Definition of commonplace book noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


commonplace book

BrE BrE//ˈkɒmənpleɪs bʊk//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːmənpleɪs bʊk//
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(especially in the past) a book into which you copy parts of other books, poems, etc. and add your own comments
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: commonplace book