bankbook

noun

bank·​book ˈbaŋk-ˌbu̇k How to pronounce bankbook (audio)
: the depositor's book in which a bank records deposits and withdrawals : passbook

Examples of bankbook in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The union argues instead for a reduction in the state sales tax on gas, but those revenues go to the state’s general bankbook. Jeremy Gorner, chicagotribune.com, 2 Feb. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1714, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bankbook was in 1714

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“Bankbook.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bankbook. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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bankbook

noun
bank·​book ˈbaŋk-ˌbu̇k How to pronounce bankbook (audio)
: the depositor's book in which a bank enters deposits and withdrawals

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