Here is a piece of good news for Dwayne Johnson aka The Rock and WWE fans. The wrestler’s one of the iconic slangs, “Jabroni” has got an official dictionary status.
Yes, you have read it right. No one can forget Dwayne using “Jabroni” during his pro wrestling days. The word was originated by the wrestler, the Iron Sheik, and later made famous by The Rock.
In Dictionary.com’s September update, “Jabroni” is the new word that has been legitimized by the site including 650 other new words. Besides The Rock’s slang, the site also added ‘amirite’, ‘ish’ and ‘janky’. Have a look at the official tweet by Dictionary.com
Here is how Dwayne Johnson aka The Rock’s slang is defined by the site:
“jabroni – noun
Slang. a stupid, foolish, or contemptible person; loser: She always has a comeback to own the trolls and jabronis on Twitter. Shut your mouth, you dumb jabroni!
Also called en·hance·ment tal·ent, job·ber. Professional Wrestling. a wrestler whose purpose is to lose matches against headlining wrestlers in order to build up the status and fame of the headliners: The man is a legend in the ring—he eats jabronis for breakfast.”
Dwayne took to Twitter to express his happiness. He wrote, “Wow – very cool! Honored have a word actually make the dictionary,” he wrote. “Making my all my teachers very proud. For the record, I may have made the word ‘Jabroni’ (a noun, btw;) famous and part of culture, BUT the Iron Sheik made it famous in our wild wrestling locker rooms!”
Wow – very cool!
Honored have a word actually make the dictionary.
Making my all my teachers very proud 😉🥃
For the record, I may have made the word “Jabroni” (a noun, btw;) famous and part of 🌎 culture, BUT the Iron Sheik made it famous in our wild wrestling locker rooms!😉 https://t.co/ivsCkeVMJA
— Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) September 1, 2020