While reading blogs, company news, and other sorts of information on websites, people often come across with certain words, which they have never heard or used before, and then they try to find and understand the meaning of those typical words in a Dictionary. The dictionary widget Plugins are considered as one of the user friendly plugins and offer convenience and hassle free feeling to viewers, readers and users.

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1. Encyclopedia – Glossary

Encyclopedia is the state of the art WordPress encyclopedia / lexicon / glossary / wiki / dictionary plugin which enables you to create, manage and present a knowledge base, completely fused in your WordPress and fully compatible with all the cool publishing tools you like.

Encyclopedia - Glossary

Encyclopedia – Glossary

2. WordPress Tooltips

WordPress Tooltips is a simple & quick & light & powerful jQuery tooltips solution that help you to add tooltips in post title/post content/post excerpt/post tags/wordpress archive/wordpress menu items/gallery and so on. You can add text, image, link, video, radio, mp4 in tooltips, it can be used as a glossary too.

WordPress Tooltips

WordPress Tooltips

3. Webonary

Webonary gives language groups the ability to put their bilingual or multilingual dictionaries on the web with a minimum of technical help. The SIL Dictionary plugin has several components.

Webonary

Webonary

4. Associative Dictionary

This widget adds a dictionary to your sidebar and displays words from it through ajax calls. All the words in the description are links themselves, so you can keep wandering through the words. If a word has no description, a small form is displayed to make one up.

Associative Dictionary

Associative Dictionary

5. xili-dictionary

xili-dictionary is a dictionary storable in custom post type (CPT) and terms (custom taxonomy) to create, update and translate .po files or .mo files of current theme folder and of current plugins.

xili-dictionary

xili-dictionary

6. Explanatory Dictionary

This plugin is used when there are some words, words expressions or sentences to be explained in the posts or pages of your wordpress blog. It will help the visitors to read the explanations of the words (words expressions, sentences) you need via tooltips. It can also be used as a glossary.

Explanatory Dictionary

Explanatory Dictionary

7. CM Tooltip Glossary

CM Glossary Tooltip is a plugin for WordPress that enables you to parse posts or pages for defined glossary terms, by adding links to a glossary term page that contains the definition of the term used. The CM Glossary Tooltip plugin, when enabled, displays a tooltip containing the definition when users hover over the term.

CM Tooltip Glossary

CM Tooltip Glossary

8. TFD Word of the Day

This is a WordPress Widget that displays an English Word-of-the-Day. It provides a word, along with a definition and an example usage. The actual word is provided by TheFreeDictionary.com to your wordpress blog.

TFD Word of the Day

TFD Word of the Day

9. WebDex

WebDex iti ofera acces instantaneu la 27 de dictionare ale limbii romane. Include widgetul WebDex in blogul sau site-ul tau si vizitatorii tai vor avea acces la aceste dictionare direct din pagina ta.

WebDex

WebDex

10. WikiTip Knowledge Cluster ToolTip

This plugin integrates a tooltip dictionary with terms definitions stored at wikitip.info. Wikitip.info is a WordPress Multisite installation available for subscription of subdomains that are named Knowledge Clusters.

WikiTip Knowledge Cluster ToolTip

WikiTip Knowledge Cluster ToolTip