English dictionary

[ ing-glish dik-shuh-ner-ee, or, often, ing-lish ]

noun,plural Eng·lish dic·tion·ar·ies.
  1. a dictionary in which most of the entry words and all of their definitions, as well as supplementary material, are in English; a monolingual English dictionary, such as Dictionary.com. Terms from other languages that are commonly used by speakers of English are given language labels and often the foreign as well as Anglicized pronunciations.

Origin of English dictionary

First recorded in 1720–30

Words Nearby English dictionary

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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