Buzzwords are frequently used in news media. These are words that do not typically occur in everyday speech, but are common among newscasters, talking heads, and pundits on cable news.

These ‘news words’ are accepted by audiences for their implied meaning. But often loaded words are misused or used out of context. The actual definitions can be different than what is implied.

Newswordy is a growing collection of these words, updated every weekday. Along with each word is a definition, a quote with its use (or misuse) in the media, and a news and Twitter feed on the subject.

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Loud and enthusiastic approval, typically to welcome or honor someone or something.

Since he can’t run on hope and change and all these new promises—because the last ones have been mostly broken—he will have to divide this country. He will have to distort and distract and try to win by default…We want to win by acclamation.

Paul Ryan, U.S. vice-presidential nominee