paperback: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (pā'pur-bak"), [key]
— n.
  1. a book bound in a flexible paper cover, often a lower-priced edition of a hardcover book.
  1. (of a book) bound in a flexible paper cover: a paperback edition of Orwell's novel.
  2. of, for, or pertaining to paperbacks:Cf. a paperback bookstore.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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