LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - Dumpster fire, cryptocurrency and mansplain are among the more than 850 words and definitions recently added to the Merriam-Webster dictionary.
The publisher announced the new additions on Monday.
A few words needed updated definitions, including "dumpster fire" (a disaster), and "Bandwidth" (referring to emotional or mental capacity).
Bitcoin lovers will recognize "Cryptocurrency." It refers to any form of currency that only exists digitally.
And you might have heard of "mansplain," defined as explaining something to a woman in a condescending way.
Merriam-Webster editor-at-large says the new additions are reflective of English being, "a vibrant living language."