[ yeer-boo k ]
/ ˈyɪərˌbʊk /


a book published annually, containing information, statistics, etc., about the past year: an encyclopedia yearbook.
a book published by the graduating class of a high school or college, containing photographs of class members and commemorating school activities.

Origin of yearbook

First recorded in 1580–90; year + book Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for yearbook

/ (ˈjɪəˌbʊk) /


an almanac or reference book published annually and containing details of events of the previous year
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