A scene from The Graduate, starring Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft. Among the words recently added to the Oxford Dictionary is Mrs Robinson, the name of Bancroft’s character. Photo: Alamy A scene from The Graduate, starring Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft. Among the words recently added to the Oxford Dictionary is Mrs Robinson, the name of Bancroft’s character. Photo: Alamy
A scene from The Graduate, starring Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft. Among the words recently added to the Oxford Dictionary is Mrs Robinson, the name of Bancroft’s character. Photo: Alamy

From Mrs Robinson to asshat: the latest entries in the Oxford English Dictionary

  • The latest revision adds 1,400 entries, many of which are related to cinema
  • Phrases from popular culture are added as long as they stand the test of time

Topic |   Cinema
A scene from The Graduate, starring Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft. Among the words recently added to the Oxford Dictionary is Mrs Robinson, the name of Bancroft’s character. Photo: Alamy A scene from The Graduate, starring Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft. Among the words recently added to the Oxford Dictionary is Mrs Robinson, the name of Bancroft’s character. Photo: Alamy
A scene from The Graduate, starring Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft. Among the words recently added to the Oxford Dictionary is Mrs Robinson, the name of Bancroft’s character. Photo: Alamy
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