Did you know?

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

Disadvantages

disadvantage

noun

something that makes someone or something less effective, successful, or attractive

handicap

noun

a disadvantage that prevents you from doing something well

limitation

noun

a disadvantage or weak point that makes someone or something less effective

price

noun

the disadvantages or bad experiences that are a necessary part of achieving something that you want

drawback

noun

a feature of something that makes it less useful than it could be

snag

noun

a problem or disadvantage that you have not planned for

downside

noun

the disadvantage or negative aspect of something

loss

noun

a disadvantage that you have when someone leaves or when you cannot use something any longer

minus

noun

a disadvantage

flip side

noun

the negative aspects of an idea, plan, or situation

kimchi

a Korean dish made from fermented cabbage or other vegetables, garlic and spices

BuzzWord Article

Open Dictionary

jones

a compulsive desire for something; an addiction to something

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