The album of photos that many high schools and colleges offer students at the end of each school year is a yearbook. If you want to be sure to get your picture in the yearbook, join a lot of clubs and teams.

A traditional yearbook is a large, bound book organized by class, which includes a photograph of every student. Most yearbooks also feature pictures of teams, school groups and clubs, faculty members, staff, and candid photos taken throughout the school year. In many schools, it's traditional to get your yearbook signed by friends and even teachers. Yearbooks have become less common over the years, as digital equivalents have increased in popularity. Online yearbooks may eventually replace the printed version.

Definitions of yearbook

n a reference book that is published regularly once every year

annual, yearly
an annual publication containing tabular information in a particular field or fields arranged according to the calendar of a given year
almanac, farmer's calendar
an annual publication including weather forecasts and other miscellaneous information arranged according to the calendar of a given year
an annual publication containing astronomical tables that give the positions of the celestial bodies throughout the year
Type of:
book of facts, reference, reference book, reference work
a book to which you can refer for authoritative facts

n a book published annually by the graduating class of a high school or college usually containing photographs of faculty and graduating students

Type of:
a written work or composition that has been published (printed on pages bound together)

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