Oxford English Dictionary
Looking up Oxford English Dictionary quickly while browsing an english website
What is Oxford English Dictionary?
'Oxford English Dictionary' is a user-friendly Firefox add-on that aids users in rapidly looking up meanings of words in the Oxford English Dictionary while browsing any English website. It streamlines the process by allowing users to highlight the selected words and directly search the OED through a context popup menu.
How to use:
- Install this addon
- Go to any website
- Select some words and right click
- In the context popup menu, click "Search Oxford for..."
User reviews summary
- Backend has both English and Spanish making it very useful
- Quick solution for looking up words
- Ease of defining words in a new tab on the official website
- Subscription based only
- Misleading name - connects to Oxford Living Dictionaries instead of Oxford English Dictionary
- Doesn't return to the previous tab after closing the Oxford Dictionaries tab
- Ability to access Oxford Living Dictionaries
- Mismatch between the add-on name and its actual function
- Need for a pop-up window feature
Oxford English Dictionary is safe to use. It does not request any sensitive permissions.
Oxford English Dictionary has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.