"Embiggens" Added To Merriam-Webster Dictionary

"Embiggens" Added To Merriam-Webster Dictionary
Niall Colbert
Niall Colbert

6 Mar 2018

The Simpsons have gone and done it again.

They've had a one-off phrase mentioned on the show entered into the Merriam-Webster dictionary.

"Embiggen" has just been added - 22 years after its first known use in the show. 

Jebediah Springfield uttered the iconic phrase "A noble spirit embiggens the smallest man" all the way back in 1996:

Just in case you were interested in the actual definition, here it is:

In 2001, "D'oh" was added to the Oxford English Dictionary.

Neither "Cromulent" nor "Car-hole" have been added just yet, is it only a matter of time?!