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  • The 6th edition of "The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary" includes 300 new words.
  • Words like "twerk" and "Sriracha" made the cut.
  • Here are more of the wildest new words that are officially Scrabble approved.

The 6th edition of "The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary" was released by Merriam-Webster last September and boasts 300 new words. It was last updated in 2014.

We've rounded up 21 of the most controversial new words that are officially Scrabble approved. That includes some that you could have sworn were already in there, like "zen" and "ew," to words you might have never heard of, like "bokeh" or "aquafaba." Plus, we included their definitions from the online Scrabble Dictionary.

These are the words you need to add to your repertoire as soon as possible.

OK

OK - (adjective) all right


Ew

Ew - (interjection) used to express disgust


Sheeple

Sheeple - (noun) people likened to sheep


Twerk

Twerk - (verb) to dance by shaking the buttocks while squatting


Yowza

Yowza - (interjection) used to express surprise


Puggle

Puggle - (noun) a kind of dog


Facepalm

Facepalm - (verb) to cover the face with the hand


Bizjet

Bizjet - (noun) a small airplane used for business


Nubber

Nubber - (noun) a weakly hit ball


Sriracha

Sriracha - (noun) a spicy pepper sauce


Zomboid

Zomboid - (adjective) resembling zombies


Emoji

Emoji - (noun) a small computer symbol used to express emotion


Zen

Zen - (noun) a state of calm attentiveness


Macaron

Macaron - (noun) a cookie with filling in the middle


Cotija

Cotija - (noun) a Mexican cheese


Arancini

Arancini - (plural noun) balls of cooked rice


Schneid

Schneid - (noun) a series of losses


Bibimbap

Bibimbap - (noun) a dish of cooked rice and vegetables


Aquafaba

Aquafaba - (noun) the liquid that results when beans are cooked in water


Hivemind

Hivemind - (noun) the shared ideas of a group


Bokeh

Bokeh - (noun) the blurred quality of a photograph


Bestie

Bestie - (noun) a person who someone likes very much

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