I do an annual “Word of the Year” feature, sharing the choices from various organizations around the world.

Only a few have been chosen so far, but the pace will pick up over the next few weeks and I’ll be adding links to this post.

You can see all my vocabulary-related “Best” lists, including previous editions of “Words Of The Year,” here.

I’m adding this post to ALL MY END-OF-YEAR “BEST” LISTS FOR 2018 IN ONE PLACE!

Here is what I have so far:

THE COLLINS WORD OF THE YEAR 2018 IS…”Single Use.”

‘Single-use’ is Collins’ word of the year for 2018 is from CNN.

Oxford Children’s Word of the Year is “plastic.”

Plastic revealed as Children’s Word Of The Year by OUP for Chris Evans Breakfast Show’s 500 Words is from The BBC.