Adopt a Word at Wordnik!

Adopt a word at Wordnik and help support our mission of collecting as much data as possible about as many words as possible to share with as many people as possible!

For just $50 $25, less than a dollar fifty cents a week, you can adopt a word — almost any word — for an entire year. You'll also get:

  • Your word linked to your site or Twitter handle!
  • A downloadable, printable certificate commemorating your adoption!
  • Stickers!
  • Send your word to the front of the line for updated data!
  • An 'adopter' badge on your Wordnik user page!
  • Your adoption donation is now tax-deductible!

Adopt your word today!

Questions? Email us! Learn more about our new not-for-profit status here.


  1. Is this a gift?

  2. You & your recipient will be sent a confirmation email.


Please note: we reserve the right to disallow adoption of any word, at Wordnik's sole discretion.