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Definition of "wordbook" [word•book]

  • A lexicon, vocabulary, or dictionary. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "wordbook" in a sentence
  • "When the Bible is hard to understand, that is an important clue - not that we should get a Bible wordbook and begin looking for words that sound like the name of a president, but that we should instead put effort into learning the relevant languages, history and other such background materials."
  • "In my wordbook objective means “undistorted by emotion or personal bias” and “based on observable phenomena.”"
  • "Some of the sub-directories contain resources for the basic running of OpenOffice. org, such as/database (the default bibliography database),/LastSession (autorecovery after crashes), psprint (printing) and/wordbook (the default dictionary)."