(WJW) –To keep up with the very changing times, each fall the Merriam-Webster Dictionary adds words to the dictionary.

This year, they added 370 new words.

Even “pumpkin spice” made the list, as well as abbreviations like “FWIW” and “ICYMI.”

Some of the additions may be viewed as “adorkable,” just one of the informal words that Merriam-Webster says have weaved their way into our everyday language.

Other words emerged from the pandemic, such as subvariant, booster dose, and emergency use authorization.

Other attention-catching words added, include:

  • adorkable: socially awkward or quirky in a way that is endearing
  • baller: excellent, exciting, or extraordinary especially in a way that is suggestive of a lavish lifestyle
  • Galentine’s Day: a holiday observed on February 13th as a time to celebrate friendships especially among women
  • laggy: having a delayed or slow response (as to a user’s input) : marked or affected by lag
  • MacGyver: to make, form, or repair (something) with what is conveniently on hand
  • metaverse 1 computing: a persistent virtual environment that allows access to and interoperability of multiple individual virtual realities also: any of the individual virtual environments that make up a metaverse 2 cosmology: the hypothetical combination of all co-existing or sequentially existing universes
  • mud season: a time of year (such as early spring) that is characterized by excessively muddy ground’
  • shrinkflation: the practice of reducing a product’s amount or volume per unit while continuing to offer it at the same price
  • side hustle: work performed for income supplementary to one’s primary job
  • sponcon: content posted usually by an influencer on social media that looks like a typical post but for which the poster has been paid to advertise a product or service
  • yeet: used to express surprise, approval, or excited enthusiasm yeet verb : to throw especially with force and without regard for the thing being thrown
  • janky: of very poor quality

The full list can be found, here.