Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Chronicles

play
noun plural but singular in construction Chron·i·cles \ˈkrä-ni-kəlz\

Definition of Chronicles

  1. :  either of two historical books of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture —called also Paralipomenon — see bible table



1535

First Known Use of chronicles

1535



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Chronicles? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to proceed clumsily or ineffectually

Get Word of the Day daily email!