Word Quiz

Dictionary Quiz

Dictionary Quiz

The Oxford online dictionary is updated on a regular basis. (Read more about online dictionaries here)

Take this little quiz to find out if you would know the meaning of the newly added words!

Oxford dictionary new words quiz

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Question 1
What does apols mean?
A
Greek God
B
Short form of "apologies"
C
New spelling for apples
Question 2
What does A / W mean?
A
Abbreviation of "autumn / winter" (especially in fashion)
B
Abbreviation of "Alabama / Wisconsin" (two American states)
C
Abbreviation of "all / without" (canteen menu choice)
Question 3
What is a babymoon?
A
The full moon, because its "face" is said to look like a baby.
B
A Holiday parents in spe take before the birth of their child. As well as the time just after birth, to further and deepen the bond between parents and baby.
C
The night of the year when (statistically) the most babies are born in a country.
Question 4
What does bitcoin mean?
A
Currency of Belarus
B
Computer programming language
C
Digital currency
Question 5
What's the meaning of buzzworthy?
A
A type of rodent which is primarily preyed on by buzzards.
B
Something (especially a product) that has the ability to create a buzz among people through media coverage / social media / word of mouth.
C
Something (especially a product) that is so bad that nobody would want to buy it. Named after a TV programme in which members of the audience had buzzers to vote for the worst product.
Question 6
What does dappy mean?
A
Disorganized, silly or lacking concentration.
B
A horse that is black and white.
C
Looking fashionable and graceful.
Question 7
What is a flatform?
A
The place where trains stop in a train station.
B
A flat baking tray.
C
A flat shoe with a high, thick sole.
Question 8
What does LDR mean?
A
Abbreviation of "long-distance relationship".
B
Abbreviation of "last Disney romance". Like that's ever going to happen 😉
C
Abbreviation of "lobster, decaffeinated coffee and Rolls Royce" to describe the lifestyle of the super rich.
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