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facebook

See also: Facebook

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Etymology

From face +‎ book.

Pronunciation

Noun

facebook (plural facebooks)

  1. A reference book or electronic directory made up of individuals’ photographs and names.
  2. A college publication distributed at the start of the academic year by university administrations with the intention of helping students get to know each other better.
    The shipment of facebooks will be distributed to the freshmen during orientation and move-in-week.
    • 2003, Steve Hofstetter, Student Body Shots: A Sarcastic Look at the Best 4-6 Years of Your Life
      There is no interests section in the facebook. You know why? No one wants to flip through a book to find out which girls play chess.

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See also

  • yearbook (traditionally published at the end of the academic year)

Verb

facebook (third-person singular simple present facebooks, present participle facebooking, simple past and past participle facebooked)

  1. Alternative form of Facebook

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