Rizz is described as style, charm or attractiveness and the ability to attract or attract a potential partner.

Oxford writes that they chose "rizz" because it is a word that shows how language can be formed in smaller clusters, for example in social media, before it appears in society.

"Rizz" reached many when a Buzzfeed interview in which Spiderman actor Tom Holland assures that he has no "rizz" went viral.

Last year's word was "Goblin mode" – engaging in antisocial behavior that goes against society's norms in an often shabby way. The word became more common after many people spent a lot of time alone during the pandemic.