What's New

Extra, extra! The #1 dictionary app has an update for you!
We’ve scratched every itch and crushed every bug to make the app a breeze to use.
So if you’re wondering which came first, mama or mother, wonder no more! With our insightful word origins, you can learn the oldest and boldest words for the first person in your life. Mom will love that!
Plus, we offer new quizzes (like high school vocabulary) regularly that will test if you make the grade.
The best part is you can do it all with millions of words at your fingertips.

App Description

Download the number one free dictionary app with English language learning tools built for every level of learner.

With more than 2 million trusted definitions and synonyms, the Dictionary.com English dictionary and thesaurus app for iPhone is optimized with your mobile device in mind to help you learn English or improve your English vocabulary. It even works offline!

Install the offline dictionary for access to definitions and synonyms whenever and wherever you need them — no bulky books necessary.

In addition to the trusted reference content from Dictionary.com and Thesaurus.com, this education app includes:

- Word Puzzle – Can you score a perfect 10? Unscramble the letters, and find the words!
- Word of the Day – Learn a new word each day and expand your vocabulary education
- Synonyms — Get thesaurus content alongside your dictionary definitions
- Audio pronunciations – Never mispronounce another word
- Voice search – Find the definitions you’re looking for anywhere, anytime
- Wordplay — Improve your vocabulary with fun quizzes
- Grammar help - Get grammar tips, word usage, and more
- Favorite words and search history - Customize your recently searched word list, and never forget the newest words you’ve learned
- English spelling help - Not sure how a word is spelled? This app will find it for you.
- Learner’s dictionary - Includes extra information about word usage for English learners
- Optimized for Apple Watch!

Get even more from your app with our Upgrades:
- Example Sentences
- Encyclopedia
- Idioms and Phrases
- Medical, Science, Rhyming Dictionaries
- Offline Dictionary + Remove ads

Or you can get all of this additional content and remove ads for one low price with our Pro App.

iPhone Screenshots

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Apple Watch Screenshots

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App Changes

  • February 25, 2011 New version 3.1
  • December 20, 2010 New version 3.0
  • August 10, 2010 New version 2.3
  • August 06, 2010 New version 2.2
  • June 30, 2010 New version 2.1
  • February 16, 2010 New version 2.0
  • June 15, 2009 New version 1.0.1
  • November 16, 2011 New version 3.2
  • December 15, 2011 New version 3.3
  • February 24, 2012 New version 3.4
  • February 29, 2012 New version 3.5
  • June 14, 2012 New version 3.6
  • October 11, 2012 New version 3.7
  • March 21, 2013 New version 4.0
  • April 10, 2013 New version 4.1
  • July 17, 2013 New version 4.2
  • October 01, 2013 New version 4.3
  • December 12, 2013 New version 4.4
  • December 18, 2013 New version 4.4.1
  • April 18, 2014 New version 4.5
  • August 07, 2014 New version 4.6
  • October 19, 2014 New version 5.0
  • December 16, 2014 New version 5.1
  • February 06, 2015 New version 5.1.1
  • April 27, 2015 New version 5.2.1
  • May 27, 2015 New version 5.2.2
  • July 01, 2015 New version 5.3
  • July 21, 2015 New version 5.3.1
  • September 10, 2015 New version 6.0
  • October 07, 2015 New version 6.0.1
  • November 10, 2015 New version 6.0.2
  • December 17, 2015 New version 7.0.0
  • June 30, 2016 New version 7.0.2
  • November 08, 2016 New version 7.1.1
  • November 17, 2016 New version 7.1.2
  • June 14, 2019 New version 7.5.18
  • August 16, 2019 New version 7.5.19
  • August 28, 2019 New version 7.5.20
  • September 11, 2019 New version 7.5.21
  • November 11, 2019 New version 7.5.27
  • July 15, 2020 New version 8.0.6
  • October 23, 2020 New version 8.5
  • October 28, 2020 New version 8.6.0
  • November 12, 2020 New version 8.6.4
  • December 10, 2020 New version 8.9.2

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