The 5 Best English Dictionary Apps

When you come across an unfamiliar English word, you can use dictionary apps instead of looking at a dictionary site or taking notes and looking at a dictionary later. In this list, you can find the best English dictionary apps for iPhone and Android that stand out with features including their offline use and simple interface. 

Dictionary.com

Offering a very comprehensive resource, Dictionary.com offers basic dictionary features such as definitions, synonyms and audio pronunciations, as well as different features that allow you to learn English such as word puzzle, grammar help, and spelling help. In the paid subscription of the app, you can also access different features such as an encyclopedia, example Sentences and subject-based dictionaries such as medical or science dictionaries.

Dictionary.com on the App Store

Dictionary.com on Google Play

Merriam-Webster Dictionary

Merriam-Webster Dictionary is one of the best English dictionary apps for both tourists, language learners, and teachers. The popular app includes vocabulary-building quizzes, an integrated thesaurus, search history, example sentences, voice search, audio pronunciations, and more. 

Merriam-Webster Dictionary on the App Store

Merriam-Webster Dictionary on Google Play


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U Dictionary

U Dictionary, which is very popular with more than 100 million users, stands out with its keyboard translation and social media translation feature. In addition to text and voice training, the premium version of the app also includes camera translation support. Offering different tools for English learners, U Dictionary also includes features such as word lock screen, accent-based english pronunciation, funny videos to learn English.

U Dictionary on the App Store

U Dictionary on Google Play

Urban Dictionary

In this official Urban Dictionary app, you can search for unlimited words for free, vote definitions, learn a new word every day, share words on your social media accounts. Offering much simpler features compared to other apps on our list, the app is ideal for those who are just looking for an app to search for words.

Urban Dictionary on the App Store

Urban Dictionary on Google Play


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Google Translate

Google Translate, which is actually a translation app, is used by many people with pleasure as a dictionary app with its algorithm and artificial intelligence that it has developed in recent years. There is also offline translation support in the app where you can translate from a photo or camera.

Google Translate on the App Store

Google Translate on Google Play

We’ve rounded up our list of the best English dictionary apps for iPhone and Android. We look forward to hearing your comments if there are other apps that you use and are satisfied with.

Written by Jordan Bevan

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