A Sampling of new words and senses from the new 2006 update of Merriam-Webster's Collegiate® Dictionary, Eleventh Edition
Below you'll find a sample of the nearly 100 new words and senses from the 2006 copyright version of the best-selling Merriam-Webster's Collegiate® Dictionary, Eleventh Edition—available this fall in bookstores everywhere. How many of these words are already a part of your vocabulary?
2006 marks the bicentennial anniversary of America's first dictionary—Noah Webster's A Compendious Dictionary of the English Language. To see what words were "new" in 1806, check out A Glossary of New Words in the special anniversary section of Merriam-Webster Online.