follow Dictionary.com

Today's Word of the Day means...

word for word

noun
1.
in exactly the same words; verbatim.
2.
one word at a time, without regard for the sense of the whole:
She translated the book word for word.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English
Related forms
word-for-word, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Idioms and Phrases with word word
Exactly as written or spoken, as in That was the forecast, word for word. Chaucer used this idiom in the late 1300s.
The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of The Day

Difficulty index for word for word

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for word

8
8
Scrabble Words With Friends