Did you know?

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

British pronunciation of 

harpoon

view main entry for harpoon noun  /hɑː(r)ˈpuːn/
Click to listen to the pronunciation of harpoon

derived word

harpoonharpoonsharpooningharpoonedharpooned

  verb [transitive]
Click to listen to the pronunciation of harpoon

This is the British English pronunciation of harpoon.

View American English pronunciation of harpoon.

Previous and next

conlang

… a language for human communication which has been invented and has not developed naturally

BuzzWord Article

Open Dictionary

spogs

spectacles; boiled sweets, candy; soft aniseed-flavoured jelly sweets coated with blue and pink sugar sprinkles

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