noun di·a·ry \ˈdī-(ə-)rē\

: a book in which you write down your personal experiences and thoughts each day

plural di·a·ries

Full Definition of DIARY

:  a record of events, transactions, or observations kept daily or at frequent intervals :  journal; especially :  a daily record of personal activities, reflections, or feelings
:  a book intended or used for a diary

Examples of DIARY

  1. <has diligently kept a diary since she was 15>

Origin of DIARY

Latin diarium, from dies day — more at deity
First Known Use: 1581

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DIARY Defined for Kids


noun di·a·ry \ˈdī-ə-rē, ˈdī-rē\
plural di·a·ries

Definition of DIARY for Kids

:  a daily written record especially of personal experiences and thoughts
:  a book for keeping a record of experiences and thoughts


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