Word forms: storybooks
1. countable noun
A storybook is a book of stories for children. ⇒ As a child she learned to draw by tracing pictures out of her mother's old storybooks. ⇒ ...two of her favourite storybook characters.
2. adjective [ADJ n] A storybook relationship, situation, or life is one that is perfect and ends happily, just as many fairy stories do. fairy tale ⇒ In many ways it was a storybook life. Summers in Salzburg. Weekends hunting in Connecticut. ⇒ It was a real storybook romance.
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