good book

noun, often capitalized G&B

Definition of good book

: bible

Examples of good book in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web

At a time when politics have dominated the national conversation in a way that can often feel overwhelming, the best books of 2016 so far have provided escapism and comfort. Angela Ledgerwood, Esquire, "The 25 Best Books of 2016," 5 Dec. 2016 Or, buy one for yourself and cozy up with a good book next to the glowing orb. Rebecca Shinners, Country Living, "These Magnificent Moon Lanterns Will Light Up Your Home Like Never Before," 16 July 2018 The only thing Sarah Jessica Parker loves more than a good pair of shoes is a good book. Danielle Fox, ELLE Decor, "Sarah Jessica Parker Needs A Bigger Bookcase — And We Have A Few Recommendations," 14 Mar. 2018 Eddie Bauer's Plaid Flannel Throw blanket is perfect for getting cozy on the couch in front of the TV or with a good book. Adam Schubak, Good Housekeeping, "We Figured Out How You Can Buy All Your Christmas Gifts on a $500 Budget," 21 Nov. 2018 The crew also got a number of shout outs, as did snacks, a good book, and cell phones. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "The One Thing Outlander Stars Sam Heughan and Caitriona Balfe Can't Live Without," 1 Oct. 2018 The only better book out there is A Man and His Watch... but I might be biased. Matt Hranek, Condé Nast Traveler, "Traveler's Dad Whisperer on What to Buy for Father's Day," 13 June 2018 Some people like to meditate before bed; others might write in a journal, listen to a podcast, or read a good book. Nina Bahadur, SELF, "I Practiced Perfect Sleep Hygiene for a Week and Here's What Happened," 8 June 2018 Itamar Moses, who won for best book of a musical, was a Yale undergrad. Christopher Arnott, courant.com, "The CT Critics Circle Awards; 'A Band's Visit' Wins 10 Tonys," 14 June 2018

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'good book.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of good book

1651, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about good book

Statistics for good book

Last Updated

12 Jan 2019

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for good book

The first known use of good book was in 1651

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on good book

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with good book

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for good book

Comments on good book

What made you want to look up good book? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

means, resources, or money

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Homophone Quiz

  • three-bears-two-of-them-look-like-theyre-whispering-to-a-third-bear-who-looks-chuffed-to-be-the-center-of-attention
  • In order to judge how people felt, the senator's office hired a firm to take a ______.
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!