What's New

See 600 brand-new words when you update your Dictionary app!

These new words reflect how our language is still catching up to the tremendous change we experienced last year, from the pandemic to protests to politics. Update your app, and learn about all the latest and greatest new words!

App Description

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


With more than 2 million trusted definitions and synonyms plus word puzzles, language quizzes, and spelling quizzes, this 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.


Flip to dark mode to give your eyes a break, or stick to the traditional set-up. 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 ►Love crossword puzzles and anagrams? You’ll flip for our word puzzle! Unscramble the letters, and cash in your coins for an extra boost. Want more word game fun? Improve your vocabulary with fun spelling quizzes and vocabulary challenges.


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. The app even offers up English spelling help. Not sure how a word is spelled? Say it out loud, and this app will find it for you.


Grammar help ► Get grammar tips, word usage, and more to improve your writing.


Favorite words and search history ► Customize your recently searched word list, and never forget the newest words you’ve learned


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 get the best value with our power pack, which includes them all!

iPhone Screenshots

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Apple Watch Screenshots

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App Changes

  • February 25, 2011 New version 2.1
  • February 23, 2011 Price increase: $1.99 -> $2.99
  • February 14, 2011 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $1.99
  • December 20, 2010 New version 2.0
  • December 18, 2010 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $2.99
  • December 03, 2010 Price increase: $2.99 -> $3.99
  • September 09, 2010 Price increase: $1.99 -> $2.99
  • November 16, 2011 New version 3.2
  • November 16, 2011 New version 2.1
  • 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
  • July 13, 2012 Price increase: $2.99 -> $3.99
  • July 17, 2012 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $2.99
  • October 11, 2012 New version 3.7
  • March 21, 2013 New version 4.0
  • April 10, 2013 New version 4.1
  • July 15, 2013 New version 4.2
  • July 15, 2013 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $0.99
  • July 20, 2013 Price increase: $0.99 -> $2.99
  • September 24, 2013 New version 4.3
  • October 09, 2013 Price increase: $2.99 -> $3.99
  • October 13, 2013 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $2.99
  • October 14, 2013 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $1.99
  • October 18, 2013 Price increase: $1.99 -> $2.99
  • 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 16, 2014 New version 5.0
  • October 19, 2014 Price increase: $2.99 -> $3.99
  • October 24, 2014 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $2.99
  • November 07, 2014 Price increase: $2.99 -> $3.99
  • December 16, 2014 New version 5.1
  • February 06, 2015 New version 5.1.1
  • April 20, 2015 New version 5.2
  • April 22, 2015 New version 5.2.1
  • May 11, 2015 Price decrease: $3.99 -> $2.99
  • May 14, 2015 Price increase: $2.99 -> $4.99
  • May 17, 2015 Price increase: $4.99 -> $5.99
  • May 20, 2015 Price decrease: $5.99 -> $2.99
  • May 24, 2015 New version 5.2.2
  • June 30, 2015 New version 5.3
  • July 21, 2015 New version 5.3.1
  • September 10, 2015 Price increase: $2.99 -> $3.99
  • September 10, 2015 New version 6.0
  • October 08, 2015 New version 6.0.1
  • November 15, 2015 New version 6.0.2
  • December 19, 2015 New version 7.0.0
  • April 13, 2016 New version 7.0.1
  • April 21, 2016 New version 7.0.2
  • September 02, 2016 Price increase: $3.99 -> $4.99
  • November 05, 2016 New version 7.1.1
  • November 17, 2016 New version 7.1.2
  • December 15, 2016 Price decrease: $4.99 -> $3.99
  • June 13, 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 14, 2020 New version 7.5.29
  • October 22, 2020 New version 8.5
  • November 11, 2020 New version 8.6.4
  • November 20, 2020 New version 8.8.1
  • December 09, 2020 New version 8.9.2
  • January 26, 2021 New version 8.10.2
  • May 06, 2021 New version 9.4.0
  • May 06, 2021 Price increase: $3.99 -> $5.99

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