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Welcome to the largest English educational and research project on the Internet. This open and editable dictionary aims to offer a tool where, on the one hand, users broaden knowledge about the different meanings that each of the words and expressions of English can adopt. And, on the other hand, give the same community the ability to expand the database with new words, unknown or unregistered, or expand the different meanings that can adopt the existing words. For identical words and according to which country of the world we move, it is very frequent to find completely different uses, that is why, once the official definition is mentioned, the dictionary allows users to expand it with new meanings or nuances. In short, a dictionary edited by users and for users. Daily among all the meanings uploaded by users will select one of them as word, expression or theme of the day. This meaning will appear on the home page just after this presentation for at least 24 hours. Finally, we have made the project extensible to words from other languages ??or disciplines, you can access these dictionaries through the drop-down that appears next to the search box and the operation is identical to the main dictionary. Hoping that the use of the dictionary is to his liking we say goodbye.

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English Working Group



How has the dictionary evolved?

First of all, we want to thank all the collaborators for their help, since without them and them this project would not be possible. Since the ship sailed there in 2010 we have received a total of 1,411 Contributions to define 1,191 different words or expressions that have consulted more than 100,000 readers and have directly helped 1 people who asked the dictionary for a word that was not Registered therein.

Meaning of the day

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Bless . Tchoundjeu

cadendrum
  523

A difficult task.

"Washing dishes by hand is cadendrum"

  


New Meanings collected in the dictionary

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Anónimo

al maestro cuchillada
  13

It means that as the protege outgrows his mentor he will find flaws of character or philosophy and as result will, figuratively, get rid of him.

"When the protege outgrows his mentor in character and philosophy, the protege will try to get rid of him."

  
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Felipe Lorenzo del Río

conchuda
  68

Adjective female conchudo, which has many shells or a good shell, especially in the case of animals. In America, especially in the southern cone, it is used as a macho insult against women. Big shell, scoundrel or shameless, cheek, petty, libertine. The word also has other significant nuances according to the place, as a lazy, indolent, cunning or stupid person.

"The suffix of conchuda is augmentative and therefore indicates abundance or excess of shell."

  
Anonymous Image
Anonymous

qinti
  253

hummingbird

  
Anónimo Image
Anónimo

esquire
  42

Knight ( Noble title )

  
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holly's bf

matuma
  143

a doomed abusive relationship

  
Anónimo Image
Anónimo

ailed
  27

Desired

  
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Alfredo Edgardo Alvarez Ahumada    1
    Alfredo Edgardo Alvarez Ahumada
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V.M. Hjor Ku Xoans    2
    V.M. Hjor Ku Xoans
54
LIDIA INÉS.    3
    LIDIA INÉS.
6
Danilo Enrique Noreña Benítez    4
    Danilo Enrique Noreña Benítez
4
Jorge Luis Tovar Díaz    5
    Jorge Luis Tovar Díaz
4
Felipe Lorenzo del Río    6
    Felipe Lorenzo del Río
4
Luis Aguilera Chacón    7
    Luis Aguilera Chacón
3
Ricardo López F.    8
    Ricardo López F.
3
Fernando R. Zazueta, San Jose, CA    9
    Fernando R. Zazueta, San Jose, CA
3
Chandrakant    10
    Chandrakant
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