Designed for rapid access, this innovative reference helps the reader find the perfect choice of words to get his/her ideas across with impact and accuracy. Specially created for contemporary writers and speakers, it includes essential definitions and avoids outmoded, useless entries.
About the Author
Barbara Ann Kipfer, Ph.D., is a lexicographer who has authored or compiled more than forty books, including the Dictionary of American Slang (with Robert L. Chapman), The Order of Things, Writer's Digest Flip Dictionary, and the bestselling 14,000 Things to Be Happy About. She received her doctorate in linguistics from England's University of Exeter.