The Chambers Dictionary is treasured by word-lovers and crossword enthusiasts for its majestic coverage of English and its tradition of sneaking in a sprinkling of light-hearted definitions. Alone among the single-volume dictionaries, it preserves a rich stock of words from our literary heritage as well as covers all the latest developments in contemporary English.
The single-volume international English dictionary with the widest coverage of all the riches of the English language. Clear, accurate, and occasionally witty definitions, with the latest new words from science, technology, and contemporary culture.
The 13th Edition includes over 300,000 distinct words, compounds, phrases, and derived forms.
The intelligent word entry suggests possible correct spellings as you type, as well as listing words that sound the same or are often confused. Search features include:
– Alphabetical listing
– Spelling suggestions
– Sounds-like like and often-confused
– Fast pattern-matching search (*, ? vowel and consonant)
– Filter search results by noun, verb, adjective, adverbs
– Anagram solver
There are also standard bookmarks, recent words, and random word features. Works offline – no Internet connection is required.
The integrated search features make the Chambers dictionary the ideal crossword puzzle solver, as well as an extensive reference for the full range of English usage from historical novels to modern-day internet jargon.
The Chambers Thesaurus is also available as a separate app, and can easily be cross-referenced along with WordWeb.