style·​book | \ ˈstī(-ə)l-ˌbu̇k How to pronounce stylebook (audio) \

Definition of stylebook

: a book explaining, describing, or illustrating a prevailing, accepted, or authorized style

Examples of stylebook in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Our default on the matter is our base dictionary, Webster’s New World College 5th, but the Journal stylebook has exceptions. WSJ, 5 Apr. 2022 So, his preference and Laura’s and the stylebook’s is autistic people. WSJ, 10 Mar. 2022 Many of these examples are in the stylebook and most are also reflected in the Tansa spell-checker. WSJ, 5 Apr. 2022 It's also supposed to be lowercase, not uppercase, according to the Associated Press stylebook. Doyle Rice, USA TODAY, 7 Mar. 2022 Chiu described the regulation as a sort of stylebook entry for Hong Kong journalists. Timothy Mclaughlin, The Atlantic, 19 Feb. 2022 Overall, Paul explained, some editors still insisted that common sense was more important than a stylebook. WSJ, 1 Feb. 2022 These 9/11-related style items are in the WSJ stylebook. WSJ, 8 Sep. 2021 See the full explanation in the stylebook under electrical measurements. WSJ, 11 June 2021 See More

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First Known Use of stylebook

1708, in the meaning defined above

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30 May 2022

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“Stylebook.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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