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Definition of "paperback" []

  • A book having a flexible paper binding. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "paperback" in a sentence
  • "We get hundreds of books sent to us (upon request or not), and a thin paperback is usually something we ignore."
  • "For many people, a paperback is an inexpensive investment in an unknown quantity."
  • "As many of you know, I offer on my website signed hardcovers of books that have been out for a year or so, since by that time the paperback is available and the hardcover is more difficult to find in stores."