Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word
Scottish a mountain. Ben is also used in names of mountains, for example ‘Ben Nevis’.
British a large area of high land covered with grass, bushes, and heather, with soil that is not good for growing crops
British a large area of high land covered with grass, bushes, and heather. This can also be called moorlands.
a mountain: used in names
the highest mountain in the world, in the range of mountains called the Himalayas on the north-east border of Nepal. It is often simply called Everest.
the tall white cliffs along the coast of southern England near Dover. They are often the first thing that people see when they arrive in England by boat from continental Europe.
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 itBuzzWord Article
moving with rhythm, together as oneadd a word
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