[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.

Nearby words

  1. note row,
  2. note value,
  3. note verbale,
  4. note-paper,
  5. note-perfect,
  6. notebook computer,
  7. notecase,
  8. noted,
  9. notedly,
  10. noteholder

Origin of notebook

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

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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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