Merriam-Webster has added some 850 words and definitions to the lexicographer’s guide.
According to Merriam-Webster, dumpster fire means:
: an utterly calamitous or mismanaged situation or occurrence : disaster
- Reese and McAdoo take the fall for what has been a dumpster fire of a season, one which has them at 2-10 on the season, and in line for one of the top two picks in the 2018 NFL Draft.
- —James Kratch
- So while 2017 has been, by many measures, a complete dumpster fire of a year, New Yorkers can at the very least take refuge in the fact that their city is becoming an even safer place to live.
- —Clayton Guse
Bandwidth now also means:
: the emotional or mental capacity necessary to do or consider something
- I don’t have the bandwidth to do it all myself, and I feel like a failure because I’m not living up to my own ideals. —Frances Lefkowitz