(CNN) – Merriam-Webster has officially added the nonbinary pronoun “they” to its dictionary.
Merriam-Webster said Tuesday the word “they” can be used to refer to a person whose gender identity is nonbinary – neither male nor female.
There are three other separate definitions listed for “they.”
Merriam-Webster has also added 533 new words and meanings to its dictionary.
A few examples are “deep state,” “dad joke,” and “colorism.”