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Definition of "storybook" [sto•ry•book]

  • A book containing a collection of stories, usually for children. (noun)
  • Occurring in or resembling the style or content of a storybook: storybook characters; a storybook romance. (adjective)

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 "storybook" in a sentence
  • "Yeah, reading a freakin storybook to children while the nation is under attack so the children aren't "scared" is a brillant alternative."
  • "Todd Marchant's return to Edmonton nearly ended in storybook fashion as he scored the apparent game-winner with 68 seconds left in regulation, beating Tommy Salo with a wrist shot."
  • "AUBURN, Alabama (Ticker) -- A career day for Michael Johnson ended in storybook fashion."