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50 Most Often Viewed Words on CollinsDictionary.com

Which words are viewed most often on CollinsDictionary.com? Find out here, where we list the 50 most viewed words in each of the last 3 months. November 2012 1. amazeballs (definition of ‘amazeballs’)2. mummy porn (definition of ‘mummy porn’)3. hangry (definition of ‘hangry’)4. social… Read More
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Collins Dictionary: Some Criteria for Inclusion

We regret that we cannot enter into detailed discussions of why individual suggestions for the dictionary are accepted or rejected. However, to guide you when you make submissions, please note that certain categories of word may not meet our criteria for inclusion. 1. Gratuitously offensive slang termsWhile there are… Read More
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New Words Published in October

What geekery is this? New words added to CollinsDictionary.com in October include X factor, Tardis-like and posterize. Ridic? A huge number of excellent new words and meanings have been submitted to CollinsDictionary.com in the last… Read More
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What’s your word?

Submit your new word here We’ve all had them: those words and phrases that mean the world to us. They’re passed around our friends, providing meaning, sense and clarity where before there was only confusion. But there was never any way of making these words official,… Read More
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Verb Tables for the 50 Most Common German Verbs

CollinsDictionary.com now has full verb conjugation tables for over 5,000 German verbs. There are links below to Verb conjugation tables for 50 of the most common German verbs, or you can search all German verb tables here: Enter the root form of the verb, for example arbeiten… Read More
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New Words Published in September

In July 2012 CollinsDictionary.com started accepting new word suggestions from anyone who wants to be part of the evolution of the English language. Our hard-working dictionary editors have been busy sorting through thousands of entries since then. Here are the eighty-six new words and senses that were added to CollinsDictionary.com… Read More
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Verb Tables for the 50 Most Common French Verbs

CollinsDictionary.com now has full verb conjugation tables for over 5,000 French verbs. There are links below to Verb conjugation tables for 50 of the most common French verbs, or you can search all French verb tables here. Search Collins French Verb Tables Enter the root form of the verb, for… Read More
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Verb Tables for the 50 Most Common Spanish Verbs

CollinsDictionary.com now has full verb conjugation tables for over 5,000 Spanish verbs. There are links below to Verb conjugation tables for 50 of the most common Spanish verbs, or you can search all Spanish verb tables here:- Enter the root form of the verb, for example abrir The 50… Read More
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How does a word get into CollinsDictionary.com?

Every word that enters the Collins Dictionary is reviewed by our editors before inclusion. Whether it’s a word that has been floating around the verges of common parlance for years, or one that you’ve just coined and submitted yourself, the word will always go through this review process. Our editors… Read More