Example sentences for: dictionaries

How can you use “dictionaries” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Other articles include “Is George Bush a Wimp ?,” “The Moving Spray Can” (on graffiti in England), “On the Pronunciation of Cunnilingus in Dictionaries,” and numerous others on a wide variety of subjects; these are interspersed with short bits and pieces, cartoons, and asides generally attributed to “Folklore” and, presumably, gathered by the editor.

  • I have never understood why the International Phonetic Alphabet is not used in English dictionaries of all sorts, but this is beyond the scope of our remarks in this review.

  • Surely the reference libraries to which people turn for such specialized information as the origin of place-names, as well as the individuals who are interested enough in such subjects to buy dictionaries, have access by now to personal computers?

  • That seems the position in all Oxford dictionaries.

  • The result is, in large measure, a catalogue of the treatment once given in those older dictionaries that might, in an entry for kink , have defined it as a condition of a piece of wire then continued with, hence, kinky twisted, abnormal, perverted.

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