wordbook

Definitions of wordbook
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n a reference book containing words (usually with their meanings)

Examples:
Oxford English Dictionary
an unabridged dictionary constructed on historical principles
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dictionary, lexicon
a reference book containing an alphabetical list of words with information about them
onomasticon
a list of proper nouns naming persons or places
vocabulary
a listing of the words used in some enterprise
gloss, glossary
an alphabetical list of technical terms in some specialized field of knowledge; usually published as an appendix to a text on that field
synonym finder, thesaurus
a book containing a classified list of synonyms
bilingual dictionary
a dictionary giving equivalent words in two languages
collegiate dictionary, desk dictionary
an abridged dictionary of a size convenient to hold in the hand
etymological dictionary
a dictionary giving the historical origins of each word
gazetteer
a geographical dictionary (as at the back of an atlas)
learner's dictionary, school dictionary
a dictionary specially written for those learning a foreign language
little dictionary, pocket dictionary
a dictionary that is small enough to carry in your pocket
spell-checker, spelling checker
an electronic dictionary in a word processor that can be used to catch misspelled words
unabridged, unabridged dictionary
a dictionary that has not been shortened by the omitting terms or definitions; a comprehensive dictionary
word finder, wordfinder
a thesaurus organized to help you find the word you want but cannot think of
Type of:
book of facts, reference, reference book, reference work
a book to which you can refer for authoritative facts

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