The perfect dictionary for playing SCRABBLE® – an enhanced version of the best-selling book The Official SCRABBLE® Players Dictionary, Fifth Edition.
The app includes ALL of the words that are eligible for recreational and school play – including thousands of words added from the Official Tournament and Club Word List, 2014 Edition.
Endorsed by the North American SCRABBLE® Players Association (NASPA), The Official SCRABBLE® Players Dictionary contains more than 150,000 playable two- to fifteen-letter words, and variant spellings for game players in Canada.
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* Word Finder – a fun tool that lets you discover all the words that can be created from your tiles
* Voice Search
* Recent History – lets you keep track of the words you've looked up
* For iPad: Scrolling Index – lets you browse the entire dictionary
* For NASPA members: Tournament Mode including access to the full Tournament Word List
2018 updated dictionary with new words!
Ratings and Reviews
Good dictionary for word games, but...
It’s great for all the combos you find in Scrabble, Boggle and other word games. However, in the last month the hyperlink to the more obscure words stopped working (website not found). Needs to be fixed. Also, when it did work, their site seemed infected with the occasional redirect to pirate sites. Perhaps this is related to that.
Perfect for checking words while playing Scrabble
This is the dictionary I use when I want to see if a word that has been played is indeed a word. I simply type it into the lookup bar and it tells me immediately if it’s a word or not. If it is, I can then easily go to it’s definition. Now that Merrimack Webster has put out a sixth edition I had to purchase the Kindle version. And it’s awful. It takes way too long to find a word. Please please please update this app soon. I paid $10 for the Kindle dictionary. I’d gladly pay you for the app which is so much more suited to my needs.
UI/UX mistakes, lacking features
As a former tournament player and current club player, I have had a lot of experience with different dictionary and study apps.
There are a number of notable user interface and/or user experience mistakes in this app. The biggest being the use of an alpha-ordered soft keyboard instead of the far more common and, now, far more natural QWERTY layout. At times, "back" goes a step, or more, further back than you'd expect.
Missing features list is too long to totally list, but a few things: pattern search, common word lists, study features, and on and on...
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.