'Roget's Thesaurus' is the world's most famous and trusted word finder and has now sold over 32 million copies worldwide. The indispensable desk companion for generations of speakers and writers of English, it is essential for anyone who wants to improve their command, creative use and enjoyment of English. It remains, definitively, a writer's best friend.
This new edition has been substantially revised and updated throughout. It contains new features, such as panels to mark groups of vocabulary, including signs of the zodiac, cocktails and phobias, as well as elucidating the origins of familiar quotations that have become part of everyday use. In addition, it includes hundreds of recently coined words and expressions, from "broadband" to "mockney".