English dictionary


ecarte  — a card game for 2 players; played with 32 cards and king high

eccentric |ɪkˈsentrɪk| — a person with an unusual or odd personality

eccentricity |ˌeksenˈtrɪsəti| — strange and unconventional behavior

ecclesiastic |ɪˌkliːziˈæstɪk| — a clergyman or other person in religious orders

ecclesiastical |ɪˌkliːziˈæstɪkl| — of or associated with a church (especially a Christian Church)

ecclesiology |ɪˌkliːzɪˈɒlədʒi| — the branch of theology concerned with the nature and the constitution and the functions of a church

echelon |ˈeʃəlɑːn| — status in a society or organization

echidna |ɪˈkɪdnə| — a burrowing monotreme mammal covered with spines and having a long snout and claws for hunting ants and termites; native to New Guinea

echinus |ɪˈkaɪnəs| — ovolo molding between the shaft and the abacus of a Doric column

echo |ˈekoʊ| — the repetition of a sound resulting from reflection of the sound waves

echoic |eˈkoʊɪk| — like or characteristic of an echo

echoing |ˈekoʊɪŋ| — (of sounds) repeating by reflection

eclair |ɪˈkler| — oblong cream puff

eclampsia |ɪˈklæmpsiə| — a toxic condition characterized by convulsions and possibly coma during or immediately after pregnancy

eclat |eɪˈklɑː| — enthusiastic approval

eclectic |ɪˈklektɪk| — someone who selects according to the eclectic method

eclecticism |ɪˈklektɪsɪzəm| — making decisions on the basis of what seems best instead of following some single doctrine or style

eclipse |ɪˈklɪps| — one celestial body obscures another

ecliptic |əˈkliptik| — the great circle representing the apparent annual path of the sun; the plane of the Earth's orbit around the sun; makes an angle of about 23 degrees with the equator

eclogue |ˈeklɔːɡ| — a short poem descriptive of rural or pastoral life

ecologic  — characterized by the interdependence of living organisms in an environment

ecological |ˌiːkəˈlɑːdʒɪkl| — characterized by the interdependence of living organisms in an environment

ecologically |ˌiːkəˈlɑːdʒɪkli| — with respect to ecology

ecologist |iˈkɑːlədʒɪst| — a biologist who studies the relation between organisms and their environment

ecology |iˈkɑːlədʒi| — the environment as it relates to living organisms

econometric |ɪˌkɑːnəˈmetrɪk| — of or relating to econometrics

economic |ˌiːkəˈnɑːmɪk| — using the minimum of time or resources necessary for effectiveness

economical |ˌiːkəˈnɑːmɪkl| — using the minimum of time or resources necessary for effectiveness

economically |ˌiːkəˈnɑːmɪkli| — with respect to economic science

economics |ˌiːkəˈnɑːmɪks| — the branch of social science that deals with the production and distribution and consumption of goods and services and their management

economist |ɪˈkɑːnəmɪst| — an expert in the science of economics

economize |ɪˈkɑːnəmaɪz| — use cautiously and frugally

economizer |ɪˈkɑːnəˌmaɪzər| — a frugal person who limits spending and avoids waste

economy |ɪˈkɑːnəmi| — the system of production and distribution and consumption

ecosystem |ˈiːkoʊsɪstəm| — a system formed by the interaction of a community of organisms with their physical environment

ecotourism |ˈiːkoʊtʊrɪzəm| — tourism to exotic or threatened ecosystems to observe wildlife or to help preserve nature

ecru |ˈeɪkruː| — a very light brown

ecstasy |ˈekstəsi| — a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion

ecstatic |ɪkˈstætɪk| — feeling great rapture or delight

ectopic |ekˈtɑːpɪk| — exhibiting ectopia

ectoplasm |ˈektoʊplæzəm| — (spiritualism) a substance supposed to emanate from the body of the medium during a trance

Ecuadoran |ˌekwəˈdɔːrən| — a native or inhabitant of Ecuador

Ecuadorian |ˌekwəˈdɔːriən| — a native or inhabitant of Ecuador

ecumenic |ˌiːkjuːˈmenɪk| — concerned with promoting unity among churches or religions

ecumenical |ˌiːkjuːˈmenɪkl| — concerned with promoting unity among churches or religions

ecumenism |ɪˈkjuːmənɪzəm| — a movement promoting union between religions (especially between Christian churches)

eczema |ɪɡˈziːmə| — generic term for inflammatory conditions of the skin; particularly with vesiculation in the acute stages