record book


: a book that has records of the best or most remarkable performances or achievements in a particular sport or activity
usually used figuratively
His long jump earned him a place in the record book.
That game was one for the record books.

Examples of record book in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But the Vikings hadn’t won one since 2018, according to the record book. Don Norcross, San Diego Union-Tribune, 21 Apr. 2024 But to continue that climb and join Wade at the top of the Heat’s record book for various categories, Adebayo needs to continue playing for the Heat. Anthony Chiang, Miami Herald, 17 Feb. 2024 Florida: Steve Spurrier to Ron Zook Spurrier rewrote the SEC record book and turned Florida into a title-winning powerhouse before leaving for the NFL following the 2001 season. Paul Myerberg, USA TODAY, 11 Jan. 2024 The University of South Florida men’s basketball team has been rewriting the program’s record book. Tom Layberger, Forbes, 26 Feb. 2024 And there are the people tasked with updating the NBA’s All-Star record book. Tim Reynolds, USA TODAY, 19 Feb. 2024 Cage’s fingerprints remain everywhere in the San Diego State record book. Bryce Miller, San Diego Union-Tribune, 18 Jan. 2024 Buckmaster’s score of 210 inches qualifies it as the new No. 1 women’s crossbow buck in the Buckmaster’s record book, according to Hughes. Outdoor Life, 18 Oct. 2023 From spooky sharks to Benjamin Franklin to head-tilting puppies, our top stories of 2023 are ones for the record book. Monica Cull, Discover Magazine, 26 Dec. 2023

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“Record book.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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