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 transitional adjective  /trænˈzɪʃ(ə)nəl/
British English pronunciation: transitional
Click to listen to the pronunciation of transitional

This is the British English pronunciation of transitional.

View American English pronunciation of transitional.


mic drop

the action of deliberately dropping your microphone at the end of a speech or performance to show you think it was so good that nothing better could follow it

BuzzWord Article

Open Dictionary


moving with rhythm, together as one

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