Dictionary search results

Showing 1-50 of 170 results

book British & World English

A written or printed work consisting of pages glued or sewn together along one side and bound in covers

the book in book British & World English

The telephone directory for the area in which someone lives

e-book British & World English

An electronic version of a printed book which can be read on a computer or a specifically designed handheld device

bank book British & World English

another term for passbook.

Blue Book British & World English

(In the UK) a report bound in a blue cover and issued by Parliament or the Privy Council

brag book British & World English

A scrapbook or photo album intended to show its subject to advantage

make a book in book British & World English

Take bets and pay out winnings on the outcome of a race or other contest or event

book bag British & World English

A bag of a type used to carry books

book club British & World English

another term for book group.

book hand British & World English

A formal style of handwriting as used by professional copiers of books before the invention of printing

book lung British & World English

(In a spider or other arachnid) each of a pair of respiratory organs composed of many fine lamellae. They are situated in the abdomen and have openings on the underside

book page British & World English

A page of a book

cash book British & World English

A book in which receipts and payments of money are recorded

fake book British & World English

A book of music containing the basic chord sequences of jazz or other tunes

open book British & World English

A person or thing that is easily understood or interpreted

rag book British & World English

A book for very small children made of strong cloth that cannot be torn

pre-book British & World English

Book (something) in advance

rule book British & World English

The regulations or standards of behaviour that should be followed in a particular job, organization, or sphere

red book British & World English

The title given to any of various official books of economic or political significance

stud book British & World English

A book containing the pedigrees of horses

herd book British & World English

A book recording the pedigrees of cattle, goats, or other livestock

wish book British & World English

A mail-order catalogue

block-book British & World English

Book (a large quantity of tickets, seats, hotel rooms, etc.) at the same time

black book British & World English

A book containing a list of secret contacts, or of the names of people liable to be punished

Beige Book British & World English

A summary and analysis of economic activity and conditions, prepared with the aid of reports from the district Federal Reserve Banks and issued by the central bank of the Federal Reserve for its policy makers before a Federal Open Market Committee meeting

book group British & World English

A group of people who meet regularly to discuss books that all members of the group have read

book-loving British & World English

Fond of reading books

book token British & World English

A voucher which can be exchanged for books costing up to a specified amount

book value British & World English

The value of a security or asset as entered in a firm’s books

closed book in closed British & World English

A subject or person about which one knows nothing

closed book British & World English

A subject or person about which one knows nothing

emblem book British & World English

A book of a kind popular in medieval and Renaissance Europe, containing drawings accompanied by allegorical interpretations

double-book British & World English

Inadvertently reserve (something, especially a seat or a hotel room) for two different customers or parties at the same time

field book British & World English

A book in which a surveyor writes down measurements and other technical notes taken in the field

order book British & World English

A book in which orders are entered as they are received by a business, especially regarded as a measure of the organization’s success

muster book British & World English

A book in which military personnel were registered

phone book British & World English

A telephone directory

phrase book British & World English

A book for people visiting a foreign country, listing useful expressions in the language of the country together with their equivalent in the visitor’s own language

sealed book British & World English

archaic term for closed book (see closed).

prompt book British & World English

An annotated copy of a play for the use of a prompter during a performance

ration book British & World English

An official document entitling the holder to a ration of food, clothes, or other goods

prayer book British & World English

A book containing the forms of prayer regularly used in Christian worship, especially a Book of Common Prayer

pillow book British & World English

(In Japanese classical literature) a type of private journal or diary

stock book British & World English

A book used by a business to keep records of quantities of goods acquired, held in stock, and disposed of

trade book British & World English

A book published by a commercial publisher and intended for general readership

Yellow Book British & World English

An illustrated literary periodical published quarterly in the UK between 1894 and 1897, associated with the Aesthetic Movement. Often controversial, it contained contributions from writers including Max Beerbohm, Henry James, Edmund Gosse, Arnold Bennett, and H. G. Wells. The art editor was Aubrey Beardsley

white book British & World English

A book of rules, standards, or records, especially an official government report, bound in white

address book British & World English

A book for recording the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of friends, acquaintances, etc.


Page: 1 2 3 4