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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Any person living in solitude or seeking to do so.

When a TMZ reporter confronted former basketball star Dennis Rodman on the street to ask whether he still communicates with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, whom he met in a February trip to the hermit kingdom, Rodman responded, ‘Oh, absolutely.’ He also said that he would be returning to the country Aug. 1.

Max Fisher, The Washinton Post