datebook

noun date·book \ ˈdāt-ˌbu̇k \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of datebook

plural datebooks
: a small book or calendar in which one writes planned or scheduled dates, appointments, etc.
  • Open my datebook to any day of the week and it's the same story: My daughter is running in a cross-country meet and my younger son is playing baseball.
  • —Joyce Maynard
also : a place on a computer or other device for entering similar information
  • … pull out your calendars or your digital datebook and mark Aug. 20 on your calendar because the MuckFest 5k is coming to town.
  • —Rachel Wittrock

First Known Use of datebook

1884

in the meaning defined above

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