15 Best Dictionary Podcasts
Here are 15 Best Dictionary Podcasts worth listening to in 2023
1. Word Matters
Springfield, Massachusetts, US
Word Matters is a show for readers, writers, and anyone who ever loved their English class. Join Merriam-Webster editors as they challenge supposed grammar rules, reveal the surprising origins behind words, tackle common questions, and generally geek out about the beautiful nightmare that is language.
Also in Learn English Podcasts, NEPR Podcasts
Play⋅ 452.6K⋅ 1M ⋅1 episode / quarter ⋅ Avg Length 22 min ⋅ Aug 2020 Get Email Contact
2. Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day
Springfield, Massachusetts, US
From the fun and familiar to the strange and obscure, learn something new every day with Merriam-Webster.
Also in Vocabulary Podcasts
Play⋅ 452.5K⋅ 1M ⋅6 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 3 min ⋅ May 2021 Get Email Contact
3. Dictionary.com's Word Of The Day Podcast
Oakland, California, US
Listen to this podcast to build your vocabulary with new words, definitions, and origin stories every day of the week.
Play⋅ 915.5K⋅ 407.3K ⋅30 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 3 min ⋅ May 2021 Get Email Contact
4. Science Diction
New York City, New York, US
Science Diction is a bite-sized podcast about words and the science stories behind them. Hosted by a self-proclaimed word nerd Johanna Mayer, each episode of Science Diction digs into the origin of a single word or phrase, and, with the help of historians, authors, etymologists, and scientists, reveals a surprising science connection. Science Diction is a show for information packrats who are constantly sniffing out knowledge.
Also in Science Podcasts, Etymology Podcasts, WNYC Podcasts, Evolutionary Biology Podcasts
Play⋅ 22.2K⋅ 8.6K⋅ 4.3K ⋅1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 19 min ⋅ Feb 2020 Get Email Contact
5. Word for Word
Australian English has many fascinating stories, interesting etymologies, and wonderfully weird slang. The language is constantly evolving as the world around us changes; new words are created, meanings change, and other things get left behind. In Word for Word, we explore the surprising histories behind everyday words and phrases, go behind the scenes with the dictionary editors, and meet some of Australia's most interesting word-lovers, from Scrabble champions to hip-hop artists.
Also in Australian English Podcasts
Play⋅ 4.3K⋅ 5.9K ⋅1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 20 min ⋅ Oct 2016 Get Email Contact
6. What's That Word?
Two long-time friends discuss some of their favorite words (both old and new) from Urban Dictionary. Listen and laugh along... and learn something new!
Play⋅ 93⋅ 24 ⋅6 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 25 min ⋅ Jan 2021 Get Email Contact
7. The Dictionary
It's the English Dictionary read by Spencer Parks.
Play⋅ 92⋅ 82 ⋅5 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 31 min ⋅ May 2021 Get Email Contact
8. 8 Minute English Podcast By Hood Dictionary
Your Daily Dose of The English Language, Made possible by your friends at Hood dictionary. Listen to our podcasts suitable for beginners and advanced learners. Improve your listening comprehension and develop your vocabulary. Each episode has a transcript and interactive exercise to help you understand and grasp the English language.
Play⋅ 1 ⋅ Aug 2021 Get Email Contact
9. Word of the Day
The huge Amazon Alexa hit Word of the Day is now available as a podcast! Word of the Day teaches you a useful word, its definition, etymology, and gives you examples of how to use it in a sentence. A new word each and every day! Perfect for those looking to expand their vocabulary, learning English and looking for a boost and anyone who loves words.
Play 7 episodes / week ⋅ Avg Length 1 min ⋅ Mar 2018 Get Email Contact
10. 5 Minute English Vocabulary
The 5 Minute English Vocabulary podcast makes vocabulary learning effortless. Improve your English Vocabulary by just listening to the podcast every day for a week. This podcast is designed for English learners at an intermediate or advanced level.
Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 8 min Get Email Contact
11. Oxford Wordpower Dictionary
Oxford Wordpower Dictionary
Play 1 episode / day ⋅ Avg Length 260 min Get Email Contact
Learn a new English word daily and enhance your vocabulary. Words sourced from dictionary.com. Created using.
Play 1 episode / month Get Email Contact
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|Science Friday And Wnyc Studios||wnycstudios.org/story/introvert-the-invention-of-a-type/||20|
|Word Of The Day||anchor.fm/word-of-the-day/episodes/Germinant-e1ueqtu||20|
|Cori And Laura||buzzsprout.com/1615783/7301755-episode-1-the-best-words.mp3||20|
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