Puzzles & Games
Word of the Day
Apps by Dictionary
"You canker blossom!" 3 Shakespearean Insults
a play in which a base runner, caught off base, is tagged out by an infielder on a quick throw, usually from the pitcher or catcher.
a mechanism that senses mechanical motion and produces a corresponding electric signal.
noun use of verb phrase
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for
The extraction was completed with a wall
type short-haul, then an internal flight.
Discover our greatest slideshows
Sweet Chucks: 10 Excellent...
C'mon, Get Happy: 7 Happy...
Dough, Clams, and Greenbacks:...
7 Ways to Say Thank You
Browse more topics on our blog
What Is the Difference Between Discreet and Discrete?
Learn the correct uses of these two commonly confused homophones.
What Character Was Removed from the Alphabet?
What mistaken pronunciation gave this character its name?
This small mark has two primary uses: to signify possession or omitted letters.
How Do I Get a Word into the Dictionary?
People invent new words all the time, but which ones actually make it?
Word of the Day
Difficulty index for
Few English speakers likely know this word
Word Value for
Words With Friends
One who puts on armor should not brag like one who takes it off.
Dead flies make the perfumer's ointment give off a foul odor; so a little folly outweighs wisdom and...
So he came and proclaimed peace to you who were far off and peace to those who were near; for...
Nearby words for pick-off
pick holes in
pick of the litter
pick one's way
pick someone up
pick someone's brain
pick something up
pick to pieces
pick up on
pick up on something
pick up the pieces
pick up the tab
pickering, edward charles