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