‘Rizz’ Voted as Oxford Dictionary’s Word of the Year for 2023

December 5, 2023 By admin Off

The 2023 word of the year, according to the Oxford English Dictionary, is “Rizz,” beating out other contenders like “Swiftie,” “situationship,” and “prompt.” The term refers to someone with style, charm, and attractiveness, as well as the ability to attract a romantic or sexual partner. It is likely derived from the word “charisma” and has gained popularity on social media platforms like TikTok. The choice of “Rizz” as the word of the year reflects the influence of younger generations on language and culture, according to the OED. Meanwhile, Merriam-Webster chose “authentic” as its word of the year for 2023.