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March 2002 update

14 March 2002 saw the publication of the range of entries mid-Mirzapur in the New Edition. In addition to revised versions of Second Edition entries, this range contains the entries listed below. We have also added a further list of new words from across the alphabet.

List of new words

  • mid-afternoon, n., adv., and a.
  • Mid-America, n.
  • Mid-American, a. and n.
  • midazolam, n.
  • mid-cap, n.
  • mid-career, n. and a.
  • mid-continent, a. and n.
  • mid-continental, a.
  • mid-deep, n.
  • middelmannetjie, n.
  • middelskot, n.
  • Middle Easterner, n.
  • Middle England, n.
  • Middle Englander, n.
  • Middle Europe, n.
  • middleman, v.
  • middle-of-the-roadism, n.
  • middle-of-the-roadness, n.
  • middle order, n.
  • middle path, n.
  • middle-roader, n.
  • middle-size, a.
  • middleware, n.
  • Middle Westerner, n.
  • middlewoman, n.
  • middle zone, n.
  • middling, n.2
  • Mide, n. (and a.)
  • mid-engine, a.
  • mid-engined, a.
  • Midewiwin, n.
  • midface, n. and a.
  • mid-fast Sunday, n.
  • midgates, adv.
  • midgic, n.
  • midgie, n.
  • mid-ground, n.
  • midhusband, n.
  • Midianite, n. and a.
  • Midianitish, a. (and n.)
  • midibus, n.
  • midi system, n.1
  • MIDI system, n.2
  • mid-latitude, n. and a.
  • mid-market, a. and n.
  • mid-morning, n. and a.
  • Midori, n.
  • midouten, prep.
  • mid-Pacific, a. and n.
  • midpiece, n.
  • mid-price, a. and n.
  • mid-priced, a.
  • midrashist, n.
  • midsagittally, adv.
  • midshore, a.
  • mid-size, a.
  • mid-sized, a.
  • midsummer month, n.
  • mid-teen, n. and a.
  • midtowner, n.
  • midwards, adv.
  • midweeker, n.
  • midzonal, a.
  • Mie, n.
  • Mien, n.3 and a.
  • miened, a.
  • mierda, int.
  • miesies, n.
  • mieskeit, n.
  • miffed, a.
  • mifky-pifky, n.
  • mig, n.2
  • MIG, n.4
  • migawd, int.
  • miggie, n.
  • miggle, n.
  • mighe, v.
  • might, v.
  • mightsomeness, n.
  • migrainoid, a.
  • migrancy, n.
  • migrater, n.
  • migrationism, n.
  • mihanere, n. (and a.)
  • mihi, n.
  • mi'ja, n.
  • mi'jita, n.
  • mi'jito, n.
  • mijnpacht, n.
  • mi'jo, n.
  • Mikadoism, n.
  • Mikasuki, n. and a.
  • mike, n.5
  • Mike, n.8
  • mike, v.2
  • Mike-Mike, n.
  • mikeside, n. and adv.
  • miking, n.2
  • miko, n.
  • mikoshi, n.
  • Mikulicz, n.
  • milagro, n.
  • Milan, n.3
  • Milanaise, n.
  • Milanese, n.2
  • Milankovitch, n.
  • milarite, n.
  • milbemycin, n.
  • milch, n.2
  • milchglas, n.
  • mildening, n.
  • mildewcide, n.
  • mildewicide, n.
  • mile, v.
  • miles, n.2
  • milieu intérieur, n.
  • militantism, n.
  • militaristically, adv.
  • militician, n.
  • Militine, n.
  • milksoppery, n.
  • milksoppish, a.
  • mille, n.1 (and a.)
  • millefolium, n.
  • millenarianist, n. and a.
  • millerandage, n.
  • Miller-Dieker syndrome, n.
  • mille tonnerres, int. (and n.)
  • milliarium, n.
  • millier, n.
  • milligrade, n.
  • millim, n.
  • milline, n.
  • milliohm, n.
  • milliweak, a.
  • mill tog, n.
  • mill-wash, v.
  • mill-washing, n.
  • milonga, n.
  • milordo, n.
  • milsey, v.
  • mil-spec, n.
  • milver, n.
  • Milwaukeean, n.
  • Milyan, n.
  • Mimbreño, n. and a.
  • Mimbres, a. and n.
  • MIME, n.2
  • mimetese, n.
  • mimetesite, n.
  • mimeticism, n.
  • mimi, n. and a.
  • mimiamb, n.
