Larousse is one of the world leaders in dictionaries.
This application by Larousse allows the user to consult one of the most important French dictionaries on the market today.
Whether it is to check a spelling or conjugation, or to find a definition, synonym or quote, this dictionary meets all your daily needs.
•A dictionary of 90,000 words and abbreviations
•More than 135,000 definitions, with every nuance of meaning
•Etymology and detailed notes clarify the use of a word in a phrase to ensure it is always correctly employed
•140,000 synonyms, homonyms and antonyms
•34,000 phrases and locutions
•9,000 quotes by French and foreign authors
•6,000 useful entries to avoid common language pitfalls (spelling, grammar, pronunciation, tricky conjugations, nuances of meaning, good usage…)
In addition: conjugation of every French verb, in every tense and mood.
Quick and accessible at any moment, you can install the application on your iPhone or iPod Touch, even without an internet connection.
Larousse Mobile, a whole library in your pocket!
Attention: this title is a monolingual dictionary, being in French exclusively.
Please note: this dictionary is a specialist language dictionary and does not include proper nouns.

What's New

Version 3.4

Minor bug fixed on iPad

Ratings and Reviews

3.7 out of 5

12 Ratings

12 Ratings

Not what I expected


Bad UI (too much graphics and bad sizes) and no option for offline pronunciation.



This is a fantastic dictionary with a huge number of entries. Just be aware that the Larousse is French-French only and consequently best suited for advanced students of the language. In addition to the definitions, the Larousse provides idiomatic expressions (e.g. if you look up 'faire' you will also find "s'en faire," "se faire," etc., which is incredibly helpful), synonyms, usage notes (difficultés), word origins, and, where applicable, quotations containing the word you're looking up. Finding words is easy even if you don't know the exact spelling, as the app offers a list of possible matches as soon as you begin typing a few letters in the search field. A truly amazing plus is that this list will include reflexive forms, which can differ greatly in meaning, so once you look for 'facher,' the dictionary will list 'se facher' as a separate entry. For every verb, full conjugation tables in all tenses are also included. Whether you're reading Charlie Hebdo or Maupassant, you will find every word you need here. If you don't, chances are it's either misspelled in your source or a recent neologism. Internet access is required for the pronunciations, but if you are at the level where a monolingual dictionary is useful to you, chances are you no longer need them all that often. All other features are available off-line. An incredibly deep resource for only a few bucks more than your average app.

Great dico! Amazingly low price.


I've always found an appropriate definition for the word I looked up, and I've been using this app for a year.

I find Larousse to be the best of the Fre-Fre or Fre-Eng applications. I've tried others. Get both Larousses - they're great!

Some of the low-rating reviews on here must be made by people who either have a faulty download or don't know enough French to be ready for a Fr-Fr dico.

I have had this app for about a year and love it. To answer the negative reviews below:
* "sain" and "sain/saine" - they're both on here and correctly defined.
* "puce" - its sense as computer chip is on here.
* crashes - old version hardly ever crashed; new version hasn't crashed once, yet.
* etymologies - the new version has them. Sometimes you have to go to the root word to find it, but most dictionaries direct you to the root word, anyway.
* audio - it's on here.
* word links - they're on here, too.

This dictionary has so many great features with expressions, synonyms, homonyms, and even quotes, that for its price it is a real deal.

For my own Fre-Fre needs, this has provided everything, and at a great price!

I write this review because I love my Larousse apps. I've been using them for a full year. I have no connection to Larousse whatsoever.


Editions Larousse
158 MB
Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
English, French
Age Rating
Rated 4+
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