Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word
a particular point in time when something happens
an extremely short period of time
a very short period of time
an extremely short period of time, that ends almost immediately
business relating to a short period of time
an extremely small amount of time
a short time
a short period of time
a short period when you do something a lot or something happens a lot
informal a very short time
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
a reddish-brown substance made from the leaves of a bush and used for colouring hair or skin
moving with rhythm, together as one
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.
Free thesaurus definition of moments and short periods of time from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.