  • mimicking, n.
  • mimoseous, a.
  • mimosite, n.2
  • mimping, n.
  • mimping, a.
  • Mimusops, n.
  • min, n.4, a.2, and adv.
  • min, v.4
  • minakari, n.
  • minarchist, n. and a.
  • minarchy, n.
  • Minarette, n.
  • minceur, a. (and n.)
  • minch, v.
  • mincy, a.
  • min dae, n. (and int.)
  • mind-blind, a. (and n.)
  • mind-blindness, n.
  • mind-boggler, n.
  • mind-brain, a. and n.
  • Mindel-Riss, a.
  • mind expansion, n.
  • mind-fuck, n.
  • mind-fuck, v.
  • mindfucker, n.
  • mindic, a.
  • mindly, adv.
  • mind-machine, n.
  • mindon, n.
  • mind-reading, a.
  • mindscape, n.
  • mindshare, n.
  • mindstyle, n.
  • mindware, n.
  • mind-your-own-business, n.
  • mined-out, a.
  • mine-ness, n.
  • mineral acid, n.
  • mineral alkali, n.
  • minerally, a.
  • minerally, adv.
  • mineral salt, n.
  • minerogenesis, n.
  • minerogenetic, a.
  • minerogenic, a.
  • minerotrophic, a.
  • minerotrophy, n.
  • mines, pron.
  • mineworking, n.
  • ming, n.3
  • ming, n.4
  • ming chi, n.
  • minger, n.
  • minging, a.
  • Mingo, n. and a.
  • minhag, n.
  • mini, n.3
  • mini, n.4
  • mini-album, n.
  • miniated, a.
  • miniatured, a.
  • minibeast, n.
  • minibike, n.
  • mini-black hole, n.
  • mini-blind, n.
  • minibore, a.
  • mini-break, n.1
  • mini-brewery, n.
  • mini-budget, n.
  • minic, a.
  • minical, a.
  • minicamp, n.
  • minichain, n.
  • mini-chitted, a.
  • minichromosome, n.
  • minicircle, n.
  • minicom, n.
  • minicomputer, n.
  • Miniconjou, n.
  • minidisc, n.
  • minidiskette, n.
  • minifloppy, n.
  • mini-flyweight, n.
  • minigene, n.
  • minigolf, n.
  • minihelix, n.
  • mini-hole, n.
  • minikin, n.3 and a.3
  • minikini, n.
  • minilab, n.
  • mini-language, n.
  • mini-major, n.
  • mini-mall, n.
  • minimalness, n.
  • mini-man, n.1
  • mini-man, n.2
  • mini-market, n.
  • mini-mart, n.
  • minimeter, n.2
  • minimetric, a.
  • Minimi, n.
  • mini-mill, n.
  • minimist, n.
  • minimum naturale, n.
  • mini-nuke, n.
  • minipill, n.
  • miniprint, a. and n.
  • mini-putt, n.
  • mini roundabout, n.
  • mini-rugby, n.
  • minisatellite, n.
  • Minisink, n. (and a.)
  • ministerialis, n.
  • minisuper, n.
  • minisupercomputer, n.
  • mini-system, n.
  • Minitab, n.
  • Minitel, n.
  • minitower, n.
  • mink, n.2
  • Minkowski, n.
  • Minkowskian, a.
  • min-max, a. and n.
  • Min-Min, n.
  • minneola, n.
  • minnerichi, n.
  • minnesotaite, n.
  • Minnesotian, n.
  • Minnetaree, n.
  • minniebush, n.
  • minny, a.
  • minocycline, n.
  • minorant, n. and a.
  • minorate, a.
  • minore, a. (and n.)
  • minoritarian, n. and a.
  • minorization, n.
  • minoxidil, n.
  • Minseito, n.
  • minshuku, n.
  • minter, n.3
  • Mintie, n.
  • mintiness, n.
  • minutage, n.
  • minutissimic, a.
  • minutize, v.
  • minverite, n.
  • mio-, comb. form
  • miospore, n.
  • Mir, n.4
  • Mira, n.
  • miraa, n.
  • Mirabilis, n.2
  • mirack, a.
  • miracled, a.
  • miraculin, n.
  • miraculism, n.
  • Miraj, n.
  • miramur, n.
  • Mirandize, v.
  • mirasdar, n.
  • mirding, n.
  • mired, n.
  • Miri, n.2 and a.
  • mirin, n.
  • miriti, n.
  • mirkning, n.
  • mirl, v.
  • mirmillo, n.
  • mirmilloner, n.
  • miromiro, n.
  • mirous, a.
  • mirr, v.
  • mirror-symmetric, a.
  • mirror-symmetrical, a.
  • mirror symmetry, n.
  • mis', n.1
  • mis, n.2

