Website recommendation: OneLook Dictionary

  • Website recommendation: OneLook Dictionary

  • Ben Crist

    February 21, 2023 at 10:25 am

    I’m stealing this recommendation from Dwane Thomas of Visual Latin & WordUp fame. Rather than explain in much detail, I’ll just share what it can do with some examples:

    Example searches

    bluebird	Definitions of bluebird
    blue*	Words and phrases that start with blue
    *bird	...that end with bird
    bl????rd	...that start with bl, end with rd, with 4 letters in between
    bl*:snow	...that start with bl and have a meaning related to snow
    :snow	Words related to snow
    :winter sport	...related to the concept winter sport
    **winter**	Phrases that contain the word winter
    expand:nasa	Phrases that spell out n.a.s.a.

    He has a great email list of tips, tricks, and useful recommendations. I recommend you sign up.

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