Oxford Dictionary of English

Oxford Dictionary of English

  • Category: Reference
  • Release Date:
  • Current Version: 10.0.12
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • Developer: MobiSystems, Inc.
  • Compatibility: Android
3,594 Ratings
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Oxford Dictionary of English App

Oxford Dictionary of English is widely accepted as one of the highest authorities in the study and reference of English language globally, with more than 150 years of research behind it. Regarded as one of the flagship products in Oxford University Press catalog of dictionaries, the app features advanced search and learning tools designed by a vastly experienced developer. WHAT MAKES OXFORD DICTIONARY OF ENGLISH BETTER THAN OTHER DICTIONARIES?  • The very latest vocabulary, 2018 edition, with over 350,000 words, phrases and meanings.  • Tens of thousands of regionally specific entries reflecting the unique richness and global adaptability of the English language.  • The strength of The Oxford English Corpus' research excellence is directly presented at your fingertips.  • 75,000 audio pronunciations of both common and rare words, including those with varying pronunciations (Premium only). This app is tailored to professionals, students, and academics, as well as anyone who needs a comprehensive and authoritative dictionary of current English at work or at home. LATEST APP UPDАТES:  • Learn in style with any of the four colorful new themes – The colorful layout will turn your learning experience into an enjoyable routine. Customize your dictionary and benefit from the cheerful mood your favorite color brings you.  • Dive right into the intricacies of the language - With new and convenient Home page, sleeker and more intuitive visual layout, as well as innovations in the speed of searches, you can get to the desired entry faster than ever.  • Translate and learn as you speak by using Talk & Translate – Use the speech recognition & text-to-speech app by downloading it for Free from the App Store. The great synergy between the two apps will be there to help you optimize your studies. SEARCH TOOLS - quickly find words with the clear, functional, and easy-to-use interface. Designed to provide the most comprehensive search experience, the dictionary combines several search tools to match or predict what are you looking for, including:  • Search autocomplete helps you find words quickly by displaying predictions as you type.  • Keyword lookup allows you to search within compound words and phrases.  • Camera search looks up words in the camera viewfinder and displays results in seconds.  • Voice search helps you find an entry when you don’t know how a word is spelled. Looking for a specific word but don't know how it's spelled? We've got you covered with our automatic ‘Fuzzy filter’ to correct word spelling, as well as ‘Wild card’ ('*' or '?') to replace a letter or entire parts of a word. LEARNING TOOLS - engaging features that help you further enhance your vocabulary. Designed to give you freedom to structure your studies, the dictionary combines several learning tools to help you be more organized, including:  • ‘Favorites’ that allow you to create custom folders with lists of words.  • Recent list which helps you to easily review looked-up words.  • Swipe-to-delete functionality in the Recent and Favorites menus.  • Word-of-the-day option to teach you a new word every day. Feel excited by the new word or definition you just learned? Share your discovery with friends on social media, email or any other option available on your device. Get even more with PREMIUM:  • Audio pronunciation - Learn words faster with the integrated pronunciations.  • Offline mode - Save words on your device and view them without internet connection.  • Priority support - Get support with priority for any app-related issues.  • No ads – Enjoy an ad-free learning experience.


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Oxford Dictionary of English app reviews

  • Sound only through headphones? 5/5

    By JeffFreemanPresents
    Of course, it’s the Oxford Dictionary, so it’s one of the best. The app is easy to use and the entries seem to be comprehensive. I find it odd, though, that the only way to hear the pronunciations is with headphones. Why not through the phone’s speaker? Strange.
  • Real English 5/5

    By Chef Lambie
    This is the dictionary that all should use. Because of the Norman invasion of Britain, many French words were adapted into English as words originating in Latin and those i if the Viking. To substitute the original spelling of some words is not true English.
  • One of the best dictionaries for native speakers 5/5

    By adriancyps
    I must say that this dictionary is one of the best I have ever used. It includes not just the definitions of the words, but also the usage of some of the words that are commonly doubted.
  • Nice library, but too expensive 3/5

