Definition of guestbook in US English:



  • 1A book in which visitors to a particular place may write their names, addresses, and remarks.

    1. 1.1 A facility on a website on which visitors to the site may record their comments.
      • ‘You could leave a short compliment about their web site on their guest book.’
      • ‘I signed the guestbook on the site belonging to my local nightclub, and a couple of days later there was a reply to my message from this girl.’
      • ‘Each Web site in this study invites visitors to sign a guest book, join a mailing list, or contact the Webmaster for more information about the organization.’
      • ‘Our application will give us a simple guest book, in which visitors to the site can enter comments on our page.’
      • ‘Thousands of people from nearly 60 countries have been in touch with her commenting in her Internet guest book on her public account of her dying.’
      • ‘The guest book for the site has even attracted messages from abroad, and if you like your cricket then this is a site to bookmark.’
      • ‘To make your website stickier you can add a few simple interactive applications like site polls, surveys, a guest book, an event calendar, newsletter sign-up, etc.’
      • ‘Please leave a message in our guest book, and our staff will get back with you as soon as possible.’
      • ‘There is a guest book on the video site if you want to leave comments there.’
      • ‘We have received hundreds of favourable comments by email and in our guest book.’
      • ‘Whenever you visit a site, write a comment in the guest book with your signature file.’
      • ‘Fans are still visiting his guest book on a popular Eritrean Web site and registering their hope for Eritrea's future.’
      • ‘And the e-mails on the guest book have been unbelievable.’
      • ‘The website has a picture gallery, a forum, and a guest book, where visitors can leave their own personal messages or upload pictures to KSR.’
      • ‘I shall not be adding a comments feature or a guest book - I'm not satisfied that any of the available methods are secure.’
      • ‘I just added a guest book and polls, so check it out and let me know what you think, e-mail, sign my guest book or whatever.’
      • ‘Messages can be placed on the site's guest book using Internet cafes, local libraries or other places allowing public access to computers.’
      • ‘I am truly sorry though, for the many infantile commentaries in your guest book.’
      • ‘Many small personal websites operate a guestbook where visitors can leave their comments.’