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Merriam-Webster

@MerriamWebster

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Word of the Day, facts and observations on language, lookup trends, and wordplay from the editors at Merriam-Webster Dictionary.

Springfield, MA
Joined on December 15, 2009
@MerriamWebster Statistics

We looked inside some of the tweets by @MerriamWebster and found useful information for you.

Inside 100 Tweets

Time between tweets:
4 hours
Average replies
9
Average retweets
105
Average likes
351
Tweets with photos
25 / 100
Tweets with videos
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Rankings (sorted by number of followers)

6. in country United States and category Books

16. in category Books

201. in country United States and category Entertainment

689. in category Entertainment

Fun Fact

Everyword is a Twitter account created by Adam Parrish in December 2007 to share every word in the English language on Twitter. Since then, this account has tweeted 84k+ words.

It's Friday afternoon and we're dropping some hardcore nerd content. https://t.co/ygw4Vs8fDk

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SCOTUS tzaddik virtually anarchist & more words from the week: https://t.co/aroE5ynoTw

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If you've ever been in the middle of doing dishes and thought "I sure could use someone explaining a weird aspect of the English language right about now," buddy you are in luck.

Word Matters, for your weekend binge-listening needs: https://t.co/qo3XafZGHv https://t.co/MFYBmLq3An

If you've ever been in the middle of doing dishes and thought "I sure could use someone explaining a weird aspect of the English language right about now," buddy you are in luck. Word Matters, for your weekend binge-listening needs: https://t.co/qo3XafZGHv https://t.co/MFYBmLq3An

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123. 'Estivo-autumnal': relating to or occurring in the summer and autumn https://t.co/unGIFupjpq

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The word 'squirrel' is ultimately from the Greek 'skiouros' ('skia,' meaning "shadow" + 'oura,' meaning "tail"). https://t.co/TmtdyJF5lK

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'Delicious': originally "affording great pleasure" 'Succulent': "full of juice" 'Delectable': "highly pleasing : delightful" https://t.co/y3Yv2645uk

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Hyphens: when to use them, when not to use them, and when to trust your gut https://t.co/aO9Jz8jMDY

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It's new podcast day! This week on Word Matters, we're joined by expert guest @BookishLex to pay homage to a much-maligned, wildly versatile word: 'like' Then, @PeterSokolowski shows us how 'mean' wasn't always so, you know, *mean*. https://t.co/iGltuOtB1A

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πŸ“ˆTop lookups, in order: wanton, fascism, indict, racism, democracy, justice

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"In Defense of 'Like'" - now on Google Podcasts https://t.co/7K000bzMiR

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It's new podcast day! This week on Word Matters, we're joined by expert guest @BookishLex to pay homage to a much-maligned, wildly versatile word: 'like' Then, @PeterSokolowski shows us how 'mean' wasn't always so, you know, *mean*. https://t.co/iGltuOtB1A

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The earliest use of 'stomach' as a verb had the meaning β€œto remember with anger.” https://t.co/V48GZObBxl

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πŸ“ˆ Trending now on our site: 'a stitch in time (saves nine)' https://t.co/GMbuJDvMgv

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'Ambiguous': ↔️ capable of being understood in two or more different ways 'Ambivalent': πŸ€·β€β™‚οΈ having contradictory feelings toward something at the same time https://t.co/oZy27m5QzI

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The first written 'essays,' published in 1580, were so named to identify them as literary "attempts." https://t.co/rGoEtlJLOL

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πŸπŸŽƒπŸ‚ Happy fall! Or autumn! Or whatever! πŸ‚πŸŽƒπŸ https://t.co/thzTYxBhHi

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