Word of the Day

Monday, June 27, 2016
  1. illegal
  2. resile
  3. tenebrous
  4. nonce
  5. xenophobia
Current hour
  1. ignominious
  2. faute de mieux
  3. conflate
  4. brexit
  5. smart
Every hour a computer program selects five words that get an unusually large number of searches on our site. These words tend to reflect topics that have appeared in the world news or in discussion groups across the Web. Each morning the top word is featured as the Word of the Day on our home page. The top five daily words, as well as the top five words for the current hour, are shown to the left. An archive of the daily words is shown below.

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  • 2016-06-27: illegal
  • 2016-06-26: icier
  • 2016-06-25: conga
  • 2016-06-24: brexit
  • 2016-06-23: hiatus

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