POLL: Which is your favourite word of 2015 in Collins dictionary?

Have you ever binge-watched a show on Netflix?
Have you ever binge-watched a show on Netflix?

Binge-watch, dadbod and clean eating are only some of the words which have risen in popularity this year.

The term to describe watching a large number of TV programmes in succession has even been named as Collins Word of the Year 2015 by the publishers behind the dictionary.

A survey revealed that 92 per cent of viewers admitted to watching more than three episodes of a series in one day.

Other words that have been significant in 2015 include clean eating, dadbod and Corbynomics.

Helen Newstead, head of language content at Collins, said: "The rise in usage of 'binge-watch' is clearly linked to the biggest sea change in our viewing habits since the advent of the video recorder nearly 40 years ago.

"Due to subscription services such as Netflix or Sky's NOW TV, or 'smart' digital video recorders such as Tivo, fans can watch what they want, when they want, for as long as they want.

"It's not uncommon for viewers to binge-watch a whole season of programmes such as House Of Cards or Breaking Bad in just a couple of evenings - something that, in the past, would have taken months - then discuss their binge-watching on social media."

Swipe, popularised by dating app Tinder, shaming and manspreading are also other popular additions to our vocabulary in 2015.

But what do they mean, and do you use them?

Click here to take our poll on these words, and tell us which one is your favourite.
See the full list of Collins words of the year here:

Binge-watch: To watch a large number of television programmes (especially all the shows from one series) in succession.

Clean eating: Following a diet that contains only natural foods, and is low in sugar, salt, and fat.

Contactless: Referring to payments, smart cards, etc that utilise RFID (radio-frequency identity) technology and do not require a PIN or signature from the customer.

Corbynomics: The economic policies advocated by the UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Dadbod: An untoned and slightly plump male physique, especially one considered attractive.

Ghosting: Ending a relationship by ignoring all communication from the other person.

Manspreading: The act or an instance of a male passenger in a bus or train splaying his legs in a way that denies space to the passenger sitting next to him.

Shaming: Attempting to embarrass a person or group by drawing attention to their perceived offence, especially on social media.

Swipe: To move a finger across a touchscreen on a mobile phone in order to approve (swipe right) or dismiss (swipe left) an image.

Transgender: Of or relating to a person whose gender identity does not fully correspond to the sex assigned to them at birth.

The words, and their definitions, will appear on the Collins website here. And if they stand the test of time, they could be included in the next print edition of the dictionary, to be released in 2018.