hardcover definition

  • adjective:
    • Bound in cloth, cardboard, or fabric without paper. Used of publications.
    • Having a rigid binding.
    • having a tough straight back or address
  • noun:
    • A hardcover book.
    • a novel with a rigid binding, often of cardboard or fabric.
    • a novel with cardboard or fabric or leather-based covers
  • adjective-and-noun:
    • just like hardback n. and a.

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