yearbook

noun
year·​book | \ ˈyir-ˌbu̇k How to pronounce yearbook (audio) \

Definition of yearbook

1 : a book published yearly as a report or summary of statistics or facts : annual
2 : a school publication that is compiled usually by a graduating class and that serves as a record of the year's activities

Examples of yearbook in a Sentence

They signed each other's yearbooks.
Recent Examples on the Web The class of 2021 will have an interesting yearbook. Slone Terranella, USA TODAY, "COVID-era high school yearbooks will be filled with distanced photos, DIY portraits," 20 Oct. 2020 When his senior yearbook was published, a paragraph was written on what Underhill might likely go on to do. Dana Hunsinger Benbow, The Indianapolis Star, "One Purdue fan's crushing struggle as he lost sports during coronavirus pandemic," 11 Nov. 2020 Iris flips through the yearbook in the auditorium, daydreaming about what the day-to-day life of this purple-haired girl seen in photographs must've been like. Nick Romano, EW.com, "The Walking Dead: World Beyond recap: High school horror show," 26 Oct. 2020 Northam has made racial equity in Virginia a cause since he was caught up in a blackface scandal over his 1984 Eastern Virginia Medical School yearbook. Ian Shapira, Washington Post, "Northam calls for VMI investigation after Black cadets describe relentless racism," 19 Oct. 2020 Walled Lake Western yearbook teacher Lori Watson said the class is relying more than ever on its social media channels to get content. Slone Terranella, Detroit Free Press, "High schools get creative to create COVID-era yearbooks," 19 Oct. 2020 According to a high school yearbook and court records, a person by Granzow’s name grew up in Maryland, near Washington, DC. Max Kutner, Wired, "@Team_Trump45 and the Hazards of Online Sleuthing," 29 Oct. 2020 To function properly, a yearbook should serve as a time capsule of the year. National Geographic, "A high school yearbook editor reflects on the tumultuous year she had to document," 13 Oct. 2020 The class of 2021 will have an interesting yearbook. Slone Terranella, USA TODAY, "COVID-era high school yearbooks will be filled with distanced photos, DIY portraits," 20 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of yearbook

1677, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Yearbook.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yearbook. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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yearbook

noun
How to pronounce yearbook (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of yearbook

: a book about a particular topic (such as sports or news) that is published each year
US : a book that is published by a school each year and that shows the activities at the school during that year

yearbook

noun
year·​book | \ ˈyir-ˌbu̇k How to pronounce yearbook (audio) \

Kids Definition of yearbook

1 : a book published once a year especially as a report or summary of a certain topic (as new discoveries in science)
2 : a publication that shows a school's current students and staff and the activities that took place during the school year

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