Definition of bookmark in English:
1A strip of leather, cardboard, or other material used to mark one’s place in a book.
- It contains books, journals, little cards and bookmarks.
- In the vain hope that if she ignored him, he might go away, she took out her book again, opening it to where her bookmark had marked her spot.
- She stared at the shut door for a moment, before putting the supermarket receipt she used as a bookmark in to mark her place and carefully closing the book.
1.1A record of the address of a website, file, or other data made to enable quick access in future.
- They will cost you time, though, because you access your bookmarks via an Internet connection.
- Now a new, free, service aims to provide users with personal website directories enabling them to access their bookmarks from any PC in the world.
- That means Web page bookmarks, stock lists, and weather settings have to be stored on the PC rather than the player.
verb[with object] Back to top
Record the address of (a website, file, etc.) to enable quick access in future: if you think politics is the ultimate game, be sure to bookmark eVote
More example sentences
- Web pages that users bookmarked did not match the most-popular sites visited as a whole from the group.
- But as we've already explored, bookmarking pages within an application is generally discouraged.
- Perhaps you could try bookmarking the login page in case that stops working again.
Definition of bookmark in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.