Idiom Quest

Posted on Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Idiom Quest is a comprehensive, fully searchable database of American English idioms. This reliable online dictionary of idioms puts the meanings of popular and not-so-popular idioms at your fingertips and better still, it will help you find idioms that relate to a specific topic or idea, for example "happy" or "anger". This is just perfect when you are trying to express your thoughts in English or build your knowledge of idiomatic English around a given subject.


  • Large database of idioms that can be searched by keyword or browsed in alphabetical order
  • Includes idioms spanning a range of usage contexts (business, education, emotion expression, history, law, law enforcement, politics, popular culture, relationships, social life, sports, technology) and covering different linguistic categories (abbreviations, acronyms, double negatives, euphemisms, Indian English, idiomatic lexicon, loan words, metaphors, rhetorical questions, sarcasms, scat-related, slang, vernacular)
  • Full explanation of each idiom with example sentences illustrating their typical uses and cross-references to related idioms
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