Lumiappaday #264: Urban Dictionary demoed on the Nokia Lumia 900

| August 5, 2012 | 18 Replies


Urban Dictionary is a site for colloquial/slang words/phrases. This is that site in app form.

It’s useful for searching unusual terminology that won’t appear yet on traditional dictionaries (such as internet terminology), or known terminology with more ‘humorous’ definitions submitted by users.


#264) Urban Dictionary 

Price:  Free



Developer Blurb:


(See change history towards the bottom)

Learn the slang of the interwebs!

Urban Dictionary 7 is a Windows Phone application that lets you browse the content of the site. That site collects definitions for various slang, pop-culture and “internet” terms.


Also, enjoy “Urban Zen” – an almost hypnotic slideshow of dictionary terms and images.


Urban Dictionary 7 is unoffcial – it is not affiliated with the site.


Vote for what new features you want to see (in the app)


If you want an ad-free version of the app, there’s one in the marketplace called “Urban Dictionary 7 Ad Free”.


Version History:

New in 2.5:

We introduced a bunch of bugs with the previous release. Hopefuly we fixed them.


New in 2.4:

* Bug/crash fixes.

* Temporarily removed the year pane on the panorama.


New in 2.3:

* Autocomplete when searching added – as requested in the in-app poll.

New in 2.2:

*More Urban zen tweaks. Made it faster. You can also now pin Urban Zen to the Start screen,


New in 2.1:

*Urban Zen has been very popular. We added sharing and pause/continue functionality to it.

*[Paid version only] You can see the definition on the “back” of the live tile now.

*The profanity filter was filtering out too many words. We removed them.

*Perf work/bug fixes.

New in 2.0:

*Mango (Windows Phone 7.5) enabled application!

*Urban Zen – a pretty slidshow that mashes up Urban Dictionary with Bing Images is now available.

*Crash fixes

*Hide the panorama image from the settings.

*Submit new terms.


Design: 8

Usability: 8

Performance: 9

Price: 10


Category: Applications, Lumiappaday, Windows Phone

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