    By Salvation in Acts 2:38
    This app is very convenient and it has a lot of words. However, an ad pops up every time you open telling you to "Rate 5 Stars" which isn't honest business. Also, I personally think the ad-free version should be maybe $2.99 TOPS, not ridiculously high like $15.
  • It’s oxford but also annoying 2/5

    By another grad student
    I like the fact that it has the difficult words I look up, but the interface is annoying, the definitions are too brief, and the ‘word of the day’ is either a ridiculously simplistic/common word or some irrelevant phrase. Very disappointing. Nothing to make me want to pay for premium.
  • McBri 1/5

    By mcBri31
    Very challenging. Bought the premium and see no added benefit.
  • My opinion 5/5

    By Mr. kick
    Very accomodatingp and accurate.
  • Oxford English Dictionary 5/5

    By Spin drift
    This App is easy to use. Very clear definitions Meets all my expectations, Very comprehensive. Word of the should be more challenging.

    $20 worth eliminating ADS!
  • Clunky software 2/5

    By Richard in Stevens Point
    The “in app” dictionary on my Kindle works more easily and doesn’t keep asking me to rate it.
  • Audio Pronunciation Feature doesn’t Work 1/5

    By jimmy tokyo
    I’ve tried uninstalling and reinstalling, and rebooting the phone. A major reason for buying this app and it doesn’t even work. What a waste of money.
  • Oxford English Dictionary 4/5

    By D. Hill
    The Oxford English Dictionary application is a solid resource for those who want to look up the definition of a word. Along with the meaning users will also receive derivatives of the word such as an adverb or some other example further illustrating the intent of the definition. Users can also save words they like as favorites and access word of the day which can be helpful to broadening one’s vocabulary. The app offers additional features in the premium version such as audio pronunciation but the the standard model does a good enough job for those who just want a mobile dictionary in hand.
  • Oxford English Dictionary 1/5

    By lec 47
    I paid for the premium version of the dictionary but now I cannot get the audio at all .
  • Etymologies, Please 3/5

    By Abie's Irish Rose
    I miss more complete etymological information for the entries. Please address this issue. Etymologies provide us with foundational data on the meaning and history of the words in our language.
  • Don’t upgrade if you PAID for old version! Or you will have to buy a new copy. 5/5

    By mumblerX
    I’m pretty unhappy that I had a previous paid version that was downgraded when I updated. Now, I need to pay again to get full version and no annoying ads... come on it’s a dictionary, how much has it changed since I bought it that I owe another 20 bucks for basically a new skin on it. Obviously I value a dictionary, as well as the I have extended a extended version on my Computer, as well as printed volumes.
  • Great dictionary, but... 3/5

    By StephenD~
    This is a great dictionary but it is a little clumsy to navigate and doesn't let you swipe back to the previous word you had looked up. It also loses a star for constantly pestering me to go to the App Store and rate it five stars. Very annoying. I also wish they would put in • in the words to break them down into syllables.
  • 希望能加入同义词功能 4/5

    By qwer2002
  • Disappointed with the most recent update 2/5

    By Male User 27
    Not a fan of all the updates changing the layout of the app. Personally, I like the original much better. However, the app still served its purpose. The reason I am giving this two stars is because with the most recent update, all of my favorited words were deleted, ALL OF THEM. This is extremely frustrating as I have invested a lot of time adding and developing that extensive list and with one update, it all gets deleted. Seems like whoever manages and administers these updates is more concerned with the superficial aesthetics of the product instead of the functionality and maintaining certain features that kept the consumers using the app. Probably going to transition to Merriam Webster’s app following this update.
  • A review 5/5

    By bobbycg
  • Oxford English Dictionary 4/5

    By Cpcaro
    I have only had this for few days, so liked it so far. I am almost 90 years old and vision is not very good. This is easier than messing with a large book.
  • Perfect for on-the-go 5/5

    By Milo-D
    Comes up quickly, no annoying restrictions. Simple and reliable.
  • Good 3/5

