English Popup Dictionary

English Popup Dictionary

An English Dictionary for Firefox Quantum which gives meaning of a word which is double-click selected on a webpage.

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What is English Popup Dictionary?
'English Popup Dictionary' is an innovative Firefox Quantum add-on. It offers an easy-to-use interface wherein users can double-click or highlight a word on a webpage and instantly get its definition. This tool is especially handy for those improving their English vocabulary or for quickly understanding complex text. The program is open-source, welcoming contributions to enhance its functionalities and efficiency.
Merlin
Stats
Version: 1.9 (Last updated: 2020-10-11)
Creation date: 2017-12-02
Weekly download count: 13
Firefox on Android: Yes
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • activeTab
  • storage
  • https://api.dictionaryapi.dev/api/
  • http://xml.admedia.com/
  • https://api.ipify.org/
  • http://api.ipstack.com/
Size: 105.98K
Stats date:

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Merlin
Summary

Contributions to the source code are welcome at https://github.com/krv5vignesh/Dictionary-extension

User reviews
User reviews summary
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Pros
  • Simple and clean user interface
  • Option to select different dictionary sources
  • Works well with VPN
  • Theming issue resolved in dark mode
Cons
  • Limited word coverage
  • Does not find many words
  • Searching algorithm is slow
  • Does not work properly on MacOS
Most mentioned
  • Limited word coverage
  • Does not work properly
  • Searching algorithm is slow
Recent reviews
Rarely works for non-root word forms, and definitions are often pointless.
by Dexms4, 2023-06-10
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Safety
Risk impact

English Popup Dictionary is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install English Popup Dictionary if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

English Popup Dictionary has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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