Macquarie Dictionary


Five new words for you to ponder

We always encourage new word submissions from you, and you can submit any word you hear, that’s not already in the Macquarie Dictionary here. We’ll review it for inclusion once we receive it. These are made up of words we are currently investigating, so not all may make it.

Let us know what you think about this eclectic new range of words.

Should these words be entered into the Macquarie Dictionary?

New words - romantasy	a romance fantasy story or novel.

New words - beach spreading	the use of a cabana, tent or other items to take up space on a beach.

desk bombing	(in a shared office space) approaching someone at their desk unannounced.

funcle	an uncle who is viewed as a source of amusement and entertainment by his nieces and nephews.

depression room	a bedroom that has become extremely messy due to the inhabitant's lack of motivation.

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