Did you know?

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

British pronunciation of 

extortionate

view main entry for extortionate adjective  /ɪkˈstɔː(r)ʃ(ə)nət/
British English pronunciation: extortionate
Click to listen to the pronunciation of extortionate

derived word

extortionately

adverb

This is the British English pronunciation of extortionate.

View American English pronunciation of extortionate.

Previous and next
BuzzWord

Hamdog

a combination of a hotdog and a hamburger in a specially designed bread bun

BuzzWord Article

Word of the Day

conjugal

relating to marriage

Open Dictionary

patio diplomacy

high-level diplomats meeting and dining in an informal environment e.g. a party or club

add a word

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