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ENG 1103: Now Playable . . .

Last month, Hasbro and Merriam-Webster published the seventh edition of the official Scrabble dictionary, which includes about five-hundred newly playable words, including these words featured in the November 16 National Public Radio story about the additions:

  • adorbs
  • adulted
  • adulting
  • allyship
  • atted
  • atting
  • babymoon
  • bae
  • convo
  • deadname
  • dox
  • doxxed
  • eggcorn
  • embiggen
  • fauxhawk
  • fintech
  • folx
  • guac
  • hogsbane
  • horchata
  • hygge
  • iftar
  • ixnayed
  • ixnaying
  • ixnays
  • jedi
  • kabocha
  • matcha
  • mofongo
  • onesie
  • oppo
  • pageview
  • pranayam
  • roid
  • slushee
  • spork
  • stan
  • stitch
  • swole
  • subtweet
  • thingie
  • torrented
  • torrenting
  • unfollow
  • unmalted
  • unmute
  • unsub
  • vaquita
  • vaxxed
  • vaxxing
  • verbing
  • vibed
  • vibing
  • wagyu
  • welp
  • yeehaw
  • zedonk
  • zonkey
  • zoomer