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 175,000 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, etc
■ Auto-complete and spelling suggestions
■ Search online to retrieve latest additions to the dictionary
■ Pronunciation history
■ Search definitions online

All for the price of a coffee!

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 10.4

Bugfix for launch url
Localisation improvements, and bugfixes for Chinese

Ratings and Reviews

4.9 out of 5
1.1K Ratings

1.1K Ratings

Stephenail ,

Best pronouncing app I’ve found

I love this app; hate the name. But who cares about the name?

I have it on all my devices. They should imbed it in the system software. There are so many such apps in which the pronunciations are simply wrong. This app is even offers regional, alternate and divided usage pronunciations. Plus, I love the urbane, erudite voice employed: sort of understated upper crust British.

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.

rylokitty ,

Extremely useful!

I use Howjsay on the daily! Words that I haven't understood the full meaning of or new words are always found in this app. The entomology feature has solved a lot of friendly arguments between myself and friends about the origin of certain words. Can't live without it!


Ever10 Ltd
6.4 MB

Requires iOS 9.2 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.


English, Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish

Age Rating
You must be at least 17 years old to download this app.
Unrestricted Web Access
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