500 words are added to Scrabble's official Merriam-Webster online dictionary Guac, short for guacamole, made the cut — as well as stan, sitch, convo, zedonk, dox and fauxhawk. The book was last updated in 2018.

500 words are added to Scrabble's official Merriam-Webster online dictionary

500 words are added to Scrabble's official Merriam-Webster online dictionary

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Guac, short for guacamole, made the cut — as well as stan, sitch, convo, zedonk, dox and fauxhawk. The book was last updated in 2018.

LEILA FADEL, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Leila Fadel. Scrabble just got a lot more interesting. Five hundred new words have been added to the game's official Merriam-Webster online dictionary, and they're all playable in Scrabble. Guac, short for guacamole, made the cut. Zoic (ph), zonkey, unsub, unmute, thingie, roid, to name a few, And finally, an oldie - yeehaw. Zoomer, for members of Gen Z, is now also an official word.

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