scrap·​book | \ˈskrap-ˌbu̇k \

Definition of scrapbook 

: a blank book in which various items (such as newspaper clippings or pictures) are collected and preserved

Examples of scrapbook in a Sentence

My mother keeps a scrapbook of all the articles I've ever written.

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Insult to injury: Jason made Becca a damn scrapbook of all their good times together and gives it to her. Christopher Rosa, Glamour, "The Bachelorette Season 14 Episode 9 Recap: Tears, Thailand, and Fantasy Suites," 23 July 2018 Heyward keeps his mission letter from 20 years ago in a scrapbook. Brady Mccombs, Fox News, "No more snail mail: Mormons to receive mission calls online," 6 Sep. 2018 Maybe, but Zwolinski's scrapbook provides pretty good proof of his connection to the painting. Jim Stingl, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Stingl: Marine's long-lost painting turns up at a scrap dealer, but the owner won't let it go," 29 June 2018 Twenty-six scrapbooks and nine final Christmas parties later, on Jan. 19, 2002, Robert John Quinn finally succumbed to his illness. Yvonne Abraham,, "One man’s mission to remember and honor those lost to AIDS," 9 June 2018 Jeff Cravotta Courtesy of UNCC Though Horvath never talked much about war experiences before dying on Memorial Day weekend in 2009, Raven’s grandmother put together a scrapbook of testimony and letters. Lawrence Toppman, charlotteobserver, "His great-uncle died at D-Day in Normandy. Now this veteran, and his bandmates, will march there. | Charlotte Observer," 23 May 2018 Ryan’s sister — Barbara Ott — kept a scrapbook of her memories of her brother. Dana Hedgpeth, Washington Post, "A 30-year-old murder case in Virginia closes with a guilty verdict," 27 Apr. 2018 What Paul couldn’t find in his mother’s scrapbook was any mention of the Fourth of July fireworks. John Kelly, Washington Post, "Things have been exploding over D.C. for decades — but not always on the 4th," 3 July 2018 The set list from Presley's MSA concert is nestled in a scrapbook Lipps brought to 360 Market Square. David Lindquist, Indianapolis Star, "You can now find Elvis Presley final-concert plaque amid shiny new spots on Market Street," 26 June 2018

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First Known Use of scrapbook

1825, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of scrapbook

: a book with blank pages to which you attach photographs, letters, newspaper stories, etc., that help you remember a person or time


scrap·​book | \ˈskrap-ˌbu̇k \

Kids Definition of scrapbook

: a blank book in which clippings or pictures are kept

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