Did you know?

Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word

strawberry moon - definition and synonyms

What are red words?

90% of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing. These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. One-star words are frequent, two-star words are more frequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.


or rose moon

  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a full moon that occurs in June and may have an amber appearance, so named because it coincides with the strawberry picking season

    For the first time since 1967 the summer solstice coincided with a rarestrawberrymoon.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 18/10/2016


to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

BuzzWord Article

Open Dictionary

Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

add a word


A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.

global English and language change from our blog
Macmillan learn live love play