Lucrepath and other new words

Here is a selection of new words I found on the Wordspy website:


A person who is pathologically driven to make money.


Journalism that churns out articles based on wire stories and press releases, rather than original reporting.


To recover from a state of confusion or disorganization. The confusion is caused by the security measures which oblige you to take off your shoes etc. So some airports now have Recombobulation Areas where you put your shoes and coat back on and stuff your laptop back in the case.


A person who is interested in and sympathetic to the goals of radical Islam, but who is not a member of a radical group.

misery lit

A memoir or novel that focuses on extreme personal trauma and abuse.


An error made while using the thumbs to type, particularly on a mobile device


A fake or misleading news story designed to further a hidden agenda. [Blend of information and propaganda.]

libel tourist

A person who sues for libel in a foreign country, particularly one that has libel laws favourable to the plaintiff.

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