yearbook etymology

English word yearbook comes from English book, English year

Detailed word origin of yearbook

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
book English (eng) (intransitive, slang) To leave.. (intransitive, slang) To travel very fast.. (law enforcement, transitive) To record the name and other details of a suspected offender and the offence for later judicial action.. (sports) To issue with a caution, usually a yellow card, or a red card if a yellow card has already been issued.. (transitive) To reserve (something) for future use.. (transitive) To [...]
year English (eng) (by extension) The time it takes for any astronomical object (such as a planet, dwarf planet, small Solar System body, or comet) in direct orbit around a star (such as the Sun) to make one revolution around the star.. (sciences) A Julian year, exactly 365.25 days, represented by "a".. A level or grade in school or college.. A period between set dates that mark a year, from January 1 to [...]
yearbook English (eng) (US, education) A publication compiled by the graduating class of a high school or college, recording the year's events and containing photographs of students and faculty. A reference book, published annually.

Words with the same origin as yearbook

Descendants of book
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