Plotting a word frequency table by descending frequency

I'm doing a word frequency analysis. I've got data that look like this:
word freq
get 1672
just 1639
good 1402
like 1227
know 1175
day 1150
new 110

my ggplot2 code is this:
ggplot('data', aes(x= word, y= freq)) +
geom_bar(stat="identity") +
coord_flip() +
labs(x = NULL, y = "Frequency") +
labs(title="Twitter ")

This plot works, no error messages. I would like to plot the words in order of decreasing frequency, with "get", "just" . . . "new". How to change my code to do this?

You can use reorder() function

df <- data.frame(stringsAsFactors=FALSE,
                 word = c("get", "just", "good", "like", "know", "day", "new"),
                 freq = c(1672, 1639, 1402, 1227, 1175, 1150, 110)


ggplot(df, aes(x = reorder(word, freq), y = freq)) +
    geom_col() +
    labs(title="Twitter ",
         x = NULL,
         y = "Frequency") +

Created on 2019-04-04 by the reprex package (v0.2.1)


Thank you! It worked! :slight_smile:

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