This question already has an answer here:

Is there a way to write a dictionary using LaTeX: that is, how do you construct the shape of the paragraphs so that they look like so-called hanging paragraphs and that there is a certain spacing between them, i.e. two dictionary entries?

marked as duplicate by Andrew Swann, Stefan Pinnow, ebosi, Mico, gernot Feb 7 '17 at 9:49

This question has been asked before and already has an answer. If those answers do not fully address your question, please ask a new question.

  • 2
    Yes but this question is really too broad for this format, and could be closed for that reason. You can use a latex list with suitable settings for indent or you can (with care) use the tex primitives \hangindent and \parskip. But not all dictionaries use the same style so you really need to ask a question about a specific layout. – David Carlisle Sep 9 '13 at 11:59
  • 2
    tex.stackexchange.com/a/58218/586 may be of interest. – Torbjørn T. Sep 9 '13 at 14:00

Here Typesetting a Dictionary with LaTeX you can find some code and discussion about this kind of work with LaTeX.

  • 5
    Link seems to be broken. – Bach Sep 5 '15 at 19:11

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.