The article includes: 1) the presentation of the attitude of the main editors, i.e. Witold Doroszewski and Mieczyslaw Szymczak, towards dialectic vocabulary in analyzed dictionaries of standard Polish; 2) the description of the ambiguity of the notion 'dialectic vocabulary' ( - in basic meaning, it is applied referring to country dialects, - in the broader sense, it includes country dialects and regionalisms, urban language variations and social vocabulary); 3) the analysis of the gathered material, including particularly the quantity and quality differences in the way dialectic vocabulary is presented in both dictionaries; 4) general conclusions from the comparison of the capacity of dialectic lexis in the 'Polish Language Dictionary' ed. by W. Doroszewski (SJPDOR) and in the 'Polish Language Dictionary' ed. by M. Szymczak (SJPSZYM).
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