Welcome to the new Merriam-Webster's Word Central now reprogrammed for superior word power and language fun.

Introducing…Alpha-bot! The word-spelling robot hosts the latest amazing word game and challenges spellers of all ages.

Greetings younger humanoids!


Please follow these word-to-word trajectories for the ultimate Word Central experience:

  • Test your verbal sensors with two great games—Robo-Bee and BIGbot
  • Share your own word creations and definitions at the turbo-charged Build Your Own Dictionary
  • Give your vocabulary a growth spurt with Merriam-Webster's Online Student Thesaurus

. . . and once you've examined the nuts and bolts of our new design and content, tell us what you think!