Definition updating websters

11-Jun-2016 21:53

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Many embody our modern obsession with digital life (: any of various small images, symbols or icons used in text fields in electronic communication (as in text messages) to express the emotional attitude of the writer, convey information succinctly, communicate a message playfully without using words, etc.

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means when awkwardly responding to a curious grandparent? That acronym, along with about 1,700 new entries, have just been defined in Merriam-Webster’s latest update to their unabridged online dictionary.

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