  • (Under reconfigure, v.)
    • reconfigured
    • reconfiguring
  • (Under recontextualize, v.)
    • recontextualization
    • recontextualizing
    • recontextualized
  • (Under recontour, v.)
    • recontoured
    • recontouring
  • (Under recordable, adj.)
    • recordability
  • (Under record, n.1 and adj.)
    • record contract
    • record deal
    • record locking
    • record producer
    • record-buying
    • record promoter
    • record-sized
  • (Under recorder, n.1)
    • recorder’s nose
  • (Under recording, n.)
    • recording artist
    • recording artiste
    • recording contract
    • recording deal
    • recording secretary
  • (Under recovery, n.)
    • recovery movement
    • recovery party
    • recovery programme
    • recovery stock
  • (Under recreance, n.2)
    • letter of recreance
  • (Under recreational, adj.)
    • recreational vehicle
  • (Under recreation, n.1)
    • recreation day
  • (Under recriminate, v.)
    • recriminating
  • (Under recruiting, n.)
    • recruiting book
    • recruiting drum
    • recruiting order
    • recruiting duty
    • recruiting expenses
    • recruiting post
  • (Under recruitment, n.)
    • recruitment agency
    • recruitment campaign
    • recruitment consultant
    • recruitment drive
    • recruitment office
  • (Under rectal, adj.)
    • rectal pad
  • (Under rectangular, adj.)
    • rectangularwise
  • (Under rectory, n.)
    • rectory book
  • (Under rectovesical, adj.)
    • rectovesical pouch
  • (Under recurrence, n.)
    • recurrence rate
  • (Under recurrent, adj. and n.1)
    • recurrent fever
    • recurrent nova
    • recurrent polyserositis
  • (Under recycle, adj. and n.)
    • recycle bin

Out-of-sequence new entries

11 June 2009 also saw the publication of the the following new entries from across the alphabet:

  • ad absurdum, adv., (n.), and adj.
  • afference, n.
  • A-gay, n.
  • amateur night, n. and adj.
  • Baader–Meinhof, n.
  • Bahian, n. and adj.
  • bailout, n.2
  • benzylpiperazine, n.
  • blizzard, v.
  • blizzarding, adj.
  • blue state, n. and adj.
  • botryogen, n.
  • bumhole, n.
  • bupkis, n.
  • Bushian, adj.
  • bushism, n.1
  • Bushism, n.2
  • Bushist, adj. and n.
  • buttload, n.
  • cami, n.
  • car-booter, n.
  • cisterna chyli, n.
  • Clintonesque, adj.
  • Clintonian, n.1 and adj.1
  • Clintonian, n.2 and adj.2
  • Clintonista, n.
  • combuster, n.
  • combustor, n.
  • commitment-phobe, n.
  • commitment-phobia, n.
  • commitment-phobic, adj. and n.
  • configurable, adj.
  • debunching, n.
  • densification, n.
  • dick, v.
  • Durif, n.
  • dwarf planet, n.
  • extensivist, n.
  • footwell, n.
  • fudgicle, n.
  • fudgsicle, n.
  • gallerist, n.
  • grilled cheese, n.
  • guayabera, n.
  • haematoporphyria | hematoporphyria, n.
  • hardbody, n.
  • Hiberno-English, n. and adj.
  • hijra, n.
  • inartful, adj.
  • intensivist, n.
  • i-redly, adv.
  • Irish English, n. and adj.
  • jakey, n.
  • kulfi, n.
  • Madame Récamier, n.
  • naser, n.
  • nixtamal, n.
  • plasmoditrophoblast, n.
  • searchability, n.
  • stache, n.
  • Sternberg–Reed, n.
  • swotty, n. and adj.
  • turducken, n.

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

  • (Under A, n.)
    • ABO
  • (Under amateur, n.)
    • amateur hour
  • (Under baggage, n. and adj.)
    • baggage claim
    • baggage reclaim
  • (Under bikini, n.)
    • bikini waxing
  • (Under block, n.)
    • blockwork
  • (Under blue, adj.)
    • blue balls
    • blue line
  • (Under boot, n.3)
    • boot sale
  • (Under car, n.1)
    • car boot
  • (Under congressional, adj.)
    • congressionally
  • (Under corridor, n.)
    • corridor of uncertainty
  • (Under disco, n.1)
    • disco ball
  • (Under eat, v.)
    • to eat in
  • (Under email, n.2)
    • email address
  • (Under fact, n.)
    • fact file
  • (Under fore-foot, n.)
    • forefoot striker
  • (Under front, n. (and adj.))
    • front crawl
  • (Under gender, n.)
    • gender dysphoria
    • gender dysphoric
  • (Under giant, n. and adj.)
    • giant redwood
  • (Under hang-, comb. form)
    • hang-up
  • (Under high, adj. and n.2)
    • high bush cranberry
  • (Under I, n.1)
    • IVM
  • (Under Irish, adj. and n.)
    • Irish breakfast
    • Irish breakfast tea
  • (Under irrebuttable, adj.)
    • irrebuttable presumption
  • (Under knock-down, adj. and n.)
    • knock down ginger
  • (Under lard, n.)
    • lard-arse
    • lard-arsed
  • (Under leap, n.1)
    • leap of faith
  • (Under river, n.1)
    • down the river
  • (Under shit | shite, n.)
    • shit-faced
    • shit fit
  • (Under snow, n.1)
    • snow alga
  • (Under sticky, adj.2)
    • sticky catchfly
  • (Under sunder, adj. and adv.)
    • sunder-reeveland
  • (Under take, v.)
    • to take away
    • to take out
  • (Under T, n.)
    • TMI
  • (Under tent, n.1)
    • tent pole
    • tent-pole man
  • (Under tumble, n.)
    • tumble turn
  • (Under W, n.)
    • WTF
  • (Under well, adv.)
    • well-received
  • (Under wolf, n.)
    • wolfberry

Finally, new meanings were added to the following entries:

  • aspirational, adj.
  • attending, n.
  • attending, adj.
  • baby, n.
  • back country, n.
  • bail, v.1
  • bale, v.3
  • beer, n.1
  • biblical, adj.
  • breakfast, n.
  • cat, n.1
  • collaborative, adj.
  • complete, v.
  • coping, n.1
  • crawl, v.1
  • cup, n.
  • drive-through, n. and adj.
  • enabler, n.
  • eye-ball | eyeball, v.
  • fore-foot, n.
  • front, v.1
  • go, v.
  • hat, n.
  • hater, n.1
  • homer, n.1
  • installation, n.
  • jury, n.
  • knob, v.
  • knock, v.
  • spot, n.1
  • sugar, n.
  • top, n.1
  • turn, n.
  • yo-yo, n.