Definition of diary
1 : a record of events, transactions, or observations kept daily or at frequent intervals : journal; especially : a daily record of personal activities, reflections, or feelings
2 : a book intended or used for a diary
Examples of diary in a Sentence
has diligently kept a diary since she was 15
Recent Examples of diary from the Web
Outfielder Shin-Soo Choo wrote in an online diary entry that tears flowed after Dyson returned to his locker.
Some of your husband's habits (keeping a detailed food and weight diary, for instance) are recommended after surgery as a way to keep the weight off.
Maybe the author of that list would even reach out to thank me for sharing her work and invite me to publish a diary of my summer experiences.
Leeds kept an extraordinarily detailed diary of his frequent déjà experiences, noting 144 episodes over the course of a year.
At this point the diaries evolve from emotional vent to limbering-up exercise to full-on rough drafts for Sedaris’s writing.
There were nearly 20 file cabinets that were filled with her account books, her letters, her diaries, her travel accounts.
But the defense contends there’s no DNA or scientific evidence linking Donna Horwitz to the weapons or the crime scene, and nothing in the diary that cites plans to kill.
The US$69.95 CD-ROM (available for DOS – the Mac version is coming later this year) was released to coincide with the publication of excerpts of Haldeman's diary by Putnam.
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DIARY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of diary for English Language Learners
: a book in which you write down your personal experiences and thoughts each day
DIARY Defined for Kids
Definition of diary for Students
1 : a daily written record especially of personal experiences and thoughts
2 : a book for keeping a record of experiences and thoughts
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