picture-book

adjective pic·ture-book
|Updated on: 14 Aug 2018

Definition of picture-book

: suitable for or suggestive of a picture book: such as

First Known Use of picture-book

1922

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picture book

noun

Definition of picture book

: a book that consists wholly or chiefly of pictures

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First Known Use of picture book

1699

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PICTURE-BOOK Defined for English Language Learners

picture-book

Definition of picture-book for English Language Learners

  • : very pretty or charming : like a picture in a picture book


picture book

Definition of picture book for English Language Learners

  • : a book that has many pictures and is usually for children


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