Check Dictionary

Find out more about word, its definitions etc.

Valid in these dictionaries

  • TWL/NWL (Scrabble US/CA/TH)
  • SOWPODS/CSW (Scrabble UK / ALL)
  • ENABLE (Words with Friends)

Meaning of major

1 definition found

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: of greater importance or stature or rank; "a major
             artist"; "a major role"; "major highways" [ant: {minor}]
      2: greater in scope or effect; "a major contribution"; "a major
         improvement"; "a major break with tradition"; "a major
         misunderstanding" [ant: {minor}]
      3: greater in number or size or amount; "a major portion (a
         majority) of the population"; "Ursa Major"; "a major portion
         of the winnings" [ant: {minor}]
      4: of the field of academic study in which one concentrates or
         specializes; "his major field was mathematics" [ant: {minor}]
      5: of a scale or mode; "major scales"; "the key of D major"
         [ant: {minor}]
      6: of greater seriousness or danger; "a major earthquake"; "a
         major hurricane"; "a major illness" [ant: {minor}]
      7: of full legal age [ant: {minor}, {nonaged}, {underage}]
      8: of the elder of two boys with the same family name; "Jones
      n 1: a commissioned military officer in the United States Army
           or Air Force or Marines; below lieutenant colonel and above
      2: British statesman who was prime minister from 1990 until 1997
         (born in 1943) [syn: {Major}, {John Major}, {John R. Major},
         {John Roy Major}]
      3: a university student who is studying a particular field as
         the principal subject; "she is a linguistics major"
      4: the principal field of study of a student at a university;
         "her major is linguistics"
      v 1: have as one's principal field of study; "She is majoring in

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

Use this dictionary checker to learn more about a word - find out its meaning and also make sure whether that word is a valid word in any of these dictionaries (used by popular word games). Here is the list of dictionaries it checks for :

  • OCTWL / TWL : The official dictionary for scrabble game in United States, Canada and Thailand.
  • SOWPODS / CSW : UK and the rest of the world uses this dictionary for various word games including scrabble.
  • ENABLE - This is the default dictionary for Words with Friends.

The dictionary checker is also good at solving any issue with a disputed word when you're playing scramble games gainst your friends or family members. As a bonus, you also learn new words while having fun!

Back to Word Unscrambler

Recent articles from our blog :

Note: Feel free to send us any feedback or report on the new look of our site. Thank you for visiting our website.