Did you know?

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

addaword.gifdefinition of round pound

the practice of changing the price of an item for sale in a shop from 99p to £1
It seems the round pound has turned into another price-war weapon for stores weathering the recession.
Submitted on 21/07/2009 08:29:00
Definition of round pound from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

dark pool

a method of financial trading in which share prices are hidden and not openly available to the public

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


money, food, or clothes given to poor people