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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Clear the throat noisily.

And they harrumphed at Republicans for rooting for the law’s failure and increasingly focused attention on Republican governors, like Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal—opponents of the law who have refused to expand Medicaid benefits in their states.

Aamer Madhani, USA TODAY