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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A member of a small independent group taking part in irregular fighting, typically against larger regular forces.

Uruguay, led by 78-year-old former guerrilla Jose Mujica who has also legalized gay marriage during his presidency, is spearheading a movement in Latin America to combat drug trafficking by legalizing the use of the psychoactive substance.

Daniel Cancel and Lucia Baldomir, Bloomberg News