Did you know?

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

Changes

game-changer

noun

something that completely changes the way something is done, thought about, or made

variability

noun

the fact that something changes often or is not always the same

change

noun

a situation in which something becomes different or you make something different

effect

noun

a change that is produced in one person or thing by another

trend

noun

a gradual change or development that produces a particular result

adjustment

noun

a change in something that makes it better, more accurate, or more effective

correction

noun

a change that makes something correct or accurate

transformation

noun

a change into someone or something completely different, or the process by which this happens

evolution

noun

the way in which something gradually changes and develops

alteration

noun

a change in the appearance or form of something

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

BuzzWord Article

Word of the Day

grungy

dirty and sometimes untidy or smelling bad

Open Dictionary

dead white (European) male

a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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