Definition of datebook in English:



North American
  • An engagement diary.

    • ‘Before you swallow that multivitamin, schedule that doctor's appointment or even apply that moisturizer, check your watch and your datebook.’
    • ‘Are you going to put that down in your datebook?’
    • ‘And every time I work out, I note it in my datebook and mark it with a pink highlighter.’
    • ‘Under creative director Samantha Cameron, it has been introducing limited-edition versions of its trademark datebooks in zany colors such as hot pink and purple, priced at $172.’
    • ‘Michael searched through Sara's datebook until he found Jack's parents number.’
    • ‘Jem waits for a while, raising his eyebrow as he tries to determine if his photographer-intern is really checking a datebook, or if she's just pretending to sound more busy than she is.’
    • ‘He flips open Olivia's datebook, glancing impatiently at the various entries until his eye falls upon today's date.’
    • ‘Chris looks through the departed's datebook for clues.’
    • ‘It's well worth the effort to keep your datebook organized and current.’
    • ‘Each year, Sosin takes a new calendar and marks up his datebook.’