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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Money, esp. when regarded as sordid or distasteful or gained in a dishonorable way.

Feel the pain of 28-year-old Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who after last Friday’s IPO ranks among the richest people in the world. The be-hoodied tycoon, whose greatest extravagance to date is a $7 million Palo Alto home, now has the enviable burden of finding a place to park all his lucre.

Rebecca Dana, Newsweek