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

Free Dictionary Toolbar, API, and Plugins

We provide a selection of ways to enable quick access to definitions directly from your browser or webpage. You can use our free dictionary toolbar in your browser to search the dictionary direct. And you can enhance your website by allowing your users to find definitions with our English dictionary gadget or our double click dictionary plugin.

Since launch in 2009, we have established partnerships with a number of organizations in the fields of media, education, general reference and charity work.

If you wish to power a large website or intranet with a customized version of the Macmillan Dictionary, please contact us by clicking here.

There is also an API available for developers interested in using the data within their own applications or websites – further information can be found here.


At the top and bottom of each entry, you will see buttons allowing you to link your community site profile to the entry. Let your friends and colleagues know about new words through Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Tumblr and Reddit.

Free Dictionary Toolbar for BrowsersFree Dictionary Toolbar for Browsers

Free Dictionary Toolbar for Browsers

Get our free dictionary toolbar and add Macmillan Dictionary to the list of searchable sites in your browser toolbar.

Free BuzzWord Gadget

Free BuzzWord GadgetFree Gadget

Get our free BuzzWord gadget and display the latest words on your webpage.

Double Click Dictionary PluginDouble Click Dictionary Plugin

With our double click dictionary plugin, when a user double clicks on any English word on your site, a window opens listing the definition and the different ways in which the word is used.

Double Click Dictionary Plugin

RSS FeedsRSS Feeds

RSS Feeds offer an easy way to view regularly updated content from www.macmillandictionary.com

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