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Lookup definitions for any English term

Wordbook is an offline English-English dictionary application powered by WordNet and eSpeak.


  • Fully offline after initial data download
  • Pronunciations
  • Random Word
  • Live Search
  • Double click to search
  • Dark mode

Details for Wordbook

  • GPL-3.0+

Last updated
  • 4 December 2023 - latest/stable
  • 21 January 2024 - latest/edge


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