songbook

noun
song·​book | \ ˈsȯŋ-ˌbu̇k How to pronounce songbook (audio) \

Definition of songbook

: a collection of songs specifically : a book containing vocal music (such as hymns)

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Recent Examples on the Web As McMurray explained in a statement, his dive into the Grateful Dead songbook isn’t the result of a decades-long fandom. Daniel Kreps, Rolling Stone, 4 June 2021 Veronica Swift scats through jazz and Great American songbook standards at 8 p.m. Tickets via ourconcerts.live. Gary Graff, cleveland, 26 May 2021 At the last minute, Robson decided to bring a Beatles songbook. Cathy Free, Anchorage Daily News, 18 Apr. 2021 This year’s entry could be straight out of a Britney Spears songbook (Glory era, but nonetheless) and could have a huge stage show to match. Lindsey Weber, Vulture, 22 May 2021 At the last minute, Robson decided to bring a Beatles songbook. Cathy Free, Anchorage Daily News, 18 Apr. 2021 Then, Martin will appear as guest-mentor and — after speaking to and working with each contestant at a Malibu studio — help guide the contenders through the Coldplay songbook for their second performance of the episode. Daniel Kreps, Rolling Stone, 2 May 2021 Her favorite music came from the Cokesbury Hymnal and the Chuck Wagon Gang songbook. al, 1 May 2021 At the last minute, Robson decided to bring a Beatles songbook. Cathy Free, Anchorage Daily News, 18 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of songbook

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Songbook.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/songbook. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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songbook

noun

English Language Learners Definition of songbook

: a book that contains the music and words to songs

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