coloring book


: a book of line drawings for coloring (as with crayons)

Example Sentences

I bought my son a new coloring book.
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Word History

First Known Use

1849, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of coloring book was in 1849

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Cite this Entry

“Coloring book.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

Kids Definition

coloring book


: a book of line drawings for coloring (as with crayons)
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