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Can You Guess Which Emoji Is Oxford Dictionaries Word Of The year?

We are almost coming to the end of 2015, how time flies!
Yearly, Oxford dictionaries select the word of the year and this year is no exception. Past winners have included “podcast” (2005), “carbon footprint” (2007), “unfriend” (2009), “selfie” (2013), and “vape” (2014).
Can you guess this year’s word of the year? You already have a clue, it’s an emoji
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Do have an answer in your head.
The word of the year is
Drum roll, please.
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Yes! That emoji up there and below is our word of the year. I kid you not.
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Oxford dictionaries have crowned “Face with tears of joy”  as the word of the year as seen on their website.
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2015’s shortlist included several actual words and phrases, like “dark web,” “ad blocker,” and “lumbersexual.” However, the Face with tears of joy has been deemed adequate enough to summarize 2015.WOTY-emoji-banner
Now, who guessed right?

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15 comments on “Can You Guess Which Emoji Is Oxford Dictionaries Word Of The year?

  1. Covenant Oyetade says:

    That makes sense. I was afraid it would what I was thinking. Thank God It’s not.

    1. lanre says:

      Can i ask what you predicted

  2. DY says:

    Well deserved. I use this emoji a lot. I guessed “Lol” as word of the year Sha

    1. titi says:

      Please are you a girl ? Been meaning to ask

      1. lanre says:

        He is a dude

      2. DY says:

        Girl I am 🙂 dude kwanu?

        1. titi says:

          Just google searched your picture, you are a girl. Lol very silly ?

          1. DY says:

            How about you?

          2. titi says:

            Female too. ?

          3. DY says:

            Coooooool 😀 😀

  3. lanre says:

    Oxford though, is this is a word or a sentence , these guys will soon lose their credibility with all these stunts

  4. KingAbsolute says:

    I guessed it right, right from the time I saw this post, that’s the funniest & most used emoji recently.

  5. Joshua says:

    thought lol would win

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