In addition to these new entries, a number of new subordinate entries were added to existing entries. These included:

  • (Under mid, a., n.1, and adv.2)
    • mid-century
    • mid-court
    • midlist
    • mid-shaft
    • mid-tide
    • mid-deck
    • mid-level
    • mid-management
    • mid-ordinate
    • midplane
    • mid-position
    • mid-rise
    • midshire
    • midsole
    • mid-tech
    • midtempo
    • mid-terrace
    • midvein
  • (Under middle, a. and n.)
    • Middle Atlantic
    • Middle Britain
    • middlebuster
    • middle commissure
    • middle course
    • middle cut
    • Middle Dutch
    • Middle German
    • Middle High German
    • middle level
    • middle linebacker
    • middle market
    • middle market price
    • middle one
    • middle peasant
    • Middle Persian
    • Middle Platonism
    • Middle Platonist
    • middle power
    • middle relief
    • middle slip
    • Middle Stone Age
    • middle temperature error
    • Middle Youth
    • middle-high
  • (Under middlebrow, n. and a.)
    • middlebrowism
  • (Under middle-land, n. and a.)
    • middle-land sea
  • (Under middling, a.1)
    • middling interest
  • (Under midge, n.)
    • midge net
  • (Under Midland, a. and n.)
    • the Midlands
  • (Under mid-life, n. and a.)
    • mid-lifer
  • (Under midnight, n. and a.)
    • midnight ball
    • midnight basketball
    • midnight cowboy
    • midnight dark
    • midnight hour
    • midnight lamp
    • midnight movie
    • midnight prayer
    • midnight requisition
    • midnight requisitioning
    • midnight watching
  • (Under midship, n. and a.)
    • midship section
  • (Under midshipman, n.)
    • Midshipman Ordinary
    • Midshipman Extra
    • Midshipman Extraordinary
    • midshipman's watch and chain
  • (Under midsummer, n.)
    • midsummer maze
    • midsummer quarter
    • midsummer term
    • midsummer-tide
  • (Under midwife, v.)
    • midwived
  • (Under Mie, n.)
    • Mie scattering
    • Mie theory
  • (Under migraine, n.)
    • migraine equivalent
    • migraine-like
  • (Under migrant, a. and n.)
    • migrant camp
    • migrant hostel
    • migrant labour
    • migrant labour camp
    • migrant labourer
    • migrant labour system
    • migrant ship
    • migrant worker
  • (Under migration, n.)
    • Migration Age
    • migration myth
    • migration path
    • Migration Period
    • Migration style
  • (Under migratory, a. and n.)
    • migratory labour
    • migratory locust
    • migratory worker
  • (Under Mike, n.4)
    • Mike boat
  • (Under Milanese, n.1 and a.)
    • Milanese mandolin
  • (Under mile, n.1)
    • mile-fortlet
    • Mile High Club
    • mile marker
    • milepath
  • (Under miliary, a. and n.)
    • miliary tuberculosis
  • (Under miliolite, n.)
    • miliolite limestone
  • (Under militarize, v.)
    • militarizing
  • (Under military, a. and n.)
    • military barracks
    • military brat
    • military discipline
    • military heel
    • military hotel
    • military-looking
    • military macaw
    • military policewoman
    • military press
    • military reservation
    • military reserve
    • military school
    • military-industrial
  • (Under milk, n.1 and a.)
    • milk-bar cowboy
    • milk basket
    • milk board
    • milk booth
    • milk-box
    • milk drink
    • milk gap
    • milk gravy
    • Milk Marketing Board
    • Milk Marque
    • milk money
    • milk monitor
    • milk paint
    • milk pan
    • milk pie
    • milk poultice
    • milk product
    • Milk Race
    • milk record
    • milk sack
    • milk-separator
    • milk solids
    • milk store
    • milk-tart
    • milk-cap
    • milk drop
    • milkmaidens
  • (Under milk, v.)
    • milk-purse
  • (Under milking, n.)
    • milking booster
    • milking cell
    • milking generator
  • (Under milk-white, a. and n.)
    • milk-white girdle
    • milk-whitish
  • (Under milky, a.)
