Textbook Definition

tĕkstbo͝ok
textbooks
noun
textbooks
A book giving instructions in the principles of a subject of study, specif. one used as the basis or partial basis of a course of study.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
school textschoolbooktext editiontext
adjective
So typical as to be suitable for inclusion in a textbook; providing a model; classic.
A textbook case of medical malpractice.
Webster's New World
Being a characteristic example of its kind; classic.
A textbook case of schizophrenia.
American Heritage
Synonyms:
casebook

Other Word Forms of Textbook

Noun

Singular:
textbook
Plural:
textbooks
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