The Chambers Dictionary has more definitions and sells more copies than any other single-volume hardback English dictionary
Chambers is one of the world's most respected dictionary publishers, appealing particularly to word lovers and those who revel in all the quirks of the English language. Its extensive list of innovative language and reference titles includes the renowned Brewer's list of endlessly browsable dictionaries of phrase and fable, and covers English-language dictionaries and thesauruses for every level of user from school to crossword fan, from English learner to student of slang. Meticulously researched and expertly written, the highly acclaimed Chambers range has been at the forefront of presenting knowledge and learning in an engaging and accessible way since it was first established in the 19th century.
The traditional favourite dictionary of every serious cryptic solver and setter based in the UK The most human of dictionaries Chambers stands out like a baroque mansion in a city of faceless concrete Chambers is an open door to words at their wittiest, most rooted, most revealing, and most powerful A page a day keeps the doddypolls at bay The Chambers Dictionary is the most useful and diverting single-volume word-hoard available--Telegraph Chambers is a marvel of wit, clarity and practicality--Observer For many years now, Chambers have had a stronghold on the word game market. This dictionary is a pure delight to browse--www.word-buff.com A monument to lexicographic excellence... radical, innovative and different--Independent