Blog, incumbent and electoral are words of the year at Merriam-Webster

Between the Lines reports on Merriam-Webster’s most popular words for 2004. The report is based on the number of lookups for specific word definition on Merriam-Webster Web site.

  1. blog
  2. incumbent
  3. electoral
  4. insurgent
  5. hurricane
  6. cicada
  7. peloton
  8. partisan
  9. sovereignty
  10. defenestration