Did you know?

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

British pronunciation of 

the Hejira

view main entry for the Hejira   /ˈhedʒɪrə/ /hɪˈdʒaɪrə/
Click to listen to the pronunciation of the Hejira
Click to listen to the pronunciation of the Hejira

This is the British English pronunciation of the Hejira.

View American English pronunciation of the Hejira.

bit rot

when electronic information is lost because the software or devices needed to read it are no longer available

BuzzWord Article

Word of the Day

jive

to dance a jive

Open Dictionary

troll factory

a company that pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users

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