What are the best English urban dictionaries?

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    #1Urban Dictionary

    Urban Dictionary
    Urban Dictionary is a crowdsourced online dictionary of slang words and phrases not typically found in standard dictionaries. Words or phrases on Urban Dictionary may have multiple definitions, usage examples, and tags.
    Websites

    Free

    Alejandro Delgado
    Written on October 10, 2018
    "Best one in this whole list. Has to be the fuinniest, wittiest, and most creative dictionary ever. The fact that real people sent these definitions just make it all the better. The site's randomness also add to its already hilarious content"
  2. 12

    #2Dictionary of American English

    Dictionary of American English

    Dictionary of American English, commonly shorted to DARE, is an online dictionary which offers definitions of words in the English dictionary, as well as slang by region, which can be separated by state. The site also has an interactive map to effectively search for regional terms and words.

    Websites

    Free

    Tyler Andrews
    Written on October 10, 2018
    "interactive map 10/10 accurate definitions 10/10 site overall look 8/10 Only thing I hated about it is the fact that most of the words aren't funny, but then again, it helped me for my English paper!"
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    #3The Free Dictionary

    The Free Dictionary
    The Free Dictionary by Farlex works on and offline and is like getting more than 100 dictionaries in just one place. It includes millions of English definitions, as well as idioms and slang vocabulary. It offers also access to dictionaries in 13 other languages.
    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Rajesh Kapoor
    Written on October 10, 2018
    "The option to other languages makes it easier to use and more exciting to learn more slang from other language :D"
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    #4Dave's ESL Cafe

    Dave's ESL Cafe

    Dave's ESL Cafe is a quick guide on how to effectively understand American slang and is designed to help individuals who are learning and adopting English as a second language.

    Websites

    Free

    Tom Jia
    Written on October 10, 2018
    "Whoever this Dave is, he's a LEGED for making this site for people like us, who want to learn English very goodly!"
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    #5Dictionary.com

    Dictionary.com

    Dictionary.com is an app and website that serves as an online source for English definitions, word origins, synonyms, audio pronunciations, slang phrases, and much more. It works both online and offline.


    Apps

    Web, iOS, Android

    Free

    Virginia Castellanos
    Written on October 10, 2018
    "Conventional words + slang. Better than any dictionary that you can borrow from the library. Very reliable and easy to use"
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    #6American Slang Dictionary

    American Slang Dictionary is a dictionary that defines widely-used slang words. The site consists of the words themselves, as well as quick definitions of each.

    Websites

    Free

    Yang Lee
    Written on October 10, 2018
    "Quick and simple. Also to the point, but the words are few. Still helpful, but you arent going to find everything here. So use this to quickly learn the few words present, then move on to somewhere else."
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    #7The Online Slang Dictionary

    The Online Slang Dictionary

    The Online Slang Dictionary is a free online dictionary which provides definitions and etymologies for most slang words. The site has been active since 1996

    Websites

    Free

    Aditya Rodrigues
    Written on October 10, 2018
    "It's one of the oldest dict sites on the net. I've seen my older bro use this one when he was still in college 7 years ago, so it most likely has most of the definitions you need!"
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    #8Slang City

    Slang City

    Slang City is a website which offers explanations, definitions, and in some cases, origins of most widely-used North American slang. The site is useful for those who want to learn the American slang to improve conversational skills.

    Websites

    Free

    Ai Gong
    Written on October 10, 2018
    "Site looks weird, like it was made by a kid, but the site is a lot like UD in terms of content. Very helpful and cool"

Summary

Best What are the best English urban dictionaries
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Urban DictionaryWebsites 19 Free
2Dictionary of American EnglishWebsites 12 Free
3The Free DictionaryApps 9 Free
4Dave's ESL CafeWebsites 3 Free
5Dictionary.com Apps 2 Free
6American Slang DictionaryWebsites 2 Free
7The Online Slang DictionaryWebsites 1 Free
8Slang CityWebsites 1 Free
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