Macquarie Dictionary’s word of the year is actually two words.
Two rather hotly debated words, at that: cancel culture.
But Macquarie Dictionary believes it is a word that sums up the past year.
“A term that captures an important aspect of the past year’s Zeitgeist…an attitude which is so pervasive that it now has a name, society’s cancel culture has become, for better or worse, a powerful force,” wrote the Macquarie Dictionary committee in a blog post. Read more…
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Cancel culture is named Macquarie Dictionary's word of the year