paperback definition

  • noun:
    • a novel having a flexible report binding.
    • a novel with versatile binding.
    • A book with report covers; -- contrasted with hardback or hardcover.
    • a novel with paper covers
  • adjective:
    • Having flexible binding.
    • having a flexible binding; -- of books. Compared to hardcover or hardbacked or hardbound.
    • (of publications) having a flexible binding

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