AskDefine | Define playbook

Dictionary Definition



1 a notebook containing descriptions and diagrams of the plays that a team has practiced (especially an American football team)
2 a book containg the scripts of one or more dramatic plays; "the 1963 playbook leaves out the whole first scene"
3 a scheme or set of strategies for conducting a business campaign or a political campaign; "they borrowed a page from the playbook of the opposition"

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. A book containing the text of a play
  2. A book of games and amusements for children
  3. A book of strategies (plays) for use in American football

Extensive Definition

Playbook may refer to:

In drama

  • A book that contains a script or story for a theatrical play. This written version of the composition is used in preparing for a performance

In sports

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