Why 'Feminism' Is the Word of the Year

Nearly a year since the Women's March, feminism remains relevant enough for Merriam-Webster to deem it the most-looked-up word of the year.

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One of America's top dictionary company says "feminism" is the word of the year-which makes sense, given how many times America had to look in the dictionary to remember what it meant. ... , Merriam-Webster said it dubbed "feminism" the word of the year because so many people were looking it up in 2017. But unofficially, the need to know what "feminism" really means is a by-product of a year ...



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