noun : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a content word that can be used to refer to a person, place, thing, quality, or action
- n the word class that can serve as the subject or object of a verb, the object of a preposition, or in apposition
- When a casual reader encounters the word "comix" for the first time they are forced to spend a moment considering that the medium has evolved to the point where even the noun to .
- John Voelz isn't trying to brag, but it's fair to say he was down with Twitter before most people knew it was a proper noun.
- But gradually it morphed into a noun, and the "hipster" was born.
News & Articles
- Kudos June 15, 2013
ku’dos, noun 1. fame; honor; glory; prestige; credit; as for an achievement.
June 15, 2013 - Hibbing Daily Tribune
- 'Tweet' added to Oxford English Dictionary lexicon
Tweeting has become so popular that the Oxford English Dictionary broke one of its own rules to add "tweet" to its lexicon this month. "Tweet" is listed as both a noun and a verb that's used in social networking. The addition stands out because it breaks an Oxford English Dictionary rule that a word needs to be in use for ten years to be considered for inclusion. Since the Twitter social network ...
June 15, 2013 - PC World
- Tweet, "dad dancing" and "geekery" make Oxford Dictionary
LONDON (Reuters) - "Tweet", "dad dancing" and "geekery" are three of more than 1,200 new or revised words in the latest version of the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) released on Friday. The dictionary said in a quarterly update on its website that it had expanded its entries for "follow" (verb), "follower" (noun), and "tweet" (noun and verb) to include social media terms that have exploded in ...
June 14, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
- John McCain in USA Today
My friends, I am past the age when I can claim the noun 'kid,' no matter what adjective precedes it,McCain, 71, told his supporters. "But tonight we sure showed them what a comeback looks like."
- Rudy Giuliani in Seattle Post Intelligencer
His crack at the pick-on-Hillary debate that Rudy Giuliani spoke in brief sentences was a classic --"a noun, a verb and 9/11."
- Joe Biden in Forbes
Giuliani's entire message is "a noun, a verb and 9/11," Biden said, but that he had "done nothing" to implement anti-terrorism recommendations by the 9/11 Commission.