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Oxford Dictionaries

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Longman English Dictionary Online

Search any word using the power of the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English. The quickest and easiest way to look up any word while you are working on the web.

Cambridge Dictionaries Online

The Cambridge Dictionaries online, including: International English, American English, Spanish-English, French-English, phrasal verbs, idioms, and learners of English.

Macmillan Dictionary

Unlike other dictionaries on this page, this is an English-English online dictionary and thesaurus.


Onelook.com allows you to search hundreds of online dictionaries at this site. It also allows you to use wildcards.                                                                                                     – Enter a word to search for dictionary web sites that include that word.
– Enter a pattern consisting of letters and wildcards to search for words.
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Search hundreds of online dictionaries at Dictionary.com, find synonyms at Thesaurus.com or look something up at Reference.com. You might also be interested in downloading the free Dictionary.com Toolbar.


The Free Dictionary offers you many references and search terms. There’s a big Encyclopedia and a choice of all sorts of dictionaries, such as the Medical, Legal and Financial dictionary, together with the dictionary of Idioms etc.


Synonym.com is the web’s best resource for English synonyms, antonyms, and definitions. Type in a word


Bartleby.com provides reference to free online classics, literature and nonfiction, helping students researchers and the intellectually curious with unlimited access to books and information on the web.


urbandictionary.com is the dictionary you writeDefine your world

Your Dictionary

Your Dictionary is the dictionary you can understand


http://www.linguee.com/ is the best multilingual dictionary on the web


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New words – 15 June 2015

About Words - Cambridge Dictionaries Online blog


JOMOabbreviationthe joy of missing out

It was only a matter of time before someone – in this case Fake’s fellow entrepreneur Anil Dash – came up with a counterpart acronym, which encapsulates my stance towards tarot cabaret: Jomo, the joy of missing out.

[http://www.theguardian.com 17 October 2014]


An oversized fedora (leather band) is a) more chic, and b) less annoying for everyone else. See Naomi Watts for inspo.

[The Guardian (UK broadsheet) 29 November 2014]


Obvi she didn’t want to get in trouble, but wait! There’s more to it than that!

[http://perezhilton.com 10 December 2014]

Ugh: TIME Wants To Ban Girl-Centric Slang Words, And That’s Obvi A Problem

[www.huffingtonpost.com 14 November 2014]

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