Category Archives: Dictionaries

Merriam Webster Visual Dictionary Online

ESO Students, We would like to recommend a very useful resource, the online visual dictionary by Merriam Webster. It is structured in 15 major themes to access over 6,000 images. In our opinion it is one of the few linguistic online … Continue reading

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Vocabulary.com: The World’s Fastest Dictionary

We offer you again a new resource, another online dictionary. At vocabulary.com they brag theirs is ‘The World’s Fastest, Smartest Dictionary’. They say that unlike most online dictionaries, we want you to find your word’s meaning quickly. We don’t care how … Continue reading

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Memidex: Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus and More

As of today, among the online dictionaries Labor English Zone offers you will find Memidex, one of the quickest and easiest ways to get and compare online definitions, synonyms, etymology, and audio pronunciation. Memidex is a free online dictionary and thesaurus with … Continue reading

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Top 10 Rare & Amusing Insults

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary has published their Top 10 List of Rare and Amusing Insults in English. Here they are: 1. Cockalorum: a boastful and self-important person; a strutting little fellow (If cockalorum suggests a crowing cock, that’s because cockalorum probably comes from kockeloeren – an obsolete Dutch dialect verb … Continue reading

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Linguee.com – Online Translator Showing the Context of Sentences

What is Linguee? With Linguee, you can search many millions of bilingual texts for words and expressions. Every expression is accompanied by useful additional information and suitable example sentences. What is the benefit? When you translate texts to a foreign … Continue reading

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Forvo: Pronunciation Guide

What is Forvo? Forvo is the largest pronunciation guide in the world. Ever wondered how a word is pronounced? Ask for that word or name, and another user will pronounce it for you. You can also help others by recording … Continue reading

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Visuwords, online graphical dictionary

Cristina Ponce, from 4th B, suggests Visuwords™, an online graphical dictionary. It works as a normal dictionary, although Visuwords does not only give meanings of words, but associations with other words and concepts, producing diagrams similar to a mind map or conceptual … Continue reading

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