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Learner's Dictionary app review: a dictionary for English-language learners



If you're studying English and need a reliable dictionary that will help you master common phases and words, then Learner's Dictionary - English is one app that you might want to check out on your iPhone or iPad.

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What we have here is an app full of entries that have precise definitions and usage examples, packed with high-tech features for the ultimate user experience.

You'll find this app in the Reference section of the App Store, where it can be purchased for $4.99.

Let's take a look at its features.

Learner's Dictionary - English


Words and Phrases

Learner's Dictionary - English takes up 17.1 MB of space on your iPhone or iPad and is jam-packed with a whopping 100,000 words and phrases along with 160,000 usage examples to show you how the word or phrase is used in context.

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There are over 22,000 idioms, verbal collocations, and commonly used phrases also included in this app to help you understand day to day conversation.

Furthermore, you'll also find audio pronunciations with each entry, recorded professionally by native speakers of American English. Synonyms and antonyms are also included in the integrated thesaurus.


Voice Search

Learner's Dictionary - English features a unique Voice Search option which allows you to look up words by speaking into the iPhone or iPad microphone. It means you won't have to go through the confusing process of figuring out the spelling of a word you might have heard.

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This app also features a Word of the Day which will be pushed to your lock screen and help you practice your vocabulary in your day to day.

As with many other similar types of apps, you will find all the standard features such as the ability to add to your favorites, search your recent history, and most importantly, there are no ads in this app. To add an extra punch to the user interface, you also have a Reader View option which hides all the navigation buttons so you can view the text in full-screen mode.

Learner's Dictionary - English


Pros & Cons


  • Ad-free and intuitive app
  • 100,000 words and phrases along with 160,000 usage examples
  • Audio pronunciations
  • Awesome Voice Search function allows you to look up words by speaking them
  • Add to favorites and view recent history
  • Integrated thesaurus


  • There is nothing negative to say about this app

Final Words

Learner's Dictionary - English is a fantastic iPhone and iPad app packed with all kinds of functions and features to make it easier for you to learn new phrases, words, idioms, and verbal collations.


Learner's Dictionary - English

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Neha Sinha

Neha has been writing and editing since 2010 and has been reviewing iOS apps since early 2014. She has lived in four different countries and loves having the world at her fingertips thanks to these awesome apps.