New words – 23 May 2016

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convo noun informal a conversation

The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

[The Skimm (US email newsletter daily news digest) 04 March 2016]

sprezzy adjective chic and elegant

Or head on down to the King’s Road … and you’ll find the eminently sprezzier ‘nu-Sloane’.

[GQ (UK men’s magazine) February 2016]

salty adjective informal angry or causing anger

Why are you so salty anyway?

[Heard in conversation (young person, teens) 29 January 2016]

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