Howjsay Pronunciation 17+

Audio Dictionary

Ever10 Ltd

    • 4.9 • 1.7K Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases



Make mispronunciations a thing of the past with the world’s most accurate and comprehensive pronunciation dictionary.

Unlike most other apps no synthetic pronunciation is used, with every word carefully researched, and professionally recorded.

"What I love is it uses a real human voice for audio playback, and has words for pronunciation that my dictionary apps don't even have for definitions."

"I feel like I now have a secret, powerful, linguistic advantage!"

■ Over 180,000 individually recorded words & phrases
■ Comprehensive dictionary including medical, legal, scientific, industry jargon and even current affairs and names
■ Accurate pronunciation of heteronyms (words which are spelled the same but pronounced differently depending on context) e.g, tear, dove, close, live, alternate, graduate, etc
■ Auto-complete and spelling suggestions
■ Pronunciation history
■ Favourites
■ Search definitions online

Note: An internet connection is required to download the audio and perform new searches, as the Howjsay database is too large to download and is continuously updated.

What’s New

Version 11.3

Updates to word list. Added option to hide recently searched words on the search screen. Bug fixes.

Ratings and Reviews

4.9 out of 5
1.7K Ratings

1.7K Ratings

Acicular ,

Howsay accurate and clear

When it comes to pronunciation, the internet is the Wild West. They just take a few people and have them say the word and don’t check to see how correct the pronunciation is. Frequently, I feel their method of saying the word is incorrect. I go to many sources to see what is the real standard. I find the Oxford Dictionary is very good, (sometimes swayed too much by Britain’s pronunciations), American heritage is excellent but Howsay is almost always right on!

learnintolisten ,

Great learning tool for those suffering with a learning disability

This is a great app to use if you suffer with dyslexia. Sometimes hearing to the words pronounced aids with the learning the phonics of the words. Also, useful to see the words broken down in phonics and definition, then listen to the app pronunciation ensuring you have pronounced the word correctly.

TrentonPage ,

Great sounding tool!

Thanks for expanding your word base to the more complex and difficult words too. I also appreciate that you make your app compatible with iOS 9 on my older iPad. This is a worthwhile tool to subscribe to, if you want clear and precise British articulation of English words. I would like to hear more differentiations between British and American pronunciations though.

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