Dictionary Adds 'Dumpster Fire'

Why did it take so long?

2018 has been a dumpster fire of a year so far, but so was 2017. Come to think of it, 2016 was kind of a dumpster fire, too. So, why did it take until now for Merriam-Webster to add this to the dictionary? Finally, it has been rectified.


Here's the official definition:

"An utterly calamitous or mismanaged situation or occurrence." What could be more symbolic of today's culture?