“Craft Beer” is Added to Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary

Every year Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary adds new words and removes old ones.  It seems that this year “craft beer” has the dubious distinction of being added to the dictionary.  Craft beer is finally getting the recognition it deserves.  The entry can be found here:

Definition of CRAFT BEER

: a specialty beer produced in limited quantities : microbrew

First Known Use of CRAFT BEER



Next Word in the Dictionary: craftless
Previous Word in the Dictionary: craft (transitive verb)
All Words Near: craft beer
Curious what other words made the list?  Well a few are:
  • brain cramp
  • bucket list
  • cloud computing
  • energy drink
  • f-bomb
  • man cave
  • sexting

For more information check out Merriam Webster’s site:

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