Esports News 11 Mar 2021 10:06 AM +00:00

eSports Added to Dictionary


It was announced on May 6th over on - the online dictionary - that a number of new words would be added to the service from that day forward. Over a thousand new and modified entries were made, with some of the more interesting additions being directly related to competitive gaming.


Of note, the word esports was added, alongside additional gaming terms completionist and permadeath. You can find definitions according to of the aforementioned words below.

esports: competitive tournaments of video games

completionist: a player who attempts to complete every challenge and earn every achievement or trophy in a video game.

permadeath: (in a game, often a video game) the permanent death of a defeated character, after which the player of the game cannot continue with the same character.

For a full list of new additions, check the link above.

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