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CollinsDictionary.com adds amazeballs

Sept. 11, 2012 at 12:33 PM   |   Comments

NEW YORK, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- New York-based publisher HarperCollins said words being added to CollinsDictionary.com include amazeballs, bridezilla, lollage and fanboy.

The publisher said it put the call out July 17 for submissions for the online dictionary and 86 new words and senses have now been added to the tome.

The new entries include amazeballs, "an expression of enthusiastic approval;" bridezilla, "a woman whose behavior in planning the details of her wedding is regarded as intolerable;" lollage, "the practice of using the text messaging abbreviation LOL;" and fanboy, "an ardent or obsessive admirer, especially a young man."

Other new entries now searchable on the website include helicopter parent, geekism, liveblog, FaceTIme, cyberstalking and Bing.

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