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A python wrapper for the Oxford Dictionaries API.

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Oxford Dictionary API Python Wrapper

This is a python wrapper for the Oxford Dictionary API. The Oxford API offers a free plan with up to 3,000 requests per month with ull access to Oxford Dictionaries data, although you will need to register for an API key. Sign up here.


  • git clone
  • cd OxfordAPI
  • python


The code below shows how to quickly get 10 synonyms for a chosen word.

from oxforddictionaries.words import OxfordDictionaries

o = OxfordDictionaries.Oxford(app_id, app_key)

relax = o.get_synonyms("absorb").json()

synonyms = relax['results'][0]['lexicalEntries'][0]['entries'][0]['senses'][0]['synonyms']

for s in range(10):


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  3. Commit your changes: git commit -am 'Add some feature'
  4. Push to the branch: git push origin my-new-feature
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