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Urban Dictionary has a new word for coronavirus screw-ups: COVIDIOT

Because stupidity is contagious. Urban Dictionary has coined the perfect term for toilet paper hoarders, spring breakers and others who fail to practice proper preventative measures amid the coronavirus pandemic: COVIDIOT. The snarky expression — a play on the disease’s official name, COVID-19, and, well, the word idiot —  has since gone “coronaviral” on social media. The most popular entry on the street-slang website defines “COVIDIOT” as “someone who ignores the warnings regarding public health or safety.” To use the infectious terminology in a sentence: Last week, a bunch of college COVIDIOTS packed Florida beaches for spring break and partied aboard a Bahamian booze cruise despite public health officials (and e ...