ODLT The Online Dictionary of Language Terminology

"This dictionary is a great idea! "
(Steven Pinker, Harvard University)


The ODLT contains concise
explanations of the words
English speakers use
to talk about language



How to use the ODLT

1. Select a letter from the alphabet on the left
(or a topic from the drop-down list).

2. A set of terms will display on the right.

3. Click an item on the right to display its definition.

Last updated: March 25/13