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The Actual Dictionary Just Threw Shade At Kylie Jenner, And 2018 Continues To Be Wild

Who knew the dictionary could be so damn shady?

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I'm going to assume you know who Kylie Jenner is. At this point, it's impossible not to know.

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I'm also going to assume that you know what the dictionary is. Again, pretty hard to avoid.

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Well in an unlikely twist of Twitter fate, it looks like the dictionary is throwing shade at Kylie Jenner, and it's pretty savage.

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So it all started when Forbes announced Kylie Jenner's net worth was nearing a billion dollars. To give you some perspective, here's a billion dollars in numbers – $1,000,000,000. That's NINE zeros!

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But what caught people's attention was the fact that Kylie was described as a "self-made billionaire" despite the fact she comes from one of the most famous families in the world and already had a ton of money to her name before her empire took off.

calling kylie jenner a ‘self-made billionaire’ is like claiming you made soup from scratch because you opened a can and reheated it.

Like, people were really mad.

@KimKardashian @KylieJenner self-made? HAAAAA

Anyway, how does the dictionary come into this? Well, Dictionary.com saw the ruckus and decided the best way to settle this was to reveal the true definition of "self-made".

Self-made means having succeeded in life unaided. Used in a sentence: Forbes says that Kylie Jenner is a self-made woman. https://t.co/sr8Ncd7s5A https://t.co/ehEL7Cf6KV

And... well, people lost their shit.

When the dictionary gets involved. I am weakkkkkkkk 😂😂😂 #kyliejenner #forbes #selfmade https://t.co/bYGAfNvke4

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Damn, https://t.co/oZdXwXZFkn is pulling no punches in 2018 https://t.co/4vwmOoNQ5u

Dictionary, show me the definition of "savage" https://t.co/J4PMytUtah

Dictionary.com didn't stop there though. Oh no, they then revealed that searches for "self-made" had increased significantly since the news.

Searches for the meaning of "self-made" are 📈 18,628% on https://t.co/EoMLt7nGp1 today. https://t.co/sr8Ncd7s5A

And if you thought the dictionary was going to backpedal when people realised they were being shady, oh no. They retweeted an article about how shady they were instead.

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Some people didn't think they were actually being savage though, they just thought the dictionary was telling the truth.

It is not shade to point out that Kylie Jenner isn’t self-made. She grew up in a wealthy, famous family. Her success is commendable but it comes by virtue of her privilege. Words have meanings and it behooves a dictionary to remind us of that. https://t.co/2HzIJbLb8q

2018's a strange year, huh. What on Earth will happen next?

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