Did you know?

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

addaword.gifdefinition of stylometry

noun
the use of statistical methods to analyse the literary style of a piece of writing
... graduate students at Drexel University have released two potentially provocative stylometry tools, which could have larger repercussions for whistle-blowers, human rights advocates, hackers and, well, anyone who doesn’t want their writing traced back to them down the road.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 26/03/2013 12:42:00
Definition of stylometry from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

dark pool

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

BuzzWord Article

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

Word of the Day

alms

money, food, or clothes given to poor people