Quick Dictionary

Quick Dictionary

This extension helps you quickly translate any selected text in the web to any languages with Wiktionary.

What is Quick Dictionary?
Quick Dictionary is a Firefox add-on that allows you to easily translate selected text on the web to any language using Wiktionary. With IPA pronunciation and text-to-speech support, you can fully understand word meanings. It also integrates with Google Translate when needed.
Stats
Users: 194
Rating: 4.55 (44)
Version: 2.0.4 (Last updated: 2019-10-06)
Creation date: 2017-07-02
Weekly download count: NaN
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: Very high risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • tabs
  • activeTab
  • https://*.wiktionary.org/
  • https://*.wikimedia.org/
  • https://translation.googleapis.com/
  • https://upload.wikimedia.org/
  • storage
  • menus
Size: 44.55K
URLs: Website
Stats date:

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Summary

Quick Dictionary helps you quickly translate any selected text in the web to any languages with Wiktionary. With the help of Wiktionary, you can fully understand any meanings of words you want to look up, with IPA pronunciation and text-to-speech support. If you are looking up the meaning of paragraph, or a word that are not available at Wiktionary, it will try to look it up on Google Translate.

Instruction:

  1. Select a word/paragraph with drag-and-drop/double click/triple click...
  2. Click on the "browser action" button of the extension OR use the hotkey "Ctrl+Shift+Q".
  3. The word/paragraph meanings will show up. Alternatively, you can just open the extension popup, and type in the textbox and search from there.

Some newly added feature:

  • A "quick button" that shows right above the selected text, click on it will open a popup (new window).
  • You can select up to 2 language version of Wiktionary. (Gfycat of 2 above features: https://gfycat.com/YellowishWastefulDove)

Notes:

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Safety
Risk impact

Quick Dictionary is very risky to use and it requires a lot of sensitive permissions. Avoid installing this add-on unless you absolutely trust this publisher.

Risk likelihood

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

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