What’s This Site All About?

WhatDoesThatMean.com is a free, user-built dictionary of English idioms, buzzwords, and catch phrases from around the world. There are a number of ways for you to use this site.

As a Visitor

As a Visitor to this site, you can Search for phrases and words using the Search box under the site logo. You can also Browse entries by clicking the links at the top of the page or at the side of the page, and then clicking on the word that represents the category you’re interested in. For example, if you want to learn some Canadian idioms, click the word Canada.


To be able to post your own questions to the site, you must first register. Simply look for the Submit a Question link, and fill in the appropriate fields.

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Reporting Problems, Bad Links, Or Making Suggestions

If you find an entry that is incorrect, contains a bad link (i.e., one that does not lead a user where it is supposed to go), we encourage you to contact us!