Only a few dictionaries have picked their “word of the year” so far in 2022, but I figured I’d post this list and just add to it.
At the bottom of this post you’ll see my past thirteen annual “word of the year” “Best” lists.
Here’s what I have for this year, so far:
Cambridge Dictionary’s Word of the Year 2022 is from Cambridge.
‘Permacrisis’ is a dictionary’s word of the year in ‘truly awful’ 2022 is from The Washington Post.
Word of the Year 2022 is from MERRIAM-WEBSTER DICTIONARIES.
Following a landslide online popular vote, an in-joke that surged to prominence thanks to a satirical tweet beat out “metaverse” and “#IStandWith” as Oxford’s One Word to Rule Them All for 2022. https://t.co/IOjE7vYWmt pic.twitter.com/mvvZsQl20F
— The New York Times (@nytimes) December 5, 2022
The Oxford English Dictionary’s 2022 Word of the Year is “goblin mode.” What’s yours?https://t.co/kmYaOji4wi
— NYT Learning Network (@NYTimesLearning) December 12, 2022
And here are past year’s lists: