Bovvered: Word of the Year
It’s official, at least on the other side of the ocean, bovvered has been chosen by Susie Dent, author of The Language Report, and OUP UK as the “Word of The Year” (WOTY). It basically means, “Am I bothered? Do I care?”
If you don’t have a clue how to use bovvered in a sentence, never fear because we are here to help you sound hip (even if the word podcast means nothing to you.) Repeat after us, “Am I bovvered?” or “Does my face look bovvered?”
Go on say it again, you look cooler already.
If you want to read more check out Ask Oxford, which lists WOTYs all the way back to 1906, when muckraking was all the rage.