bankbook

[ bangk-boo k ]
/ ˈbæŋkˌbʊk /
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noun

a book held by a depositor in which a bank enters a record of deposits and withdrawals.

Nearby words

  1. bank statement,
  2. bank swallow,
  3. bank-and-turn indicator,
  4. banka,
  5. bankable,
  6. banked,
  7. banker,
  8. banker's acceptance,
  9. banker's bill,
  10. banker's check

Origin of bankbook

First recorded in 1705–15; bank2 + book

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British Dictionary definitions for bankbook

bankbook

/ (ˈbæŋkˌbʊk) /

noun

a book held by depositors at certain banks, in which the bank enters a record of deposits, withdrawals, and earned interestAlso called: passbook
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