Every year, there is a spate of stories about words added to various dictionaries.
In my local rag, Bernadette Kinlaw points out that, every year, words are also dropped from dictionaries. Here are a few of this year’s casualties:
This is an aircraft that flies because of its rotating blades.
When you deliciate, you indulge in feasting. I’m going to use that word starting today.
A frigorific thing causes or creates cold. The polar vortex is like that.
Read her list. Several of them are words I’ve actually heard of (alienist, for one). I have heard somewhere gyrocopter, but not cyclogiro.