bankbook

noun
bank·​book | \ ˈbaŋk-ˌbu̇k How to pronounce bankbook (audio) \

Definition of bankbook

: the depositor's book in which a bank records deposits and withdrawals : passbook

First Known Use of bankbook

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 31 Jul. 2021.

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bankbook

noun

English Language Learners Definition of bankbook

: a book in which a bank customer keeps a record of the money added to and taken from a bank account

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