Did you know?

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

American pronunciation of 

pater

view main entry for pater noun  /ˈpeɪtər/
British English pronunciation: pater
Click to listen to the pronunciation of pater

This is the American English pronunciation of pater.

View British English pronunciation of pater.

BuzzWord

swipe

to move your finger across the touch screen of a tablet or smartphone in order to move to a new page, make a choice, etc.

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
Macmillan learn live love play