Definition of guidebook in English:


Syllabification: guide·book
Pronunciation: /ˈgīdˌbo͝ok


  • A book of information about a place, designed for the use of visitors or tourists.
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    • Outside, office workers are hurrying home and the city's more adventurous tourists, guidebooks open at the Where to Eat page, are out hunting a restaurant for dinner.
    • Tourist industry guidebooks always tell you to tip handsomely.
    • Tourist guidebooks are full of stories about the tricks that rickshaw drivers pull on unsuspecting tourists.
    guide, travel guide, travelogue, vade mecum; field guide; companion, handbook, directory
    informal bible

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