style·​book ˈstī(-ə)l-ˌbu̇k How to pronounce stylebook (audio)
: a book explaining, describing, or illustrating a prevailing, accepted, or authorized style

Examples of stylebook in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Moreover, this leader is charged with upholding The Times’ journalistic standards — both on specific questions that come up every day and on codifying the rules for our stylebook and standards and practices documents. Los Angeles Times, 20 Sep. 2023 The Associated Press also updated its stylebook, which many regard as the gold standard, to reflect the name change. Kate Conger, New York Times, 3 Aug. 2023 Advertisement - Continue Reading Below 13 Polka Dots Maeve Sweetheart Button-Front Dress By Maeve $160 at Anthropologie Take a page out of Kate Middleton's stylebook and go for polka-dot rehearsal dinner dress. Sophie Dweck, Town & Country, 22 June 2023 As the stylebook reminds us, seize the reins, give free rein to, put a rein on. WSJ, 12 Jan. 2023 It's also supposed to be lowercase, not uppercase, according to the Associated Press stylebook. Doyle Rice, USA TODAY, 12 Feb. 2023 If you’re set on dressing up for the occasion without sacrificing comfort, lift a page from Rosie Huntington-Whiteley’s stylebook and pair split-hem leggings with a blazer. Talia Abbas, Glamour, 26 Jan. 2021 Take a page out of her fashion stylebook and lean into the hot pink trend for a look that is anything but boring. Sophie Dweck, Town & Country, 5 Feb. 2023 Standards editors, that has been added to the stylebook. WSJ, 15 July 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1708, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of stylebook was in 1708

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“Stylebook.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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