The Phrase Finder

Posted on Tuesday, January 13, 2009

The Phrase Finder is an online dictionary of English sayings, phrases, and idioms. Users can browse phrases alphabetically, search for a certain phrase, or join the forum to discuss any phrases that interest them.


  • Explanations of the meanings and origins of 1,500 English sayings, phrases, and idioms
  • Special lists of phrases from Shakespeare, nautical phrases, and Biblical phrases
  • Searchable archive of 50,000 forum postings about sayings, phrases, and idioms
  • Free A Phrase A Week email newsletter
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