Collins Dictionary announced in July that it was opening up its online dictionary to public suggestions, and this week marks the first batch of approved crowdsourced words and definitions.
The publisher received over 4,400 submissions, and here some of the 86 that made the cut:
gazang (v) – (informal) (of the seller of a house) to inconvenience (a potential buyer) by withdrawing from an agreement to sell shortly before the purchase is completed
oojamaflip (n) – (slang) a thing whose name is temporarily forgotten
rowie (n) – (Northeast Scotland) a bread roll made with butter and fat
zhoosh(v) – often foll by up (slang) to make more exciting, lively, or attractive