Are you wondering about the fact that which word can make it to the Oxford Dictionaries’ word of the year? The answer is indeed a rarely used word ‘Youthquake’.
Meaning of Youthquake:
The word ‘youthquake’ can be defined as – “a significant cultural, political, or social change arising from the actions or influence of young people.”
According to news reports, data collected by editors at Oxford Dictionaries showed a huge rise in usage of the word in 2017 compared with 2016.
Origin Of the word:
However, the usage of this word is not new at all. The word ‘youthquake’ coined by Vogue Editor Diana Vreeland in 1965, the word was used to denote the changes young people made in the domains of fashion and music.