Cambridge Dictionary Reveals Its ‘Word Of The Year 2022’, Inspired By Wordle

Cambridge Dictionary Reveals Its ‘Word Of The Year 2022’, Inspired By Wordle

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Category : Miscellaneous Published on: November 19 2022

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  • The Cambridge Dictionary has revealed its word of the year for 2022 as "homer", saying that it was inspired by the global word game sensation, Wordle. 
  • The word ''homer'' was searched for nearly 75,000 times during the first week of May 2022, when it was an answer in the word game Wordle.
  • “Homer” is an informal American-English term for a home run in baseball, Cambridge Dictionary.
  • Not only homer, Cambridge Dictionary saw bursts of searches for many five-letter words in 2022.
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