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Wordbook is an offline English-English dictionary application powered by WordNet and eSpeak.


  • Fully offline after initial data download
  • Pronunciations
  • Random Word
  • Live Search
  • Double click to search
  • Dark mode



GTK3/libadwaita until 0.2.0, GTK4/libadwaita since 0.4.0.

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Mobile Fit: 5

Perfect - this app fits your phone screen just fine out of the box and works nicely with touch input!

Project status: mature

This project has been in development for a long time and is usually well beyond its 1.0 release. It should work fine.


Connectivity: This app requires internet on first-run, e.g., to download content necessary for operation.

 Every feature of this app can be accessed via touch screen, no mouse or keyboard needed.

 This app is (according to its appstream metadata or description) intended to be compatible with mobile devices.


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Packaging status

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Build and install your own flatpak: https://raw.githubusercontent.com/mufeedali/Wordbook/main/build-aux/flatpak/dev.mufeed.Wordbook.Devel.json

If you're lucky*, you can install this app by just hitting this button:


* You need to have an appstream:// handler, e.g., GNOME Software or KDE Discover, installed and the app needs to be available in a configured software repository, more details.

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Licensing and technical details

License: GPL-3.0-or-later Metadata: CC0-1.0

Frameworks: GTK4 libadwaita

Programming languages: Python

Build system: meson

AppStream Metadata URL: https://raw.githubusercontent.com/mufeedali/Wordbook/main/data/dev.mufeed.Wordbook.metainfo.xml.in.in