New Edition of the best-selling dictionary covering core vocabulary of everyday life. More than 75,000 updated definitions, pronunciations, word origins, and synonym lists. Some 8,000 usage examples aid understanding--more than ever before.
New words from today's world include: bromance, carbon footprint, droid, e-book, fracking, frenemy, hashtag, malware, mash-up, regift, robocal, smackdown and vlog.
Also included are useful tables and special sections on Foreigh Words and Phrases, Biographical Names, and Geographical Names.
Based on Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary Eleventh Edition. This book has sold more than 50 million copies!