    • milky grain
  • (Under Milky Way, n.)
    • Milky Way galaxy
  • (Under mill, n.1)
    • mill bank
    • mill-clapper
    • mill-clow
    • mill field
    • mill pit
    • mill-wand
    • mill-yair
  • (Under mill, n.6)
    • mill rate
  • (Under millennial, a. and n.)
    • millennial generation
  • (Under millennium, n.)
    • millennium baby
    • millennium bomb
    • millennium bug
  • (Under miller, n.1)
    • miller fowl
    • miller's grape
  • (Under millet, n.1)
    • millet wine
  • (Under milli-, comb. form)
    • milliarcsecond
  • (Under millimetre, n.)
    • millimetre wave
  • (Under millimetric, a.)
    • millimetrically
  • (Under milling, n.1)
    • milling frolic
  • (Under million, a. and n.)
    • million city
    • million dollar question
    • million-dollar weed
    • million-dollar wound
    • million-dollared
    • million-pound
    • million-selling
  • (Under millionaire, n. and a.)
    • millionaire's defence
    • Millionaires' Mile
    • millionaire's salad
    • millionaire's shortbread
  • (Under millisecond, n.)
    • millisecond pulsar
  • (Under Mills & Boon, n. and a.)
    • Mills and Boonish
  • (Under mimeograph, v.)
    • mimeographing
  • (Under mimic, a. and n.)
    • mimic board
  • (Under mimosa, n. and a.)
    • mimosa thorn
    • mimosa thorn bush
  • (Under minarchy, n.)
    • minarchic
  • (Under minced, a.)
    • minced oath
  • (Under mincing, a.)
    • mincing-pincing
  • (Under mind, n.1)
    • mind candy
    • mind-child
    • mind food
    • mind frame
    • mind link
    • mind map
    • mind-meld
    • mind-trip
    • mind-trip
    • mind-tripping
    • mind virus
    • mind-warp
  • (Under mind-body, n. and a.)
    • mind-body problem
  • (Under mine, n.)
    • mines and minerals
    • mine canary
    • mine clearance
    • mine countermeasures
    • mine dance
    • mine-free
    • mine-planter
    • mine plough
  • (Under miner, n.1)
    • miner's cat
    • miner's dogwood
    • miner's lettuce
    • miner's licence
  • (Under mineral, a.)
    • mineral fibre
    • mineral spirits
  • (Under miniature, n. and a.)
    • miniature sheet
  • (Under minikin, n.2 and a.2)
    • minikin gut
  • (Under minim, n.1)
    • minim confusion
  • (Under minimal, a.)
    • minimal brain dysfunction
    • minimal surface
  • (Under minimally, adv.)
    • minimally invasive
  • (Under minimum, n. and a.)
    • minimum charge
    • minimum deterrence
    • minimum deterrent
  • (Under mining, n.)
    • mining pan
  • (Under mining, a.)
    • mining moth
  • (Under minister, n.)
    • minister resident
    • minister's face
    • minister's head
    • minister's permit
    • minister tax
  • (Under ministrate, v.)
    • ministrating
  • (Under mink, n.1 and a.)
    • mink frog
    • minkhound
  • (Under Minkowski, n.)
    • Minkowski inequality
  • (Under minor, a. and n.)
    • minor arcana
    • minor county
    • minor element
    • minor penalty
    • minor shoulder-knot
    • minor tranquillizer
  • (Under Minorca, n.)
    • Minorca oil
  • (Under minority, n. and a.)
    • minority government
    • minority interest
    • Minority Leader
    • minority rule
    • minority shareholder
  • (Under minstrel, n.)
    • minstrels' gallery
  • (Under mint, n.1)
    • mint-signature
  • (Under mint, n.2)
    • mint weed
    • mint imperial
  • (Under minus, prep., n., adv., and a.)
    • minus point
  • (Under minute, n.1)
    • minute costs
    • minute minder
    • minute pudding
  • (Under Mira, n.)
    • Mira-type
  • (Under miracle, n.)
    • miracle cure
    • miracles playing
  • (Under Mirandize, v.)
    • Mirandized
  • (Under mirr, v.)
    • mirring
  • (Under mirror, n.)
    • mirror ball
    • mirror dory
    • mirror globe
    • mirror lens
    • mirror lock-up
    • mirror phase
    • mirror-reading
    • mirror shades
    • mirror site
    • mirror tile
    • mirror vision

