• Top
  • Peak
  • New
  • Unique
Top words of 1881

Top words

Most mentioned words. Common words, such as and, the, today, said are excluded. Sorted by number of mentions.

New words

Words that appeared for the first time this year. Sorted by number of mentions.

Peak words

Words that peaked this year. Those words were never seen to be mentioned more than this year.

Unique words

Words that appeared only this year. Sorted by number of mentions.


wordeebee knows what words were mentioned in New York Times since 1851*. And when.

To learn more details, see a blog post What happened in the last 20 years? on datanaut.blog

(*) Words were read from excerpts and headlines of 14 million articles published by New York Times Archive API between 1851 and 2022, containing in total 1.6 million unique words.


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