"Mankini" among official English words

Heart has got hold of the latest list of words to officially make it into the English Language.

The Oxford English Dictionary has released the list of new words, which include "Tankini" and "Mankini". Their website now has more than 1,000 new words with over 350,000 entries and definitions.

Check out some of the words on the list below:

Babycino - a drink of hot milk that has been frothed with pressurized steam, intended for children

Backlink - an incoming hyperlink from one web page to another website

Bloggable - suitable or sufficiently interesting as a topic for a blog

Buttload - a large number or amount

Cyberbullying - the use of electronic communication to bully a person, typically by sending messages of an intimidating or threatening nature

Fnarr fnarr - used to represent sniggering, typically at a sexual innuendo

Geddit - do you understand? (used to draw attention to a pun or play with words)

Jazz hands - a gesture originating in musical theatre, in which the hands are waved rapdily to and fro with palms facing forward and the fingers splayed, used typically to express or indicate excitement or triumph

Mankini - a brief one-piece bathing garment for men, with a T-back

Nom nom - used to express pleasure at eating, or at the prospect of eating, delicious food / or (noun) delicious food

Prolly - probably (informal)

Tanorexia - an obsessive desire to acquire and maintain a suntan, by natural or artificial methods

TBH - to be honest (abbreviation)

TMI - too much information (used to indicate that someone has revealed personal information of an embarressing nature)

Trolleyed - extremely drunk

Womble - wander in a casual or relaxed manner


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