Out-of-sequence new entries

14 March 2002 also saw the publication of the the following new entries from across the alphabet:

  • all-seater, a. and n.
  • all-star, a. and n.
  • all-you-can-eat, a. (and n.)
  • auteur, n. and a.
  • auteurism, n.
  • auteurist, n. and a.
  • banoffi, n.
  • barfly, n.
  • batty, n.
  • benchmark, v.
  • benchmarking, n.
  • blue box, n.
  • boff, n.1 and a.
  • boff, n.2
  • boff, n.3
  • boff, v.
  • boffo, n.1 and a.2
  • boffo, a.1 and n.2
  • boffola, n. and a.
  • bog-standard, a.
  • booty, n.3
  • Bork, v.
  • borking, n.
  • borscht belt, n. and a.
  • borscht circuit, n.
  • box-standard, n. and a.
  • brain-box, n.
  • breadhead, n. and a.
  • bubble-wrap, v.
  • bubble wrap, n.
  • bubble-wrapped, a.
  • 'burb, n.
  • capsaicin, n.
  • changeup, n.
  • channel graze, v.
  • channel grazer, n.
  • channel grazing, n.
  • channel-hop, v.
  • channel hopper, n.
  • channel-hopping, n.
  • channel-hopping, a.
  • channel zapper, n.
  • chocoholic, n. and a.
  • churrascaria, n.
  • churrasco, n.
  • clathrin, n.
  • Clause Four, n.
  • Clipper, n.3
  • dance hall, n.
  • death, a.2
  • def, a.
  • dis, n.3
  • dis, v.3
  • dissing, n.
  • DWEM, n.
  • ethnic cleanser, n.
  • ethnic cleansing, n.
  • feminazi, n.
  • filk, n.
  • filk, v.
  • filker, n.
  • filking, n.
  • flamage, n.
  • for-profit, a. and n.
  • future history, n.
  • future-proof, a.
  • future-proof, v.
  • future-proofed, a.
  • future-proofing, n.
  • gaugino, n.
  • gobshite, n.
  • Hertzsprung, n.
  • Hertzsprung-Russell diagram, n.
  • higgsino, n.
  • New Ageism, n.
  • New Agey, a.
  • new laddish, a.
  • new laddishness, n.
  • new world order, n.
  • non-profit, n. and a.
  • not-for-profit, a. (adv.) and n.
  • pappardelle, n.
  • paraglide, n.
  • paraglide, v.
  • paragliding, n.
  • party animal, n.
  • penne, n.
  • qawwal, n.
  • qawwali, n.
  • qubit, n.
  • ragga, n.
  • rebetic, a.
  • rebetika, n.
  • rebetis, n.
  • Russell diagram, n.
  • splatterpunk, n.

