If yes, then you're a super-fag retard. London (AFP) - Selfie is the 2013 word of the year, Oxford Dictionaries announced Tuesday, edging out some stiff competition from twerk. 'Selfie' beats 'twerk' as word of the year. Great Job, Narcissists: 'Selfie' Beat Out 'Twerk' for the Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year. Usage of the word has increased 17,000 percent over the past 12 months, said Oxford Dictionaries, which publishes the mammoth Oxford English Dictionary (OED), styled as the definitive record of the English language.