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PAPERBACK

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does paperback mean? 

PAPERBACK (noun)
  The noun PAPERBACK has 1 sense:

1. a book with paper covers

  Familiarity information: PAPERBACK used as a noun is very rare.


PAPERBACK (adjective)
  The adjective PAPERBACK has 1 sense:

1. (of books) having a flexible binding

  Familiarity information: PAPERBACK used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PAPERBACK (noun)


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Meaning:

A book with paper covers

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

paper-back book; paperback; paperback book; soft-cover; soft-cover book; softback; softback book

Hypernyms ("paperback" is a kind of...):

book; volume (physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "paperback"):

pocket book; pocket edition; pocketbook (pocket-sized paperback book)


PAPERBACK (adjective)


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Meaning:

(of books) having a flexible binding

Synonyms:

paperback; paperbacked

Similar:

bound (secured with a cover or binding; often used as a combining form)


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