Scribner Bantam English Dictionary

The New Scribner-Bantam English Dictionary is better than the others.


It contains:

  • Over 80,000 definitions.
  • More information than in any other dictionary of its kind, including new words and technical-scientific terms appearing in no other dictionary.
  • Up-to-the-minute definitions of contemporary vocabulary.
  • It is the only dictionary with mini-essays (500) on the use of the words that have similar meanings.
  • Easy pronunciation with only 42 symbols that represent the more than 250 common spellings of English sounds.
  • Concise etymologies tell where words came from, and how they have changed.
  • An appendix that includes handy measurement conversions tables.
  • A comprehensive guide to the Dictionary that teaches about words and language.


Author: Scribner/Bantam

Binding: Paperback