Look up in Merriam-Webster Ⓡ

Look up in Merriam-Webster Ⓡ

Looks up the selected word/phrase in Merriam-Webster Ⓡ (www.merriam-webster.com) dictionary. This is NOT an official add-on developed and distributed by Merriam-Webster Ⓡ!

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What is Look up in Merriam-Webster Ⓡ?

Look up in Merriam-Webster Ⓡ is a Firefox add-on that enables users to easily search for definitions of selected words or phrases on www.merriam-webster.com. This unofficial add-on opens a new tab displaying the word/phrase definition for quick reference.

Stats date:
Users: 75 ▲ 1
Rating: 5.00 (3)
Version: 1.1 (Last updated: 2019-11-05)
Creation date: 2019-10-25
Weekly download count: 2
Firefox on Android: No
Manifest version: 2
  • contextMenus
Size: 8.95K
Risk impact: Very low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood

Other platforms

Not available on Chrome
Not available on Edge

The add-on enables you to select a given word/phrase and look it up in the Merriam Webster Ⓡ dictionary by opening www.merriam-webster.com in new tab displaying the word/phrase definition.

Usage: 1. Select a given word/phrase. 2. Right click on it and choose "Look up in Merriam-Webster Ⓡ" from the context menu. This will open a new tab which loads "https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/<the word you look up>" containing the definition of the word.

User reviews
Very handy! No need to right-click. Long explanation displayed close to the word.
by Tom Hummel, 2022-01-18

This is a great add on! I like the simplicity! The only thing I can wish is a short cut to open merriam webster directly after selecting a text.
by Hythlodaeus, 2020-09-27
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Risk impact

Look up in Merriam-Webster Ⓡ is safe to use. It does not request any sensitive permissions.

Risk likelihood

Look up in Merriam-Webster Ⓡ has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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