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Top of mind: 'Justice' is Merriam-Webster's word of the year

Updated : December 18, 2018 07:07 AM IST

The word follows "toxic," picked by Oxford Dictionaries, and "misinformation," plucked by Dictonary.com.
Peter Sokolowski, Merriam-Webster's editor at large, told The Associated Press ahead of Monday's announcement that "justice" consistently bubbled into the top 20 or 30 lookups on the company's website, spiking at times due to specific events but also skating close to the surface for much of the year.
Top of mind: 'Justice' is Merriam-Webster's word of the year
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