Noah Webster is credited with compiling, editing, and publishing the first English dictionary in America. Samuel Johnson's 'Dictionary of the English language' was published in 1755, a full 73 years before Noah Webster's But he was an Englishman. The first dictionary of American English was Noah Webster's. Webster had a problem with English spellings and the disparate pronunciations here in America. ADDITION A brief overview of pre-Johnson dictionaries is here: http://dictionary.reference.com/help/faq/language/t53.html
The First Word of the Dictionary is "A"
Merriam no its not the first word is dictionary.
Webster made the first dictionary!
Aardvark!The aardvark is the first animal listed in the dictionary.
M would be first in the dictionary, not MC.
Dictionary there is an A
Noah Webster published the first dictionary in 1828
the first living creature in the dictionary is an aardvark
The first dictionary was published in 1755 on the 15th of April
When did the word Halloween first appear in the dictionary?
the first person to make a dictionary was george lopes
the first dictionary was written by Daniel Webster
The first dictionary of English idioms appeared in the late nineteenth century. It was published after the first edition of the "Oxford English Dictionary."
The first English dictionary was written by Samuel Johnson in 1755. It was first called the Johnson Dictionary. It wasn't until 173 years later that the Oxford English Dictionary was produced.
1598 An Italian-English Dictionary
The first animal listed in the dictionary is the aardvark, followed by the aardwolf.
My dictionary lists the noun "A", the word for the first letter of the alphabet.
The first American dictionary was published by Noah Webster in 1806. The Merriam brothers were able to secure the right to revise the dictionary.
Tom Hulk, an American author published the first dictionary in 1798s.
Yes. The first dictionary was written by Daniel Webster.
The dictionary definition of a word
The first part of the dictionary was published in 1884