date·​book | \ ˈdāt-ˌbu̇k How to pronounce datebook (audio) \
plural datebooks

Definition of datebook

: 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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“Datebook.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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: a small book or calendar in which people write dates, appointments, etc., that they have planned or scheduled

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