A glossary of 2016: The words that defined the year

Gianluca Mezzofiore

LONDON — It's been an eventful year. From Britain voting to leave the European Union to Donald Trump being elected president of the United States. No one can accuse 2016 of being dull. Some words and terms grew in prominence over the past twelve months, some new words were invented and some existing words gathered fresh meaning. Here's a selection of the words that encapsulate 2016.

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So there you have it. A Glossary of 2016. Who knows what words await us next year.

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