Dictionary.com has just added 300 new words complete with updated definitions. Those who look them up can better understand what people mean when they say "long hauler" about COVID-19 or Aunt Jemima regarding racial reckoning.

There's also a definition for 5G, asynchronous, and Deplatforn if you're technologically challenged as well as some other additions such as Ghost gun, Yeet — as in when you're happy and you know it — and "snack," which has a whole new meaning other than what you're eating.

So where are the Jersey words? I polled my social media following looking for "Jersey" words that can be easily added. With all that New Jersey has contributed to the country and the world, why not give them a few choice words as well?

Try these.

NJ words that should be added to the dictionary

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