    By Al-Badry
    Good application
  • Thank you! Just what I needed. 5/5

    By cthemanrur
  • Good 5/5

    By Aung Zaw Myint
  • Outstanding app. 5/5

    By Jill467514
    Fast, easy, and useful.
  • Derivations 5/5

    By froggy sue
    A good dictionary like this with derivations at the end of word entries really help to paint the picture of how the word come to be. Therefore can understand the word better.
  • Far too many touches needed.... 1/5

    By AgeingGator
    ...to insert a word to be defined. Disappointing.
  • At Last 5/5

    By Colo. Pops
    At last A usable Dictionary that truly is usable. So far, this is an easy to use dictionary offering the features I need.
  • Can’t get away from the good old dictionary 5/5

    By Mciver57
    I enjoy the word of the day —- also the ability to look up words W/O using MS word. Thanks
  • Best English Dictionary 5/5

    By iziok18
    Oxford always has been the best dictionary. This App helps to broaden my vocabulary.
  • Thanks! 5/5

    By VL AL
    Great job. Thanks.
  • Oxford English Dictionary application 5/5

    By RuthLieck
    I use it all the time!
  • Works as advertised 5/5

    By Moriarty52
    Great and easily accessible - love the speech feature- use it all the time to improve my pronunciation 🧐
  • Janice DuVall 5/5

    By JanEUD
    I really enjoy this dictionary. Especially a new word each day to learn.
  • Superb reference 5/5

    By Nashvegas stallion
    Comprehensive and easy to use. The benchmark dictionary for me.
  • Moi 5/5

    By chimnq
    Très bien
  • The Gold Standard 5/5

    By DaddyBodner
    All other dictionaries are wanna-be’s next to the Oxford! Get with it
  • Too many bugs 1/5

    By Bob Sundance
    There are so many bugs with this app that I cannot begin to describe. Just forget it. There are much better dictionaries out there, even in terms of quality. The word definitions are poor and the thesaurus is limited. It was a waste of money.
  • Word of the day=useless 3/5

    By bystander 
    word of the day few days ago: jake (not even capitalised), yesterday’s word: Sherlock, today’s word of the day: james, stuart
  • Pronunciation stuff 3/5

    By grn-maple
    The big online brother, the OED has American pronunciation as well as British pronunciation. That's important to me because I don't want to come across as erudite. For the price it should have this feature or perhaps an American version should be available
  • Oxford Dictionary is great! 5/5

    By gooseandsquirrel
    Very helpful and very fast and thorough !!!!!
  • Give me my money back! 1/5

    By The Month of February
    I was sold for $10 to have an ad-free offline English Dictionary with audio pronunciation. After paying $10, I found out the audio pronunciation was bugged (wasn’t working). I tried uninstalling then reinstalling the app to see if the audio pronunciation would work. Huge mistake. There’s no clear way of restoring my purchase of $10 and now it’s asking me for $12?! Looks like google is the one true god. An ad-free offline English dictionary (with audio pronunciation) is too good to be true. Google is free and offers many other services and tools. All google needs to do is have an offline dictionary mode and your app loses its usefulness. Give me my money back.
  • Trash 1/5

    By slider。
    The dictionary can not pronounce word. I try to connect the developer. No answer!! Trash!
  • useful 5/5

    By rmb44
    i paid for the ad-free version, and consider it money well spent. the dictionary is comprehensive and easy to use, though i'm sometimes thrown off by the british accents and pronunciations. highly recommended.
  • It’s a best! 5/5

    By apple%#
    I like very much because much better than before.excellent!
  • Awesome 4/5

    By oyewumisadik
    But keep upgrading it
  • OED 5/5

    By Robitod
    Clearly the best app of its’ type, period.
  • Great 5/5

    By bw1177
  • Learning 5/5

    By Firstbatman1952
    If I have a question on any word I find out the proper spelling and meanings!!!
  • Words 5/5

    By Keeping Mum
    I love words

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