The Pocket Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus

The Pocket Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus

3.5 (6 ratings by Goodreads)
  • Paperback
Edited by 

List price: US$15.95

Currently unavailable

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks


Rather than forcing readers to flip between the thesaurus for synonyms and the dictionary for definitions, the Oxford Pocket Dictionary and Thesaurus provides a thoroughly integrated blend of entries from the dictionary and the thesaurus in a single, compact volume. This unified approach treats meanings and related words within the same entry, making it easy to find an abundance of information about any word, and providing a far more extensive analysis of the variety and nuances of our language than is possible in a dictionary or thesaurus alone. Founded on Oxford's renowned English language database, this is guaranteed to be the most frequently used reference work you more

Product details

  • Paperback | 992 pages
  • 132.8 x 210.6 x 46mm | 957.09g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • American ed
  • 0195130979
  • 9780195130973

About Frank Abate

Frank Abate is a Connecticut-based lexicographer whose credits include more than 20 different dictionaries. Recently, he was Managing Editor for The Oxford Desk Dictionary, American Edition and The Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus, and served as special consultant for U.S. usage on The Concise Oxford Dictionary, Ninth more

Table of contents

Preface; How to use the Oxford Pocket Dictionary and Thesaurus; Abbreviations; Key to the pronunciations; Oxford Pocket Dictionary and Thesaurus; Special Reference Sectionsshow more

Rating details

6 ratings
3.5 out of 5 stars
5 17% (1)
4 17% (1)
3 67% (4)
2 0% (0)
1 0% (0)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X