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Merriam-Webster, a US company famed for its dictionaries has added new words to its online dictionary this week.
Notably, they added "sheeple" a portmanteau of people and sheep, which they define as "people who are docile, compliant, or easily influenced : people likened to sheep"
'Sheeple' is in the dictionary now. https://t.co/pbXVADEoBm — Merriam-Webster (@Merriam-Webster)
As an example of the word in the sentence, Merriam-Webster used a quote from CNN Technology writer Doug Criss
Apple's debuted a battery case for the juice-sucking iPhone—an ungainly lumpy case the sheeple will happily shell out $99 for
FYI, Sheeple was first used in 1945 - before Apple even existed.
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