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A Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary is displayed in a bookstore November 10, 2003 in Niles, Illinois. McDonald's said it is not happy with the word 'McJob', which is defined as a dead-end job, in the new Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary. Also, the fast-food giant announced that global Systemwide sales for Brand McDonald's increased 17.8 percent in October compared to October 2002. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)
A Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary is displayed in a bookstore November 10, 2003 in Niles, Illinois. McDonald's said it is not happy with the word 'McJob', which is defined as a dead-end job, in the new Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary. Also, the fast-food giant announced that global Systemwide sales for Brand McDonald's increased 17.8 percent in October compared to October 2002. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

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Now you can use the term "dumpster fire" with renewed authority: Merriam-Webster has added the phrase -- and 850 other words and definitions -- to its dictionary.

'Dumpster fire' added to dictionary

Now you can use the term "dumpster fire" with renewed authority: Merriam-Webster has added the phrase -- and 850 other words and definitions -- to its dictionary.