wordbook

[wurd-boo k]

noun

a book of words, usually with definitions, explanations, etc.; a dictionary.
the libretto of an opera.

Nearby words

  1. word-blind,
  2. word-hoard,
  3. word-lore,
  4. word-perfect,
  5. wordage,
  6. wordbreak,
  7. worde,
  8. worde, wynkyn de,
  9. wordie,
  10. wording

Origin of wordbook

First recorded in 1590–1600; word + book

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Examples from the Web for wordbook

  • In the novels and plays of that time a coat was a very important part of a wordbook, for Anna Karenina and Three Sisters.

    Max Mara’s Artistic Twist|Daily Beast Promotions|September 28, 2011|DAILY BEAST


British Dictionary definitions for wordbook

wordbook

noun

a book containing words, usually with their meanings
a libretto for an opera
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