scrapbook

noun
scrap·​book | \ ˈskrap-ˌbu̇k How to pronounce scrapbook (audio) \

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.
Recent Examples on the Web Similarly, Salem’s music is a scrapbook of dispatches from the fringes of a nation under siege. Carrie Battan, The New Yorker, "The Disappearance and Cryptic Return of Salem," 2 Nov. 2020 Runner Cici Lemcke Flores was talking about Mary with her mom one day and came up with the idea of putting together a scrapbook with messages from all the girls to Mary – done in Braille. Lori Nickel, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Chin Up: She's 67 and blind; they're in elementary school. What could they possibly have in common?," 1 Nov. 2020 Marise McDermott, president and CEO of the museum, takes a message of hope from the scrapbook. Deborah Martin, ExpressNews.com, "1918 to 2020: Witte and Army medical museum artifacts from Spanish flu pandemic show much is the same amid coronavirus," 24 Sep. 2020 This season, grab a scrapbook, a selection of themed papers (this Cozy Christmas kit from Echo Park is a festive option for an at-home holiday celebration), have a few photos printed, and wrap it all up into one big gift. Emily Vanschmus, Better Homes & Gardens, "22 Sentimental Gifts That’ll Help You Make This Christmas Special," 20 Oct. 2020 Plus, there was another run-in with the Only Living (Single) Man in New York, Ron, who now gets his own official entry in the Creeps of RHONY scrapbook. Jodi Walker, EW.com, "The Real Housewives of New York City recap: Tinsley who must not be named," 4 Sep. 2020 Each piece is symbolic, and often sentimental—like the jewelry equivalent of a scrapbook, charms are collected as wearable memories that can be added to necklaces, bracelets, rings, and earrings. Daisy Shaw-ellis, Vogue, "Why Charm Jewelry Is Perfect For All Generations," 1 Oct. 2020 In 1895, after several years of searching, Adler found the scrapbook and bought it. Crawford Gribben, WSJ, "‘The Jefferson Bible’ Review: The Gospel, Sans Miracles," 30 Sep. 2020 According to the scrapbook, business and school shutdowns in 1918 didn’t last long. Deborah Martin, ExpressNews.com, "1918 to 2020: Witte and Army medical museum artifacts from Spanish flu pandemic show much is the same amid coronavirus," 24 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of scrapbook

1825, in the meaning defined above

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“Scrapbook.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scrapbook. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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scrapbook

noun
How to pronounce scrapbook (audio)

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

scrapbook

noun
scrap·​book | \ ˈskrap-ˌbu̇k How to pronounce scrapbook (audio) \

Kids Definition of scrapbook

: a blank book in which clippings or pictures are kept

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