In addition to these new entries, the following out-of-sequence subordinate entries were added:

  • (Under adhesion, n.)
    • adhesion molecule
    • cell adhesion molecule
  • (Under all, a., n., and adv.)
    • all day
    • all night
    • to be (also take) all day
    • don't be all day!
    • not to have all day
    • to be all yours
    • all-singing, all-dancing
    • all singing and dancing
    • all-expense
    • all-expense-paid
    • all-expenses
    • all-expenses-paid
    • all-new
    • all-night sitting
    • all-ticket
  • (Under ambient, a. and n.)
    • ambient temperature
  • (Under ball, n.1)
    • ball-doctoring
    • ball tampering
  • (Under blow, v.1)
    • to blow a kiss
    • to blow away
    • to blow off
    • to blow out
    • to blow out of the water
    • to blow a gasket
  • (Under blown, ppl. a.1)
    • blown away
  • (Under bouncing, vbl. n.)
    • bouncing castle
  • (Under bouncy, a.)
    • bouncy castle
  • (Under breast, n.)
    • breast implant
  • (Under brick, n.1)
    • built like a brick shithouse
    • brick shithouse
    • built like a brick house
    • brick house
  • (Under bubble, n.)
    • bubble curl
    • bubble-curled
    • bubble economy
    • bubble-jet
    • bubble-jet printer
    • bubble perm
    • bubble-permed
  • (Under bully, n.1)
    • bully court
  • (Under carbon, n.)
    • carbon sink
  • (Under case, n.1)
    • on the case
    • to get off a person's case
    • get off my case!
    • to be on a person's case
    • case management
    • case manager
  • (Under cash, n.1)
    • cashback
  • (Under chattering, ppl. a.)
    • chattering classes
  • (Under Christmas, n.)
    • Christmas cactus
  • (Under circle, n.)
    • circle change
  • (Under clause, n.)
    • Clause 28
  • (Under coated, ppl. a.)
    • coated pit
    • coated vesicle
  • (Under conjoined, ppl. a.)
    • conjoined twin
  • (Under coronation, n.)
    • coronation chicken
  • (Under dragon, n.1)
    • dragon economy
    • little dragon
  • (Under E)
    • EDI
  • (Under electronic, a.)
    • electronic data interchange
    • Electronic Data Interchange
  • (Under ethnically, adv.)
    • ethnically clean
    • ethnically cleanse
    • ethnically cleansed
  • (Under executive, a. and n.)
    • executive decision
    • executive toy
  • (Under fantasy, n.)
    • fantasy league
    • fantasy football
    • fantasy cricket
    • fantasy baseball
  • (Under fashion, n.)
    • fashion victim
  • (Under flame, n. and a.)
    • flame mail
  • (Under gas, n.1)
    • gas giant
  • (Under gaze, n.)
    • the male gaze
  • (Under giant, n. and a.)
    • giant branch
    • giant planet
  • (Under hole, n.)
    • hole punch
  • (Under hyper-, prefix)
    • hyperbook
    • hyper-drawing
    • hyper-fiction
    • hyper-film
    • hyper-movie
    • hyper-novel
    • hyper-poem
    • hyper-tale
    • hyper-zine
    • hyperlearning
    • hyper-sexuality
    • hyper-world
    • hypergenerated
    • hyper-music
    • hyper-musician
  • (Under I)
    • IP
  • (Under New Age, n.)
    • New Age traveller
  • (Under P)
    • PDA
  • (Under personal, a. and n.)
    • personal digital assistant
  • (Under phyletic, a.)
    • phyletic gradualism
  • (Under physician, n.)
    • physician-assisted suicide
  • (Under pink, n.4 and a.2)
    • pink-collar
  • (Under poisoned, ppl. a.)
    • poisoned chalice
  • (Under quantum, n. and a.)
    • quantum bit
    • quantum computer
    • quantum computation
    • quantum computing
  • (Under rotisserie, n.)
    • rotisserie league

Finally, new meanings were added to the following entries:

  • ambient, a. and n.
  • appropriation, n.
  • appropriationist, n.
  • baggy, a. and n. pl.
  • bench-mark, n.
  • blow, v.1
  • bubble, n.
  • Charley, n.
  • cleanse, v.
  • cleansing, vbl. n.
  • entanglement, n.
  • flame, n. and a.
  • flame, v.
  • flamer, n.
  • flaming, vbl. n.
  • fratricide, n.2
  • Lachesis, n.
  • not, adv. and n.2
  • paraglider, n.
  • piggy, n.1
  • pisser, n.
  • quintessence, n.
  • ragamuffin, n. and a.
  • splatter, n.2