Howjsay English Pronunciation

486 reviews
Content rating
Everyone 10+
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About this app

Make embarrassing mispronunciations a thing of the past with the world’s most accurate and comprehensive pronunciation dictionary. Unlike other apps no synthetic pronunciation is used, with every word carefully researched and individually recorded.

"What I love is it uses a real human voice for audio playback, and has words for pronunciation that my dictionary apps don't even have for definitions."
"I feel like I now have a secret, powerful, linguistic advantage!"
"This is one of my top 5 most useful apps"

✔ Auto-complete with over 175,000 words
✔ Search on-line to retrieve latest additions to the dictionary.
✔ Comprehensive dictionary including medical, legal, scientific, industry jargon and even current affairs and names
✔ Accurate pronunciation of heteronyms (words which are spelled the same but pronounced differently depending on context) e.g, tear, dove, close, live, alternate, etc
✔ 1,000 word history accessible offline
✔ Clear history / delete individual words

Note: An Internet connection is required to download the audio and perform new searches, as the howjsay database is too large to download and is being continuously updated.
Updated on
Jun 23, 2023

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Ratings and reviews

456 reviews
A Google user
February 14, 2020
The first Howjsay was had a hyperlink to a dictionary to see the definition. Wish you would again include. I read a great deal. Whenever I came across a word I didn't recognize, I would 'look it up' I have a very large written vocabulary, but found myself vocally changing the perfect adjective for a more common one, since I was not positive as to pronunciation. Now I am. Thank you...your product is very useful. Carol
36 people found this review helpful
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A Google user
May 1, 2019
I'm downgrading my rating of this app. it keeps giving error messages. I paid for this app. After the uninstall, it didn't recognize that I already paid for it and was asking me to pay again! What! [Excellent app. It opened my eyes and ears to correct pronunciation of words I was mispronouncing before. There are pronunciations for British, American, as well as French, etc. It is also very handy that there is definition available.]
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Fredj King
September 20, 2023
People are leaving reviews stating that the app does not show a definition of the word, you want pronounced! This is not correct! Once the word is pronounced, press on the word, options will then pop up, press on define, and you will be taken to the definition of the word. Great app.
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