audiobook

noun
au·​dio·​book | \ ˈȯ-dē-ō-ˌbu̇k How to pronounce audiobook (audio) \

Definition of audiobook

: a recording of a book or magazine being read aloud

Examples of audiobook in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Audible's recent audiobook adaptation, narrated by Gaiman himself, has become one of the most popular shows in the platform's history. Christian Holub, EW.com, 4 Aug. 2022 Lucy Liu is set to lend her voice for her first solo audiobook performance. Lexy Perez, The Hollywood Reporter, 3 Aug. 2022 The membership will include one credit a month to download any audiobook with the ability to download endless titles through the Audible Plus Catalog. Josie Howell | Jhowell@al.com, al, 26 July 2022 Proceeds from the book and audiobook are expected to be donated to charity. Stephanie Petit, PEOPLE.com, 26 July 2022 Higher Ground — Barack and Michelle Obama's production company — signed an exclusive multi-year first-look production deal with Audible, Amazon's audiobook and podcast service. Frank Pallotta, CNN, 22 June 2022 The membership will include one credit a month to download any audiobook with the ability to download endless titles through the Audible Plus Catalog. al, 22 June 2022 The Creepy School Bus audiobook comes out later this year. Dalton Ross, EW.com, 20 June 2022 The audio giant is investing heavily into podcasts and is expanding into audiobooks, with upcoming acquisitions in the space including the AI tech company Sonantic and the audiobook platform Findaway. J. Clara Chan, The Hollywood Reporter, 15 June 2022 See More

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First Known Use of audiobook

1942, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for audiobook

audio- + book entry 1

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8 Aug 2022

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“Audiobook.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/audiobook. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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audiobook

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: a recording of a book being read

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