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Word Authentication

The English Neologia Society will check* your coined English word at no cost. Simply enter the neologism in the field below, along with your e-mail address, then click SUBMIT. Please allow up to 48 hours to receive the result, which will be sent to the e-mail address you enter.

neologism:

single word only, no hyphens or other punctuation

e-mail address:

We will not share your e-mail address with any person, organization, business, or other entity.

Submit Word

*Every submission is authenticated using the following resources:

    • Oxford English Dictionary, 3rd Ed. (20 volumes)
    • Medline Medical Terms Dictionary
    • Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th Ed.
    • Computer User High Tech Dictionary
    • E.N.S.’s International Registry of English Neologisms

You will be promptly notified by e-mail about whether your word is a true neologism (or, if not a new word, where it appears and what it means). If your submission qualifies, you’ll be offered the opportunity to certify it with the International Registry of Neologisms and obtain a WordRight.

Neologism authentication is a free service to the public worldwide. Please do not overuse this service, since our staff is limited. Thank you.