This comprehensive and easy-to-use thesaurus contains over 400,000 synonyms, listed with antonyms where appropriate and covers standard and colloquial English and slang. It lists words closest in meaning first, and includes helpful examples to illustrate the nuances of particular words. Hundreds of newly coined words and expressions are included, from "e-tailing" and "guesstimate" to "chill out" and "snail mail".
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Ros Fergusson is the author of many Penguin Reference titles (including the best-selling Rhyming Dictionary), Martin Manser edited the Chambers Thesaurus and David Pickering is the author of The Penguin Dictionary of First Names. Rosalind Fergusson lives in Newington, Kent. Martin Manser lives Aylesbury, Bucks. David Pickering lives in Buckingham, Bucks.Review:
'[A] pleasingly comprehensive and impeccably presented 21st-century Thesaurus...Full marks to the editors for clarity.' Susan Elkin AMAZON.CO.UK
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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0140514694
Book Description Penguin UK, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 140514694
Book Description Penguin UK, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140514694