Did you know?

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

addaword.gifdefinition of love lock

noun
a padlock placed on a bridge or other public place as a symbol of a couple's love
In 2010 the Paris town hall confronted the problem head on, and removed all love locks at night.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 12/06/2014 08:52:00
Definition of love lock from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

BuzzWord Article

Blog

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

threadbare

threadbare clothing, carpet, or cloth is very thin and almost has holes in it because it has been...