Lolcat, duck face and mahoosive are among 1,000 new words that have been added to Oxford Dictionaries online.
The website keeps a record of current and modern English words, and is often updated with new ones.
Here is a list of some of the newly added words and their meanings:
cool beans – used to express approval or delight
duck face -an exaggerated pouting expression in which the lips are thrust outwards, typically made by a person posing for a photograph
IDC – I don’t care
jel – jealous
lolcat – a photograph of a cat accompanied by a humorous caption written typically in a misspelled and grammatically incorrect version of English
mahoosive – exceptionally big; huge
simples – used to convey that something is very straightforward
the ant’s pants – an outstandingly good person or thing
xlnt – excellent
The words are not being added to the Oxford English Dictionary, which is a historical record.