Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

  • Word of the Day
    shyster

    shaI st@r

    noun
    a person, usu. a lawyer, who uses underhanded, unethical methods.
    That shyster accepted her fee for his services but did almost nothing for her.

    see more
  • Vocabulary of the Day
    naysayer

    neI seI @r

    noun
    a person who refuses, denies, or opposes, esp. because of cynicism or pessimism.
    They went ahead with their ambitious plan despite the arguments of the naysayers.

    see more
Jul
19
2013

journal

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

juhr n@l

noun
definition:  a record of personal experiences, reflections, or daily events.
example:  While aboard ship, he kept a detailed journal of each day’s events.

definition:  a newspaper or other periodical publication.
example:  It was an honor to have her article published in one of the most respected journals in the field.

See full entry