A Simple Extension for VSCode to easily look up words in the Merriam-Webster dictionary. Adapted from Kamesh Kotwani's Google-Search extension.
What it does
If you're not sure about what a word means if you're using it correctly, you can highlight it and look it up in the Merriam-Webster dictionary.
How it works
Simply select the word you want to search, then right click and click on
Search Webster's Dictionary in drop-down menu.
See it in Action
When you select the text and right click you'll see
Search Webster's Dictionary in your drop-down menu
How it opens in browser
If you encounter any issues, please let me know here
As of 2022-07-23 I haven't published this to the vscode marketplace, but you can clone this repo and build it using
vsce to get a
vsix package to install into vscode manually.
To do so, follow these steps:
npm install -g vsce
- Install the package in vscode by running
code --install-extension webster-search-0.0.1.vsix