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[chek-boo k] /ˈtʃɛkˌbʊk/
a book containing blank checks or orders on a bank.
1770-80, Americanism; check1 + book Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Examples from the web for checkbook
  • Unlike balancing a checkbook, reconciling the greenhouse gas budget is extraordinarily complex.
  • She took out her checkbook and began to scribble a check.
  • Tim dug his checkbook from the desk drawer and wrote a hot check.
  • If he wants to give money to those less fortunate, he needs to use his checkbook, not mine.
  • Famous writers can get their friends to visit campus, but a nobody with a checkbook can bring in a laureate.
  • Then, when the cost is incurred, you can either transfer funds to pay for it or allow for it in your checkbook register.
  • While he is willing to whip out his checkbook, he wants the projects to be self-sustaining and ultimately profitable.
  • Take the checkbook and any other means to access the family money away from him asap and get him some professional help.
  • Brother needs a calculator to balance his checkbook and won't even consider doing his own taxes.
  • Both systems let you get up-to-the-minute bank balances, view historical information, and even reconcile your checkbook online.
British Dictionary definitions for checkbook


a book containing detachable blank cheques and issued by a bank or building society to holders of cheque accounts
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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