Oxford Dictionaries API

Enhance your app with our world-renowned dictionary data.


The Oxford Dictionary API give you access to dictionary content in multiple languages including English, Spanish, Urdu, Malay and more.

Terms of Service

The terms of service can be found here https://developer.oxforddictionaries.com/api-terms-and-conditions


You will need to sign up to the service to retrieve your app key and ID https://developer.oxforddictionaries.com/?tag=#plans

You will then be able to find your application details here https://developer.oxforddictionaries.com/admin/applications

Data can then be requested with the app_key and the app_id

curl -X GET --header "Accept: application/json" --header "app_id: 02a1491e" --header "app_key: e6a643b2e3b847760024c00959dc0e69" "https://od-api.oxforddictionaries.com:443/api/v1/entries/en/ace"