In May 2020, after more than eight years of posting definitions for some of the words and phrases used in the Dilbert comic strip, I decided it was enough. There are definitions and explanations for more than 3,000 strips, which should be sufficient to aid someone who wants to learn common business expressions.

In February 2023, Andrews McMeel Universal, the publisher of the Dilbert comic strip, terminated the Dilbert website in response to comments by Scott Adams, Dilbert’s creator.

While the Dilbert comic strips are no longer available online, I am keeping the site available as I did put in many hours of work in creating and maintaining it.

Dilbert is good for learning… more

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Explanations for words & phrases in Dilbert

Sunday, May 24, 2020

No special vocabulary for Sunday

Monday, May 25, 2020


Old fashion word for hitting someone.


Cause someone to have bad luck.

Tuesday, May 26, 2020


Believe that mystical powers can control things.


Karma is a religious/spiritual concept from India where if you do good things, good things will happen to you (and if you do bad things, bad things will happen to you).

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

No special vocabulary for Wednesday

Thursday, May 28, 2020

No special vocabulary for Thursday

Friday, May 29, 2020

No special vocabulary for Friday

Saturday, May 30, 2020


Proteins in the blood that counteract foreign substances like a virus.