Most Searched Words Of US Election 2016

Posted: Nov 9 2016, 8:16am CST | by , in News | Latest Political News

 

Most Searched Words of US Election 2016
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  • Top 15 Most Searched Words on the Internet during the Night of US Elections in 2016
 

The following are fifteen of the most searched words on the Internet during the course of the US elections in 2016.

The head honchos of the Merriam-Webster Dictionary revealed the most searched for words connected with the US elections in 2016. A great many novel things came to be known thanks to the ever-growing list of words that are added in the lexicon.

These included, among other things, the dimensions of Trump’s hands, a basket case full of hateful things and paradoxically Trump Tower’s taco bowls. The dictionary’s words defined the twittering that went on surrounding the US elections in 2016.

The top 15 words are given below along with some explanation regarding their meaning and origins:

1. Fascism: A way of organizing a society in which a government ruled by a dictator controls the lives of the people and in which people are not allowed to disagree with the government

2. Trumpery: Trashy Bunkum. While it contains Donald Trump’s surname, it has actually been around since 1755. The word actually signifies bosh and tosh.

3. Presumptive: Showing a Certain Degree of Probability. This word again refers to none other than Donald Trump. After Trump began to gain ground during the campaigning phase, this word just kind of stuck.

4. Nerve-racking: Causing a person to feel very nervous

5. Glass Ceiling: Unfair Hindrance for Certain Minorities. This word was used in reference to Hillary Clinton. She broke the glass ceiling and went on to win a great deal of popular support from all sorts of Americans. Yet, she didn’t make it to the top.

6. Plagiarism: Copying Directly from Another Source. This was used in connection with Melania Trump. She had used the words of Michelle Obama and later on when it came out in the open, this word became in vogue.

7. Oligarchy: Government by a Few. This was the trend against which Hillary Clinton was supposed to fight. Bernie Sanders also declared that an America under Trump would easily slide into oligarchy.

8. Redacted: To Edit Text for Security Reasons. This came in handy in pointing out Hillary’s email record glitch. The missing space in the record showed some sort of mismanagement by Hillary regarding her emails.

9. Bigot: A Pejorative Word for a Prejudiced Person in Particular a Racist Individual. This of course referred to some of the traits that Donald Trump became (in)famous for.

10. Hombre: Spanish Term for the Male of the Species. After Trump used the word regarding illegal Mexican immigrants crossing the porous border towards the south, he was villified by Mexicans as the epitome of fascist thinking.

11. Braggadocious: Having too High an Opinion of Oneself. Trump is the honorable recipient of this strange word which comes from the word “braggart”.

12. Socialism: A way of organizing a society in which major industries are owned and controlled by the government rather than by individual people and companies

13. Deplorables: Obnoxious Bunch of People. Hillary used this in her speech condemning Donald Trump.

14. Locker-Room Talk: Lewd Speech Regarding Sex or the Opposite Sex. Donald Trump was responsible for initiating this trend in which he insulted several females in a coarse manner.

15. Nasty: Very Loathsome. Trump called Hillary “such a nasty woman”. He was referring to certain unpleasant aspects of her personality.

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