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a private daily record of one’s experiences and feelings; journal, daybook, log, chronicle
Not to be confused with:
dairy – a place where milk and cream are kept and butter and cheese are made; a shop or company that sells milk, butter, etc.
Abused, Confused, & Misused Words by Mary Embree Copyright © 2007, 2013 by Mary Embree


a. A usually daily written record of personal experiences and observations; a journal.
b. A daily record of events or measurable phenomena, usually kept to track patterns over time: kept a diary of blood sugar levels.
2. A book or computer file used for keeping such a record.
[Latin diārium, daily allowance, daily journal, from diēs, day; see dyeu- in Indo-European roots.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.


(ˈdaɪərɪ) n, pl-ries
1. a personal record of daily events, appointments, observations, etc
[C16: from Latin diārium daily allocation of food or money, journal, from diēs day]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014


(ˈdaɪ ə ri)
n., pl. -ries.
1. a daily written record of one's experiences, observations, and feelings.
3. a book for noting daily appointments and the like.
[1575–85; < Latin diārium daily allowance, journal =di(ēs) day + -ārium-ary]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
Noun1.diary - a daily written record of (usually personal) experiences and observations
piece of writing, written material, writing - the work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect); 'the writing in her novels is excellent'; 'that editorial was a fine piece of writing'
blog, web log - a shared on-line journal where people can post diary entries about their personal experiences and hobbies; 'postings on a blog are usually in chronological order'
2.diary - a personal journal (as a physical object)
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.


1.journal, log, chronicle, memoir, daily record, logbook, day-to-day accountthe most famous descriptive passage in his diary
2.engagement book, schedule, agenda, calendar, timetable, organizer, Filofax(trademark), appointment book, personal organizerMy diary is pretty full next week.
'Keep a diary and someday it'll keep you' [Mae West Every Day's a Holiday]
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002


[ˈdaɪərɪ]N (= journal) → diariom; (for engagements) → agendaf
I keep a diaryestoy escribiendo un diario
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005


(= personal records) → journalm
to keep a diary → tenir un journal
I keep a diary → Je tiens un journal.video diary
(= appointment book) → agendam
I've got her phone number in my diary → J'ai son numéro de téléphone dans mon agenda.
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005


n (of personal experience)Tagebuchnt; (for noting dates) → (Termin)kalenderm; to keep a diary → ; desk/pocket diarySchreibtisch-/Taschenkalenderm; I’ve got it in my diaryes steht in meinem (Termin)kalender
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007


[ˈdaɪərɪ]n (daily record) → diario; (for engagements) → agenda
to keep a diary → tenere un diario
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995


(ˈdaiəri) plural ˈdiariesDairy queen noun
a (small book containing a) record of daily happenings. The explorer kept a diary of his adventures. dagboek مُفَكَّرَه، يَوْمِيّات дневник diário deník das Tagebuch dagbog προσωπικό ημερολόγιο diario päevik دفتر روزانه؛ دفتر خاطرات päiväkirja journalיומן दैनिक वृत्त की पुस्तिका dnevnik, zabilješke napló buku harian dagbók diario 日記 일기 dienoraštis dienasgrāmata; piezīmju grāmatiņa (ar kalendāru) diari dagboek, agendadagbokdziennik ورځنى يا دداشتونه diário jurnal дневник denník dnevnik dnevnik dagbok สมุดบันทึก günlük 日記 щоденник روز نامچہ nhật ký 日记
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.


يَوْمِيَّات diář dagbogTerminkalenderημερολόγιοdiario päiväkirjaagenda dnevnikDiareydiario 日記 일기dagboekdagbokpamiętnikdiárioдневник dagbok สมุดบันทึกประจำวันajanda nhật ký日志
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.

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From Latindiārium(a daily allowance for soldiers, in Late Latin also ‘diary’), neuter of *diārius, from diēs(a day) (whence also journal). Cognate with Spanishdiario(daily; diary).


  • IPA(key): /ˈdaɪəɹi/, /ˈdaɪɹi/
  • Audio (US)
  • Rhymes: -aɪəri, -aɪɹi


diary (pluraldiaries)

  1. A dailylog of experiences, especially those of the writer.
    They kept separate diaries. His was on paper and her diary was on her computer's hard drive.
    • 2005 January 30, Jef Biederman, “Feng Shui Is Like So Passe”, in Totally Spies!: Undercover, season 3, episode 19, Teletoon, Marathon Media, spoken by Alexandra “Alex” (Andrea Baker as Clover and Katie Griffin):
      No, I’m just going over the stuff Tara wrote in my diary.
      She’s writing your diary? Could you be any lazier?
  2. (Britain,Canada) A personal organizer or appointment diary.
    • 2004, Victoria Kidwell, Homework, page 29:
      It is recommended that teachers and pupils are issued with homework diaries to help implement and monitor the homework timetable.


