Unfriend was defined as a verb that means to remove someone as a "friend" on a Facebook.such as
As in, “I decided to unfriend my roommate on Facebook after we had a fight.”
“It has both currency and potential longevity,” notes Christine Lindberg, Senior Lexicographer for Oxford’s US dictionary program. “In the online social networking context, its meaning is understood, so its adoption as a modern verb form makes this an interesting choice for Word of the Year. Most “un-” prefixed words are adjectives (unacceptable, unpleasant), and there are certainly some familiar “un-” verbs (uncap, unpack), but “unfriend” is different from the norm. It assumes a verb sense of “friend” that is really not used (at least not since maybe the 17th century!). Unfriend has real lex-appeal.”
Source: (OUP Blog, Oxford University Press USA)
Click here to read about the details and see the other words that were finalists. I love the "deleb" and "sexting."
Ohhh, now it is established I can say "(insertnamehere) decided to unfriend me on Facebook after we had a fight.”
Anyway I'm now on the verge of unfriending someone if he doesn't put a leash on his GF. Damn bitch.
Ta tah for now. I need something to cool my head.