Cold Brew is Now a Real Word!

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Guys, this is kind of a big deal. No longer will people have to wonder ‘what is a “cold brew” and how do I use it in a sentence?’

On March 30th, Dictionary.com added 300 new words to it’s online entries. Many of them are trendy mashups and slang words that you will have to either google or consult your 13-year old neighbor to find the meaning.

Along with the term “cold brew,” dictionary.com added the following gems to enhance (or ruin) your vocabulary:

420
bitchface
cat café
cheat day
cold brew
dabbing
dad bod
friendiversary
hangry
K-pop
Kush
lightsaber
man bun
mic drop
petrichor
sext
slay
smackdown

As for “cold brew,” the online dictionary defines it as the following:

noun
1. the process of steeping coffee grounds or tea leaves in room-temperature or cold water for many hours, producing a concentrate to which more water may be added.
2. a cold coffee or tea drink made by this process.

And they even offer a “historical example” so you can be sure to use the term correctly.
Briggs drank deeply of the cold brew, then dried his beard with a handkerchief of purple silk.

Credit: Dictionary.com