guidebook guidebook  /ˈɡaɪd ˌbʊk/

Definition(s):

  • (n) something that offers basic information or instruction

Usage(s):

  1. Users, who vary in age, say it also gives them a more authentic, outside-the-guidebook experience.
  2. Opening up cities block by block, door by door Like traveler's checks and Lomotil, guidebooks are a necessary nuisance.
  3. He wanted a break from the guidebook grind, and A Groove in the Map offered a chance to switch gears.

News

  1. The 10 Best Tourist Spots Every New Yorker Should Visit

    New Yorkers take pride in eschewing the tourist scene—after all, we know the real New York, don't we? But in this city, not every guidebook highlight is as brutal as Times Square, and there are plenty of popular pilgrimages worth checking out from time to time. Though, maybe not on a Saturday. Or anytime near Christmas. Here are our favorite tourist spots in the city; as always, leave yours in ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Gothamist

  2. ‘Overcoming Language Barriers’ Explores Use of Black English

    New guidebook focuses on helping linguistically different African American students find success in school. (PRWeb June 11, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/AmandaJJonesEdD/06/prweb10820612.htm
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Around Snohomish County

    Award-winning Washington State Guidebook author Craig Romano plans to speak at 7 p.m. Friday at the Pilchuck Audubon Society at the Everett Firefighters Hall, 2411 Hewitt Avenue, Everett.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Everett Herald

Quotes

  1. "A guidebook that will lead the world to peace is now complete, and this is really wonderful," Hatoyama said of the report.
    on Dec 15, 2009 By: Yukio Hatoyama Source: AFP

  2. "Field Manual 3-07, Stability Operations, represents a milestone in Army doctrine," said Caldwell. "It is a roadmap from conflict to peace, a practical guidebook for adaptive, creative leadership at a critical time in our history. It...
    on Oct 6, 2008 By: William Caldwell Source: Army Public Affairs

  3. "Helen King (his grandmother) created stencils, stamped patterns on burlap and sold the patterns as a kit, along with cloth and a guidebook on how to hook rugs," Butt said. "I used to help her."
    on Apr 5, 2007 By: Tom Butt Source: Alameda Times-Star

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