New Dictionary Food Terms Highlight Pandemic Eating


You might be happy to know that food terms, "Fluffernutter", and "Wiener Roast", have officially been added to the dictionary. Or you might be surprised that they weren't already in there.

Merriam-Webster has revealed that 455 new words have been added to Merriam-Webster.com, which most of the new entries are food-related words/terms that surfaced during the pandemic.

Here are some of the new food related entries:

  • Fluffernutter
  • Horchata
  • Chicharron
  • Goetta
  • Air Fryer
  • Ghost Kitchen
  • Curbside pickup/curbside delivery
  • Wiener Roast
  • Dine-in
  • Flash Freeze
  • Carnitas
  • Street food
  • Tuile
  • Baking chocolate
  • Everything (as in the seasoning)

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