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 operetta noun  /ˌɒpəˈretə/
British English pronunciation: operetta
Click to listen to the pronunciation of operetta

This is the British English pronunciation of operetta.

View American English pronunciation of operetta.

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