Always know the meaning of those big words with Google dictionary.
This is a dictionary that was crowdsourced before crowdsourcing was a common online behavior.
Other new admissions to the dictionary include qayaq—an alternate spelling of kayak—and thongy.
Digitization has also made updating the dictionary far easier.
According to the dictionary, it is “arousing a sympathetic response.”
That word "sacrifice" has practically been dropped out of the dictionary of the Christian Church of the western world.
What does the dictionary say about the use of the word dander?
Thus new words are constantly being added to the language and the dictionary because they are needed.
I've read the dictionary through twice, without skipping a page!
If you do not know why they were so called, see The Century dictionary.
1520s, from Medieval Latin dictionarium "collection of words and phrases," from Latin dictionarius "of words," from dictio "word" (see diction). Probably first English use in title of a book was in Sir Thomas Elyot's "Latin Dictionary" (1538) though Latin Dictionarius was so used from early 13c. Grose's 1788 "Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue" has "RICHARD SNARY. A dictionary."