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