Scrabble Serves Up 300 New Ways To Win

Twerk and OK among new words added to official Scrabble dictionary

Some new words to play Scrabble with…officially.

Game-makers have added 300 new words to the Scrabble Dictionary.

Long-awaited words like “OK” and ew” are now acceptable.

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There are also 20 playable new words beginning with q that don’t need a u.

It’s been four years since the last update to the Scrabble Dictionary.

Among the other new words are:

Arancini: balls of cooked rice
Beatdown: an overwhelming defeat
Bestie: a person who someone likes very much
Bizjet: a small airplane used for business
Frowny: showing a frown
Qapik: a variant of gopik, “a monetary subunit of the manat (Azerbainan)”
Twerk: to dance by shaking the buttocks while squatting
Zomboid: resembling zombies