Simple Definition of album
: a book with blank pages in which you put a collection of photographs, stamps, etc.
: a long musical recording on a record, CD, etc., that usually includes a set of songs
Full Definition of album
1 a : a book with blank pages used for making a collection (as of autographs, stamps, or photographs) b : a cardboard container for a phonograph record : jacket c : one or more recordings (as on tape or disc) produced as a single unit <a 2-CD album>
2 : a collection usually in book form of literary selections, musical compositions, or pictures : anthology
Examples of album
She played a track from the group's latest album.
<a special anniversary album of his poetry published 100 years after his death>
Origin of album
Latin, a white tablet, from neuter of albus
First Known Use: 1612
ALBUM Defined for Kids
Definition of album
1 : a book with blank pages in which to put a collection (as of photographs, stamps, or autographs)
2 : one or more recordings (as on tape or disk) produced as a single collection
Medical Definition of album
—see prontosil album
Learn More about album
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up album? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).