Define is a terminal dictionary script that uses wordnik for definitions. Supports audio pronunciation
A deep, tender, ineffable feeling of affection and solicitude toward a person, such as that arising from kinship, recognition of attractive qualities, or a sense of underlying oneness.
Installing define is easy:
$ sudo pip install define
$ yaourt -S define
$ sudo python setup.py install
You will need an api key from wordnik, get one from developer.wordnik.com and edit the "key" variable inside the scriptAPI key is now included in the script
Notes for Ubuntu 15.04 (may apply to other versions): To enable pip you'll need to add universe to your sources.
$ echo "deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ vivid universe" | sudo tee -a "/etc/apt/sources.list" $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install python-pip
To make use of audio feature if you install with pip. You'll need to install the gstreamer pacakge.
$ sudo apt-get install gstreamer1.0-tools
Audio can be used in define with the -a or --audio flag.
$ define --audio love LOVE: A deep, tender, ineffable feeling of affection and solicitude toward a person, such as that arising from kinship, recognition of attractive qualities, or a sense of underlying oneness. Would you like to hear audio pronunciation? [Y/N] n
Define has the following flags:
-h/--help - Display help and exit.
-a/--audio - Audio pronunciation of keyword.
-t/--thesaurus - Thesaurus results for keyword.
-u/--urban - Search Urban Dictionary for results instead of Wordnik.
-l/--local - Search keywords using local dict and dictd dictionary (NOTE: This currently only works with the gcide dictionary, no other dictionary will work at the moment)