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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. captious: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. captious: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. captious: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. captious: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. captious: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. Captious, captious: Wordnik [home, info]
  7. captious: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  8. captious: Wiktionary [home, info]
  9. captious: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  10. captious: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  11. captious: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. captious: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Captious, captious: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. captious: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. captious: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. Captious: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. captious: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  18. captious: Rhymezone [home, info]
  19. Captious: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  20. captious: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  21. captious: Stammtisch Beau Fleuve Acronyms [home, info]
  22. captious: Hutchinson's Dictionary of Difficult Words [home, info]
  23. captious: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. captious: Hutchinson Dictionaries [home, info]
  25. captious: The Phrontistery - A Dictionary of Obscure Words [home, info]
  26. captious: Luciferous Logolepsy [home, info]
  27. captious: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  28. captious: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  29. captious: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  30. captious: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  31. Captious: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. CAPTIOUS: Shakespeare Glossary [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. captious: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. captious: A Word A Day [home, info]
  2. captious: Wordcraft Dictionary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. captious: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (captious)

adjective:  tending to find and call attention to faults ("A captious pedant")

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