Definition of Filofax in English:

Filofax

Syllabification: Fi·lo·fax
Pronunciation: /ˈfīlōˌfaks, ˈfiləˌ-
 
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noun

trademark
  • A loose-leaf notebook for recording appointments, addresses, and notes.
    More example sentences
    • I so need to sort out driving lessons, but until I get my provisional licence back (it having been within the Filofax I left at a friends seven weeks ago) then I can't even get started on that score.
    • Most likely it's because I'm on somebody's Rolodex or in their Filofax, and I think I know whose - a diplomat I knew and liked in the US, and who later had a spell at Buckingham Palace.
    • This year alone I've lost a Filofax, a camera and my wallet, and every one of those items has been returned.

Origin

1930s: representing a colloquial pronunciation of file of facts.

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