Did you know?

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

British pronunciation of 


view main entry for fireball noun  /ˈfaɪə(r)ˌbɔːl/
British English pronunciation: fireball
Click to listen to the pronunciation of fireball

This is the British English pronunciation of fireball.

View American English pronunciation of fireball.

Open Dictionary

snap election

a general election … that is called earlier than expected

add a word


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