Meaning of “cookbook” in the English Dictionary

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"cookbook" in British English

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cookbooknoun [ C ]

us uk /ˈkʊk.bʊk/ UK also cookery book

Examples from literature

  • She was consulting the pages of her cookbook, as a preliminary to preparing a special dessert for Sunday's dinner, and was humming as she did so. 

(Definition of “cookbook” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"cookbook" in American English

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cookbooknoun [ C ]

us /ˈkʊk·bʊk/

a book containing detailed information on how to prepare and cook different foods

(Definition of “cookbook” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)