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  • Hindi: डायरी(ḍāyrī)


  • Afrikaans: dagboek(af)
  • Albanian: ditar(sq)
  • Arabic: دَفْتَرُ يَوْمِيّاتٍ(daftaru yawmiyyātin); يَوْمِيَّاتfpl(yawmiyyāt); دَفْتَرُ مُذَكِّراتٍ(daftaru muḏakkirātin); مُذَكِّرات(muḏakkirāt)
  • Armenian: օրագիր(hy)(ōragir)
  • Asturian: diarium
  • Azerbaijani: gündəlik(az)
  • Bashkir: көндәлек(köndälek)
  • Belarusian: дзённікm(dzjónnik)
  • Bengali: দিনলিপি(dinlipi), রোজনামচা(roznamca), রোজনামা(roznama)
  • Bulgarian: дне́вник(bg)m(dnévnik)
  • Burmese: ဒိုင်ယာရီ(my)(duing-yari), နေ့စဉ်မှတ်တမ်း(my)(ne.canyhmattam:)
  • Catalan: diari(ca)m
  • Central Dusun: diari
  • Chinese:
    Cantonese: 日記, 日记(jat6 gei3)
    Mandarin: 日記(zh), 日记(zh)(rìjì)
  • Czech: deník(cs)m
  • Danish: dagbog(da)c
  • Dutch: dagboek(nl)
  • Esperanto: taglibro
  • Estonian: päevik
  • Faroese: dagbókf
  • Finnish: päivyri(fi), päiväkirja(fi)
  • French: journal intime(fr)m
  • Galician: diario(gl)m
  • Georgian: დღიური(dɣiuri)
  • German: Tagebuch(de)n
  • Greek: ημερολόγιο(el)n(imerológio)
    Ancient: ἐφημερίςf(ephēmerís)
  • Gujarati: ડાયરીm(ḍāyarī)
  • Hebrew: יוֹמָן(he)m(yomán)
  • Hindi: दैनन्दिनी(hi)f(dainandinī), डायरी(hi)f(ḍāyrī)
  • Hungarian: napló(hu)
  • Icelandic: dagbók(is)f
  • Ido: diario(io)
  • Indonesian: buku harian(id), diari
  • Interlingua: diario
  • Irish: dialannf
  • Italian: diario(it)
  • Japanese: 日記(ja)(にっき, nikki), 日記帳(にっきちょう, nikkichō)
  • Kalmyk: өдрлг(ödrlg)
  • Kannada: ಡೈರಿ(kn)(ḍairi)
  • Kazakh: күнделік(kündelik)
  • Khmer: ជំនិតដៃ(cumnɨtday)
  • Korean: 일기(ko)(ilgi), 일기장(ko)(ilgijang)
  • Kyrgyz: күндөлүк(ky)(kündölük), дневник(dnevnik)
  • Lao: ສມຸດບັນທຶກ(sa mut ban thưk)
  • Latin: ephemeris, commentārius(la)m
  • Latvian: dienasgrāmata
  • Lithuanian: dienoraštis(lt)
  • Macedonian: дневникm(dnevnik)
  • Malay: diari
  • Maori: pukapuka rātaka, rātaka
  • Mongolian: өдрийн тэмдэглэл(ödrijn temdeglel)
  • Norwegian: dagbok(no)m
  • Occitan: please add this translation if you can
  • Persian: دفتر خاطرات روزانه(daftar-e xâterât-e ruzâne), دفتر خاطرات(daftar-e xâterât)
  • Polish: dziennik(pl)m, pamiętnik(pl)m
  • Portuguese: diário(pt)m
  • Romanian: jurnal intim
  • Russian: дневни́к(ru)m(dnevník)
  • Scottish Gaelic: leabhar-latham
  • Serbo-Croatian:
    Cyrillic: дне̑внӣкm, бѐлежницаf
    Roman: dnȇvnīk(sh)m, bèležnica(sh)f
  • Slovak: denníkm
  • Slovene: dnevnik(sl)m
  • Spanish: diario(es)m
  • Swahili: tarihi, shajara(sw)
  • Swedish: dagbok(sv)
  • Tagalog: talaarawan
  • Tajik: дафтари хотира(daftari xotira)
  • Tamil: நாட்குறிப்பு(ta)(nāṭkuṟippu)
  • Tatar: көндәлек(tt)(köndälek)
  • Telugu: డైరీ(te)(ḍairī)
  • Thai: อนุทิน(th)(à-nú-tin), ไดอารี(dai-aa-rîi)
  • Turkish: günlük(tr)
  • Turkmen: gündelik
  • Ukrainian: щоде́нник(uk)m(ščodénnyk)
  • Urdu: ڈائریf(ḍāyarī)
  • Uyghur: كۈندىلىك(kündilik)
  • Uzbek: kundalik(uz)
  • Vietnamese: sổ nhật ký
  • Volapük: delabuk(vo)
  • Welsh: dyddiadur, dyddlyfrm
  • Yiddish: טאָג־בוךn(tog-bukh)


diary (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) Lasting for one day.
    • 1605, Francis Bacon, a letter to the Lord Chancellor, touching the History of Britain
      the offer of a usurpation, though it were but as a diary ague


diary (third-person singular simple presentdiaries, present participlediarying, simple past and past participlediaried)

Online Diary

  1. (intransitive) To keep a diary or journal.
    • 2015, Hugh O'Donovan, Mindful Walking
      As part of her mindful movement practise, diarying is important to Sarah. 'It gives me a chance to see what is going on, to reflect on my experience.'

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Diary Of A Crossword Fiend

  • diary in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • diary in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
  • diary at OneLook Dictionary Search


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