Did you know?

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

Best

best

adjective

used for referring to the person or thing that is the most satisfactory, suitable, pleasant, effective, of the highest quality etc

ideal

adjective

of the best or most suitable type

first class

adjective

of the best quality or the highest standard

first-rate

adjective

of the highest quality

incomparable

adjective

so good that nothing else can compare

unsurpassed

adjective

better than everything or everyone else in a particular way

premier

adjective

best, largest, or most important

par excellence

adjective

of the highest quality, or the most typical type

there is no substitute for something

used for saying that nothing else is good or useful enough to replace something

second to none

the best

dark pool

a method of financial trading in which share prices are hidden and not openly available to the public

BuzzWord Article

Word of the Day

dividend

a share of the profits of a company, paid once or twice a year to the people who own the...

Open Dictionary

subtweet

to post a tweet, usually a negative one, that mentions a person without using the @ sign, so that they will not see the message on their Twitter feed …

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