Did you know?

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

addaword.gifdefinition of BRICS

acronym: Brazil, Russia, India, China plus additional member South Africa
In choosing to broaden their constituency the Brics countries have made a significant move.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 24/02/2012 16:19:00
Definition of BRICS from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

property porn

a type of television programme, magazine article, etc which shows off desirable homes …

BuzzWord Article


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

Word of the Day


to kill someone in a violent way