[noht-boo k]


a book of or for notes.
a book or binder of blank, often ruled, pages for recording notes, especially one used by students in class.
a book in which promissory notes are entered, registered, recorded, etc.
a small, lightweight laptop computer.

Origin of notebook

First recorded in 1570–80; note + book Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for notebook

pad, binder, diary, journal, daybook, log, workbook, blotter

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British Dictionary definitions for notebook



a book for recording notes or memoranda
a book for registering promissory notes
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Word Origin and History for notebook

1570s, from note + book (n.).

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