Word Spy - Top 100
The list below shows the top 100 Word Spy words (as measured by page views) from the past seven days (October 16, 2014 to October 23, 2014).
 Rank   Previous  WordPosted On
1 1 procaffinating October 17, 2014
2 3 Ebolaphobia October 21, 2014
3 4 almost alcoholic October 22, 2014
4 - media meshing October 23, 2014
5 2 fracktivist October 16, 2014
6 6 data fracking October 14, 2014
7 7 phishing August 1, 2003
8 5 NoMo October 15, 2014
9 9 sapiosexual December 7, 2012
10 10 metrosexual September 4, 2002
11 8 statement socks October 2, 2014
12 13 digital crowding October 8, 2014
13 12 plyscraper October 10, 2014
14 11 prespond October 9, 2014
15 14 cratedigger October 7, 2014
16 15 BANANA February 19, 1999
17 20 T-shaped October 8, 2003
18 19 flash mob July 14, 2003
19 17 sufferfest October 3, 2014
20 21 google April 12, 2001
21 16 defensive pessimism June 12, 2002
22 23 parentsplaining September 26, 2014
23 22 Katie Couric effect October 1, 2014
24 25 conspicuous austerity January 14, 2002
25 26 critter label April 25, 2006
26 27 nomophobia February 21, 2012
27 28 Google bombing May 21, 2002
28 41 soft power July 8, 2002
29 30 greengrocers' apostrophe August 7, 2000
30 40 manther February 25, 2011
31 24 screen shift September 30, 2014
32 29 lifestreaming November 6, 2007
33 44 earworm March 12, 2003
34 32 wet signature April 10, 2000
35 35 crowdfunding July 1, 2008
36 42 drink the Kool-Aid October 27, 1998
37 31 tweetup June 11, 2008
38 39 retrosexual October 6, 2004
39 34 shovel-ready January 12, 2009
40 38 torch-and-pitchfork March 17, 2009
41 36 sock puppet September 25, 2006
42 43 hate-link April 25, 2014
43 47 hyper-power February 25, 2002
44 46 bucket list November 10, 2010
45 37 bluejacking November 21, 2003
46 48 cheapuccino January 21, 2011
47 33 beanpole family May 23, 2002
48 51 Stendhal's syndrome April 1, 2003
49 45 post-gay June 23, 1998
50 49 camgirl October 23, 2002
51 - severely gifted August 12, 1998
52 50 Affrilachian December 12, 2002
53 52 bridezilla September 20, 2002
54 53 Frankenfood May 5, 1996
55 54 third place October 30, 2002
56 81 irritable male syndrome February 4, 2003
57 57 Lake Wobegon effect August 15, 2003
58 62 bacronym September 9, 1997
59 60 CXO July 29, 2002
60 56 Millennial Generation April 3, 2002
61 63 crackberry May 31, 2004
62 64 upgradation December 20, 2000
63 73 typochondriac August 29, 2014
64 64 McMansion August 17, 2001
65 75 fauxhawk September 5, 2003
66 83 BHAG June 20, 2003
67 92 Sabbath mode October 5, 2001
68 61 time confetti June 25, 2014
69 55 darknet August 28, 2003
70 68 smartphone face May 10, 2013
71 65 usie August 22, 2014
72 58 uncanny valley December 10, 2003
73 67 ad creep June 14, 2000
74 - buried shovel September 2, 1998
75 66 type T personality April 3, 2003
76 70 social networking January 12, 2004
77 91 go commando April 9, 2001
78 84 lawnmower parent April 26, 2011
79 90 incel June 4, 2014
80 97 lad lit February 24, 2004
81 99 low-hanging fruit October 19, 1996
82 80 arsenic hour October 18, 2002
83 89 retrofuturism December 13, 2000
84 88 work-life balance August 28, 2000
85 88 laptop zombie September 1, 2010
86 100 grey-sky thinking December 9, 2011
87 96 white-hat hacker October 4, 1999
88 61 big data October 24, 1997
89 87 Coca-Colanization September 28, 2004
90 69 crowdsourcing August 17, 2006
91 59 NASCAR effect June 1, 2001
92 73 baggage malaria March 24, 2011
93 91 Janopause January 11, 2012
94 72 otherhood August 19, 2014
95 43 secondhand drinking September 17, 2008
96 68 pareidolia March 2, 2004
97 88 technoburb April 8, 2003
98 80 helicopter parent November 5, 2003
99 82 continuous partial attention March 30, 2006
100 90 buzzword bingo June 11, 1998