Dictionary trolls Conway by defining the word 'fact'
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The Merriam-Webster dictionary trolled White House adviser Kellyanne Conway on Sunday by providing its definition of the word “fact.”

“A fact is a piece of information presented as having objective reality,” it said in a tweet.


The dictionary noted on its website that searches for the word “fact” spiked after Conway’s Sunday morning use of the phrase “alternative facts” during an interview NBC’s “Meet the Press.”

“You’re saying it’s a falsehood. And they’re giving, Sean Spicer, our press secretary, gave alternative facts to that,” Conway told Chuck Todd, referencing the White House’s claim about crowd sizes at President Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpFlorida GOP lawmaker says he's 'thinking' about impeachment Democrats introduce 'THUG Act' to block funding for G-7 at Trump resort Kurdish group PKK pens open letter rebuking Trump's comparison to ISIS MORE’s inauguration.

Todd pushed back against Conway’s use of the phrase.

“Look, alternative facts are not facts,” he said. "They're falsehoods."