Definition of Filofax in English:

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Filofax

Pronunciation: /ˈfīlōˌfaks/

noun

trademark
A loose-leaf notebook for recording appointments, addresses, and notes.
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.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: Fi·lo·fax

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