wordpool

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compound formed from word +‎ pool.

Noun[edit]

wordpool (plural wordpools)

  1. (education) A random collection of words, used as inspiration for writing.
    • 1998, Ruth Gairns, Stuart Redman, True to life: English for adult learners
      Give the example first and make it clear that learners can use the same word from the wordpool in different sentences and can use the same word twice...
    • 2008, Brigid Lowry, Juicy Writing[1], ISBN 1741750482, page 58:
      A wordpool can contain big or small words, foreign words, misspelled words, anything your heart desires.