Merriam-Webster has added more than 840 new words to its dictionary, among them the word that has become synonymous with the New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. and of course, Michael Jordan.   

GOAT is defined as “the greatest of all time: the most accomplished and successful individual in the history of a particular sport or category of performance or activity.”

The Springfield-based dictionary offers up an example of GOAT used in a sentence that mentions Brady.

Other new words announced by Merriam-Webster include abbreviations like “marg” (short for margarita), “fav” (short for favorite) and “bougie” (short for bourgeois). 

New food and drink entries include a beer “flight,” “zoodles,” “mocktail” and “hangry.”  What a time to be alive!