Dictionary.com

guidebook

[ gahyd-book ]
/ ˈgaɪdˌbʊk /
Save This Word!

noun
a book of directions, advice, and information, especially for travelers or tourists.
QUIZ
WILL YOU SAIL OR STUMBLE ON THESE GRAMMAR QUESTIONS?
Smoothly step over to these common grammar mistakes that trip many people up. Good luck!
Question 1 of 7
Fill in the blank: I can’t figure out _____ gave me this gift.

Origin of guidebook

First recorded in 1805–15; guide + book

OTHER WORDS FROM guidebook

guidebookish, guidebooky, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use guidebook in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for guidebook

guidebook
/ (ˈɡaɪdˌbʊk) /

noun
a handbook with information for visitors to a place, as a historic building, museum, or foreign countryAlso called: guide
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK