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➤ Now with Letterpress grid analysis — load a screenshot and obtain high-scoring words!

Crossword Dictionary is a complete dictionary and thesaurus. It's specifically designed to help you solve crossword puzzle grids and play word games like Letterpress or Scrabble®.

Crossword Dictionary has been featured as an App Store Staff Favorite in September 2008.

It features seven modes: Browse, Crosswords, Letterpress, Scrabble®, Anagrams, Random and Favorites. Find a needle in a haystack — whatever the haystack!

Letterpress mode lets you load a screenshot from your photo roll. After analyzing the grid, you'll get a list of suggestions, ordered by +score. The analysis tool does consider grid colors to determine the best-scoring words.

In Crossword mode, if you need a six letter word that ends with a G, type in ".....G" and the app will list every matching word. Specify some optional hints and the result set will be limited to the most relevant matches. The crossword helper is a definite plus when solving your daily grid.

In addition to being a great word game tool, Crossword Dictionary functions as a regular dictionary that lets you browse words freely. It also helps you find words beginning with or containing specific character sequences.

Crossword Dictionary includes an exhaustive corpus: it contains over 83000 terms, over 87000 definitions and 25000 thesaurus entries. It includes regional variants of many words: color, colour, flavor, flavour, tire, tyre, etc.

Crossword Dictionary has all the data it needs to function autonomously without an internet connection, which makes it a perfect travel companion. If you do have an internet connection, you can email definitions, or research further on Wikipedia®.


Compatible with Letterpress version 1.0. For Letterpress grid analysis to function correctly, you must use the default "Light" theme. Compatible with all iPhone and iPad screenshots, retina or not. iPad screen grabs must be done in PORTRAIT orientation only. Please note that Crossword Dictionary's word list is not the same as Letterpress'; it will occasionally suggest words that aren't accepted by Letterpress.

How to take a screenshot:

Please use this tool resposibly, with moderation.

This app is not affiliated with, endorsed by, sponsored by, or in any way associated with atebits LLC, the developer of LETTERPRESS™. LETTERPRESS™ and ATEBITS® are trademarks of atebits LLC.


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