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  • Merriam-Webster's 2019 Words of the Year Include Quid Pro Quo, Snitty, Exculpate and Crawdad (2019-12-10): Merriam-Webster has released its 2019 Words of the Year and the Word of the Year. Several of them are related to Trump political scandals.

  • Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary Adds Over 150 New Words, Including Tweep and Selfie (2014-05-19): Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary has added over 150 new words, including tweep, hashtag and selfie.

  • Bucket List, Gastropub, Earworm, Mash-up Among Merriam-Webster's New Words for 2012 (2012-08-15): Merriam-Webster has released its list of new words being added to the 2012 update of Merriam Webster's Collegiate Dictionary.

  • Merriam-Webster Adds 150 New Words for 2011 Including Tweet, Bromance and Parkour (2011-08-31): Merriam-Webster has added 150 new words to its 2011 Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary.

  • Merriam-Webster Gets Visual (2008-05-12): Merriam-Webster recently expanded its online dictionary offerings to include the Merriam-Webster Visual Dictionary.

  • Merriam-Webster Adds 100 New Words (2007-07-13): USA Today reports that Merriam-Webster is adding 100 new words to its dictionary.

  • Crunk Added to Merriam-Webster Dictionary (2007-07-12): Crunk has made its way into the Merriam-Webster dictionary after an evolution of usage that includes hip-hop magazines, sports magazines and the New York Times.

  • Merriam-Webster Announces 2004 Words of the Year (2004-12-10): Merriam-Webster Inc.



  • Merriam-Webster Announces 2003 Words of the Year (2004-01-23): Merriam-Webster Inc.

  • Merriam-Webster Signs Agreement to Provide Dictionaries for C-Pen (2001-04-13): C Technologies, developer of C-Pen, a handheld text recording device, have announced an agreement with Merriam-Webster Inc.

  • Merriam-Webster Teams With yourDictionary.com (2000-08-04): Merriam-Webster Inc.

  • Merriam-Webster Announces Launch of Wordcentral.com (1998-10-07): Merriam-Webster has announced a new website www.

  • Merriam-Webster Introduces New Electronic Reference Product (1997-08-11): Network users and administrators everywhere will soon have access to language reference tools with the introduction of Merriam-Webster's Collegiate┬« Dictionary & Thesaurus, Network Edition in August 1997.