note·​pad | \ ˈnōt-ˌpad How to pronounce notepad (audio) \

Definition of notepad

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pad, tablet

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Examples of notepad in a Sentence

I wrote down her number on my notepad. used a different notepad for each class's notes

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Kardashian West is taking the trend in a slightly new direction however, with her monochromatic down-to-the-notepad selfie. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, "Somehow Kim Kardashian West Makes Writer’s Block Look Sexy," 3 May 2019 Take a notepad along on a vacation with friends and hit all the high notes at one time. Tribune Content Agency,, "Horoscope for June 28, 2019: Happy birthday John Cusack; Capricorn; keep the bar set at a realistic level," 28 June 2019 Anyone keeping track of celebrities taking the plunge and opting for the chop recently, it’s time to reach for that notepad again. Lucy Wood, Marie Claire, "Emily Ratajkowski Debuted a Stunning Long Bob Haircut at the Tony Awards," 10 June 2019 Arriving in the afternoon, Mr. Ali sat in the breakfast room sketching in his notepad. Katherine Clarke, WSJ, "Muhammad Ali’s Former L.A. Mansion Lists for $17 Million," 16 Jan. 2019 Marques did not schedule the sentencing at Tuesday’s hearing, during which Rosario also asked to have the judge removed from his case, writing a motion to disqualify Marques on a notepad at the defense table. Gal Tziperman Lotan,, "A year after guilty verdict, sentencing for man facing death penalty remains unscheduled," 16 May 2018 Each page is lined, but not with the typical notepad style. Roy Berendsohn, Popular Mechanics, "My Favorite Little Notebook Costs $4 And Just Might Change Your Life," 22 Nov. 2018 Consider bringing a pen and notepad or electronic device with you. Catherine Denial, Teen Vogue, "How to Build Relationships with Teachers: Advice from College Professors," 11 Oct. 2018 In particular, the pens, paper clips and notepads at the office! Mandy Major, Woman's Day, "Cool, Small Ways to Create an Eco-Friendly Office," 20 Apr. 2011

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First Known Use of notepad

1922, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of notepad was in 1922

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English Language Learners Definition of notepad

: sheets of paper that are attached at one end and used for writing notes

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an act or instance of editing or removing

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