Associations to the word «Textbook»


TEXTBOOK, noun. A coursebook, a formal manual of instruction in a specific subject, especially one for use in schools or colleges.
TEXTBOOK, adjective. Of or pertaining to textbooks or their style, especially in being dry and pedagogical; textbooky, textbooklike.
TEXTBOOK, adjective. Having the typical characteristics of some class of phenomenon, so that it might be included as an example in a textbook.

Dictionary definition

TEXTBOOK, noun. A book prepared for use in schools or colleges; "his economics textbook is in its tenth edition"; "the professor wrote the text that he assigned students to buy".
TEXTBOOK, adjective. According to or characteristic of a casebook or textbook; typical; "a casebook schizophrenic"; "a textbook example".

Wise words

Man is a creature who lives not upon bread alone, but principally by catch words.
Robert Louis Stevenson