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Words With Friends W-E-R-Ks Player and Pop Culture-Inspired Lingo into All-New Social Dictionary

by on September 19, 2017

In honor of Words With Friends 8th anniversary, we’re excited to announce the launch of the Words With Friends Social Dictionary – introducing 50,000 new words into the world’s most popular mobile word game. Inspired by players and the best of pop culture, the Words With Friends Social Dictionary gives fans of the iconic word game more ways to play than ever before.

In response to the thousands of new word requests submitted by players in-game every day, the brand-new Social Dictionary incorporates the top player and pop culture inspired words into Words With Friends in the largest dictionary update in the game’s history. Starting today, players will see several of their highly-requested words including Delish, Queso and Wordie in the new Social Dictionary, as well as high scoring additions like Abbozzo, Bajada and Oxazolone.

Alongside the top fan picks, the Social Dictionary includes new pop culture playable words such as:

  • Bae
  • Bestie
  • BFF
  • Fitspo
  • FOMO
  • Hangry
  • Kween
  • Smize
  • TFW
  • Turnt
  • Werk
  • Yas

Celebrating its 8th anniversary this year, Words With Friends has been installed more than 200 million times and is one of the App Store’s Top 10 free games of all time. Additional anniversary game stats that equates to eight years of wordplay include:

  • In 2017, an estimated 57 million active Words With Friends games are being played around the world at any given time
  • 555 billion letters have been played since Words With Friends launched in 2009
  • The most played word, used more than 306 million times from 2016 – 2017 alone, goes to the two letter champion, Q-I
  • Top requested words around the world include He (Spanish), Yen (German), Won (French), and Ja (Portuguese)
  • In the longest distance single match, players were separated by 20,000 kilometers – nearly 4 times the distance from California to New York

Check out the all-new Social Dictionary today in Words With Friends on the App Store and Google Play.

May the best friend win!


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